Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park

Overview / Map of Grand Canyon

Welcome to the Grand Canyon

Welcome to the rocky splendor of the Grand Canyon National Park. At 277 river-miles long, an average of ten miles wide and nearly one mile deep, the Grand Canyon is widely proclaimed as one of the wonders of the natural world. It was established as a forest reserve by ...

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In A Nutshell

Open year-round, the South Rim has two entrances. The South Entrance is on Highway 64, from Flagstaff or Williams. The East Entrance is on Highway 64, via Cameron and Highway 89.  Fees and Passes Entrance to the park is $25 per vehicle and $12 per person for pedestrians and bicyclists. The ...

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Grand Canyon Packing Tip: Bring a Reusable Water Bottle

Bottled water is not available for purchase in Grand Canyon National Park. In order to reduce plastics in the park's waste stream, litter along trails and walkways and greenhouse gas emissions, Grand Canyon National Park eliminated the sale of water packaged in individual disposable containers in March 2012. Designated water ...

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North Rim Visitor Services

Grand Canyon National Park at the North Rim is located in northern Arizona, 215 miles by road from the South Rim. Of the more than 4.6 million visitors to the Grand Canyon in 2005, only about 10 percent traveled to the more remote north side.  The North Rim, however, is ...

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Getting to the North Rim

By Air: Delta Connection serves St. George, Utah, the near--est public transportation departure points to the North Rim. Airlines also serve Las Vegas, Nevada, where you can take connecting flights to the Tusayan, Arizona Grand Canyon Airport on the South Rim, which is at least a 4.5- to 5-hour ...

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