Kaibab Rim (Orange) Route - Need to Know
The Eastbound bus provides direct service from the Visitor Center to South Kaibab Trailhead, then it continues on to Yaki Point and Pipe Creek Overlook, before returning to the Visitor Center.
- The eastbound bus and the early morning Hikers' Express Shuttle offer the only motorized access to the South Kaibab Trailhead, since the road is closed to private vehicles.
The Westbound bus starts from the Visitor Center, travels to Mather Point and Yavapai Geology Museum, then it returns to the Visitor Center.
It is possible to begin a walk on the paved rim trail from Yavapai Geology Museum, Mather Point, Pipe Creek Vista, or the South Kaibab Trailhead, walk for a while, then catch the bus at any of these locations, for a ride back to your starting point.