Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park

Visitor Area/Centers in Grand Canyon

Desert View Information Center

Desert View is located 25 miles/ 41 km east of Grand Canyon Village. The Desert View Information Center and Bookstore, located at Desert View Point near the park's east entrance, offers a Passport Stamp cancellation station, an excellent selection of publications, and memorabilia. Open daily from 9:00 a.m. to ...

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Kolb Studio

Once the home and business of the Kolb brothers, pioneering photographers at Grand Canyon, this building (1905) has been restored. Visit the free art exhibits in the auditorium, and shop in the bookstore. Kolb Studio is located in the Village Historic District at the Bright Angel trailhead. Open daily ...

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South Rim Visitor Center

Visit the park's main visitor center and bookstore at Canyon View Information Plaza ? only accessible by free shuttle bus, a one-mile walk or bicycle ride from Market Plaza on the Greenway Trail, or a short walk from Mather Point. During the winter months, the Visitor Center is open ...

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The North Rim Visitor Center

Located adjacent to the parking lot on Bright Angel Peninsula, by the Grand Canyon Lodge. The North Rim Visitor Center has park and regional information, maps, brochures, exhibits, and a bookstore. Open mid-May to mid-October, from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. daily. Interpretive programs are offered during the season. ...

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Tusayan Museum

A visit to Tusayan Ruin and Museum provides a look into the lives of a thriving community as illustrated by its pottery, seashell bracelets, corncobs, and arrowheads. See 2,000?4,000 year old original split-twig figurines. Art from today's tribes provides a glimpse into their rich cultures. The museum, open daily ...

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Verkamp's Visitor Center

A short walk east of the El Tovar Hotel and the Hopi House, Verkamp's Visitor Center is located in one of the canyon's oldest buildings. The facility features: An information desk A bookstore Exhibits about the pioneer history of Grand Canyon Village. Is open daily 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. At the information ...

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Yavapai Observation Station

How old is the canyon? How did it form? The new exhibits at Yavapai Observation Station answer these and other geology questions. Displays include three-dimensional models, powerful photographs, and exhibits which allow park visitors to see and understand the complicated geologic story of the area. The historic building, located ...

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