Adventures & Recreation

If you like adventure, then Grand Canyon National Park and the surrounding regions in Arizona, Utah, and Nevada are for you! Hike or backpack hundreds of miles of trails that provide unmatched scenery and panoramic views. Float a stretch of the Colorado River that awaits you at the depth of the 1-mile-deep Grand Canyon. Also see Travel Directory Activities and Sights

Grand Canyon Adventure Courses

Test your skills on an obstacle course. Build your team with adventure games. Read More...

Grand Canyon Backpacking

Explore the hiking trails and beautiful backcountry camping sites on an overnight or week-long trip. Read More...

Grand Canyon Biking

Find information and cycling routes in and around Arizona's Grand Canyon National Park. Read More...

Grand Canyon by Helicopter

Get a bird's eye view of the park by signing up for a helicopter tour. Read More...

Grand Canyon Camping

Campgrounds and RV parks in and around the park.. Read More...

Grand Canyon Hiking Trails

You can hike for miles in the park, if you're well prepared with routes and the proper gear and hydration. Read More...

Grand Canyon Jeep Tours

Take a guided tour on rough canyon roads in a jeep or all-terrain vehicle. Read More...

Grand Canyon Mule & Horseback Riding

Tour the Grand Canyon by mule or horse with a guided tour. Read More...

Grand Canyon Rafting Trips

Tour the Grand Canyon's many rivers and rapids on a whitewater rafting trip. Read More...

Grand Canyon Winter Activities

When the temperature drops, enjoy the Grand Canyon's many hiking trails and scenic vistas in relative solitude. New Year's Eve at Phantom Ranch is a popular event. Read More...

Viewing Nature with a Telescope

Wildlife and Wild Skies can be seen close up with a telescope. Read More...

Top Ten Things to do in Grand Canyon

1. Go Hiking or Backpacking

Grand Canyon National Park, and the greater Grand Canyon region, is a hiker’s dream. Most of Grand Canyon National Park is undeveloped backcountry. There are literally hundreds of miles to hike and backpack and explore. Despite the Grand Canyon’s popularity and numbers of visitors each year, visitors only need to hike a small distance to enjoy some solitude. Read More...

2. Ride a Mule into the Grand Canyon

Explore the depths of the Grand Canyon National Park on popular trails like the Bright Angel and South Kaibab trail on a mule. A Grand Canyon mule ride is an adventure and easy on your legs. Read More...

3. Ride the Grand Canyon Railway

Adventure, sightseeing and history! If it’s adventure, sightseeing and history all rolled into one that you want on your Grand Canyon vacation, then Grand Canyon Railway is your answer. This is an unforgettable experience and will add much to your vacation to the Grand Canyon. Read More...

4. Take a Scenic Drive

We think that a Grand Canyon vacation is America’s greatest road trip. It’s one big scenic drive. In fact, there are so many scenic drive opportunities it’s hard to limit our favorites. Read More...

5. Spend a Night or More Camping

Camp under the stars in a tent, or at an RV Park. Read More...

6. Go on a Rafting Trip

One of the most exciting ways to experience the Grand Canyon is to float through it by way of raft on the Colorado River. Read More...

7. Take a Scenic Flight

Take a helicopter tour over the Grand Canyon for a unique and spectacular vantage of this vast, deep natural wonder. Read More...

8. Go Mountain Biking or Cycling

Log extra miles of breathtaking views. Read More...

9. Stand on the Grand Canyon Skywalk

The Grand Canyon Skywalk is a horseshoe-shaped walkway that extends almost 70 feet out into the Grand Canyon. Visitors on the Skywalk, which has a clear, 4-inch-thick glass bottom, peer over the railing, or down through their stance to see the Canyon and all of its 4,000 feet of vertical abyss. Read More...

10. Take a Desert Jeep Tour

Experience the backcountry desert on and off road near the Grand Canyon and nearby recreation areas such as Sedona. View scenic vistas and the incredible variety of wildlife. Read More...

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