We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Be sure to visit Havasu Falls

An offshoot of the Grand Canyon, Havasu Canyon has been home to the Havasupai Tribe for the past... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2018
Taylor B
,
Chicago, Illinois
one big check off the bucket list

WOW! This was an incredible and challenging hike. The grade wasn't difficult and there was no... read more

Reviewed 2 February 2018
CR141
Read all 17 reviews
39
All photos (39)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent90%
  • Very good5%
  • Average0%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“tribal lands”(2 reviews)
“great hike”(3 reviews)
About
Cascading waterfalls and sky-high cottonwoods mark this canyon, an off shoot of the Grand Canyon, which is reached by a challenging hike and offers many idyllic spots for exploring, picnicking and camping.
Contact
Grand Canyon National Park, AZ
Website
+1 928-448-2141
Call
Improve This Listing
Recommended experiences in and around Grand Canyon National Park
from US$ 179.00
More Info
from US$ 99.00
More Info
from US$ 218.60
More Info
from US$ 62.00
More Info
Reviews (17)
Filter reviews
16 results
Traveller rating
14
1
0
1
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
14
1
0
1
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviews calcium carbonate tribal lands great hike stream vegetation waterfall horses packs river camp helicopter miles stops canyon
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 16 reviews
Reviewed 25 October 2018

An offshoot of the Grand Canyon, Havasu Canyon has been home to the Havasupai Tribe for the past 800 years. With water being the especially precious commodity that it is in the desert, the Havasupai consider the source of this river to be a sacred...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 2 February 2018

WOW! This was an incredible and challenging hike. The grade wasn't difficult and there was no climbing involved, it was just long and hot. My husband and I are in our early 40s, work out regularly and this was a surprising challenge for us. The...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank CR141
Reviewed 26 November 2017

This was a great trip, with challenging hikes and awesome views. I would recommend using a guide service (we used AOA) and hiking down to the canyon. The hike in and out are about 10 miles each way and rigorous but well worth it. The...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Tom L
Reviewed 17 April 2017

I just recently visited Havasupai for the first time from April 14th to 16th and although it is amazingly beautiful there, I couldn't get something off my mind. The horses and mules at Havasupai are mistreated and abused. While hiking down through the canyon I...More

Date of experience: April 2017
57  Thank gymlovechelss
Reviewed 12 April 2017

This is probably the most famous of all the stops you will be making on a river trip down the Grand Canyon. Havasu Canyon is easily spotted by the crystal clear water flowing out into the Colorado. The inlet into Havasu creek provides the perfect...More

Date of experience: October 2016
4  Thank RaktimRay
Reviewed 3 April 2017

We started out in the dark as we heard it was a tough hike. We ran into a couple guys on the way out and they needed water so we gave them some. They were very happy for it. Let me step back first and...More

Date of experience: September 2016
6  Thank rex m
Reviewed 17 February 2017

I hold memories of this place in my heart, from the first time I visited in 1969. I have been back two more times, although the most recent was in the 1980's before it became more crowded. I can't comment on the conditions there now,...More

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank Greg C
Reviewed 26 June 2016

I was with a rafting tour on the Colorado in early June 2016. The guides stopped at Havasu Canyon. We hiked about 1.5 mile to beautiful turquoise pools. The place is spectacular. The guides mention the water is light blue from calcium carbonate upstream. We...More

Date of experience: June 2016
6  Thank oldbarney1
Reviewed 7 May 2015

This was my 5th trip to HavaSupai but it was my Birthday so why not wake up and be 60 years old in World Class sight. From what I understand it going to be every 5 years to go back from here on. I backpacked...More

Date of experience: April 2015
3  Thank Jim B
Reviewed 21 March 2015

Amazing side hike while rafting the canyon with AZRA. This is a daylong hike from the mouth of them canyon. Popular with rafters so you can go as deep into Havasu as you want.

Date of experience: August 2014
Thank Prlaf61
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 3 nearby hotels
Havasupai Lodge
242 reviews
10.13 km away
Maswik Lodge
3,330 reviews
62.37 km away
El Tovar Hotel
3,344 reviews
62.73 km away
Yavapai Lodge
3,298 reviews
64.33 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 20 nearby restaurants
Phantom Ranch
242 reviews
63.39 km away
Jacob Lake Inn Restaurant
548 reviews
66.57 km away
RP's Stage Stop
798 reviews
68.23 km away
Bright Angel Bicycles and Cafe
318 reviews
64.91 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 106 nearby attractions
Mooney Falls
167 reviews
6.89 km away
Pipe Spring National Monument
204 reviews
61.75 km away
Havasu Falls
486 reviews
8.26 km away
Havasupai Falls
274 reviews
8.22 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
George F
8 May 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Greg C | Reviewed this property |
I agree, it would be virtually impossible to go into the canyon by foot and come back out the same day. Twelve mile round trip in the dry, approach canyon just to get to the head of actual Havasu. Then several more miles to... More
0
Votes
DeWayne D
19 April 2017|
Answer
Response from RaktimRay | Reviewed this property |
By siz if you mean six then yes this hike may be a little troublesome. All hike in the grand are not absolute beginner hikes. They require you to be of a certain age and be able to walk on uneven terrain. Plus there are... More
0
Votes