The Bright Angel Trail Is The Single Most Dangerous Hike In All Of Arizona
Arizona has no shortage of dangerous hikes, but one stands out above all the rest. Located in the Grand Canyon, Bright Angel Trail sees more rescues and 911 calls than any other trail in the state. Between its length, elevation, and lack of shade, this popular hike is a perfect storm of perilous factors.
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Have you ever hiked Bright Angel Trail? If so, what precautions did you take to lessen the danger? Let us know in the comments section, and check out our previous article for an Arizona hike that’s dangerous for an entirely different (and much creepier) reason.
Address: Bright Angel Trail, Grand Canyon Village, AZ 86023, USA
Katie Lawrence is a Southeast Texas native who graduated 18th in her high school class with a GPA of 4.25. She attended college in the Houston area and changed her major twice (psychology, computer science, and finally criminal justice) before taking a leap of faith and dropping out to pursue a career in freelance writing.
Today, Katie writes for the Texas and Arizona pages of OnlyInYourState.com and has never been more passionate about a job before. Outside of work, you can likely find her curled up on the sofa with a hot cup of coffee, watching a crime TV show or scary movie.