Traveling to Grand Canyon National Park
Where is the Grand Canyon?
The Grand Canyon was carved out by the Colorado River in northern Arizona in the United States. The northeast end of the Grand Canyon starts at Lake Powell and the city of Page at the Utah-Arizona border. The western end of the Grand Canyon is where the Colorado River empties into Lake Mead at the Arizona-Nevada border.
Getting to the Grand Canyon
Popular gateway towns to the Grand Canyon include Flagstaff, Page, and Williams in Arizona. You may take a train, airplane, or bus to the Grand Canyon, but most people drive.
Road Trip Ideas
Grand Canyon Area Events
Grand Canyon National Park is open year-round, but the events and activities in, and around the park, change with the seasons. From road openings and closings, to festivals and activities, even when it’s too hot to hike to the bottom of the canyon, we have your complete guide to the happenings in Grand Canyon National Park, as well as in nearby gateway towns in Arizona, Utah, and Neveda.
Tucson’s All Souls Procession
Many Mouths One Stomach presents the All Souls Procession Weekend: Procession of Little Angels and Night of the Living Fest (Saturday), and All Souls Procession and Dance of the Dead (Sunday). The Procession is a 2-mile (roughly 2-hour), human-powered, one-of-a-kind ceremonial march through downtown Tucson that ends with a celebratory ritual featuring the burning of a gigantic urn filled with messages, prayers, and remembrances provided by participants near and far.
When: Sat November 7 8:30 PM
– Sun November 8 9:30 PM
Where: Tucson, Arizona
Free Entrance to National Parks
When: Wed November 11 12:00 AM
– 11:55 PM
Where: National Parks
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From the basic to the curious, our park experts answer your pressing questions about Grand Canyon National Park. Whether you want to know which season to visit, what animals thrive in the Grand Canyon's demanding climate, or simply how deep is this great natural wonder, this section is for you.
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