Places in the Grand Canyon

Find information about Grand Canyon National Park’s location, entrances, visitor centers and shuttle stops to get your logistics in order before your vacation.

Hiker at Bright Angel Point on the Grand Canyon's North Rim

Grand Canyon North Rim

Those visiting the remote North Rim (5-hour drive from South Rim) will be rewarded with a chance to see the canyon without the crowds. Read More...

The view from your tent at Fence Post on the North Rim of the Grand Canyon. Photo by Elisabeth Kwak

Grand Canyon North Rim Trip Logistics

This side of the national park only has full services between mid-May through mid-October. It is 1,500 feet higher than the South Rim and has snowy winters. Read More...

Sunrise at Mather Point on the South Rim of the Grand Canyon

Grand Canyon North Rim vs. South Rim vs. Grand Canyon West

What is the difference between the Grand Canyon’s three rims? Two are in the national park and the third is owned by the Hualapai Nation. Read More...

Sunset at Hopi Point on the South Rim. Photo by Gloria Wadzinski

Grand Canyon South Rim

Open 365 days a year, the South Rim offers plenty of activities, restaurants and, of course, gorgeous views. It is the most-visited part of the canyon. Read More...

Guano Point at the Grand Canyon's West Rim

Grand Canyon West Rim

The West Rim is privately owned and operated by the Hualapai Tribe. Walk on the Skywalk glass bridge over the Grand Canyon. Read More...

Biking on Hermit Road. Photo by Elisabeth Kwak

Hermit Road on the Grand Canyon’s South Rim

Explore this less-traveled route on the South Rim’s western end by foot, bike, or shuttle. Hermit Road follows the rim for 8 miles with scenic overlooks. Read More...

Grand Canyon Shuttle Bus

South Rim Shuttle Buses in the Grand Canyon

Free shuttle buses operate in and around the South Rim village. No tickets are required, and bus stops are clearly marked throughout the park by signs. Read More...

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South Rim: Desert View Drive in the Grand Canyon

Spectacular views on this scenic road will have you stopping often for photos. Read More...

Location of the Grand Canyon in Arizona, U.S.

Where is the Grand Canyon?

The canyon was carved out by the Colorado River in northern Arizona from Lake Powell at the Arizona-Utah border to Lake Mead at the Arizona-Nevada border. Read More...