Main Loop Trail Stop 16

Main Loop Trail Stop 16
Frey Trail that leads to the Juniper Campground

NPS Photo by Stella Carroll

To your right is a dirt trail known as the Frey (fry) Trail. Steep switchbacks lead up to the canyon rim and Juniper Campground. Named for early park concessionaires, this trail marks one of the easier (but still extremely steep) accesses to this canyon. Ancestral Pueblo people would have had to make their way into and out of the canyon to tend mesa fields and to trade. Undoubtedly these earlier inhabitants first used what was to become known as the Frey

Last updated: February 24, 2015

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