Grand Canyon North Rim

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

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

Offering fantastic views with less congestion, those willing to drive five hours and 212 miles from the South Rim will be rewarded a chance to see the canyon without the crowds.

Distance from nearby park entrances and cities

207 miles from Flagstaff, Arizona
212 miles from South Rim Canyon Village
351 miles from Phoenix, Arizona
275 miles from Las Vegas, Neveda

Map of the Grand Canyon’s North Rim

Grand Canyon North Rim Detail Map [PDF]

Camping in the Grand Canyon

Camping in the North Rim of the Grand Canyon

Camping in the park on the North Rim is restricted to established campgrounds. Campsites fill up fast; make reservations as far in advance as you can. Read More...

Toroweap Outlook

Grand Canyon North Rim is an Explorer’s Paradise

A more remote, rugged land John Wesley Powell described as, “ledges and cliffs where the soaring eagle is lost to view before it reaches a summit.” Read More...

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The Other Side: North Rim Trip-Planning Guide

The Grand Canyon North Rim is located in northern Arizona atop the Kaibab Plateau at an elevation between 8,000 and 9,000 feet, about 1,500 feet higher than the South Rim. Read More...

Point Imperial at the Grand Canyon. Photo by Whit Richardson

Top North Rim Viewpoints in the Grand Canyon

Don’t miss the views at the Grand Canyon’s quieter side – the North Rim. Top views can be had at Cape Royal and Point Imperial. Read More...