Park Access

Where is the Grand Canyon? Why is the park divided into North and South Rims? How do you get to the North and South Rims?

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Free National Park Days

The National Park Service has announced its free national park days for 2013. All park entry fees are waived. Read More...

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Grand Canyon Visitor Centers

There are several visitor centers throughout the Grand Canyon where you can find helpful information about the park. Read More...

Road in Grand Canyon National Park

Plan It: Grand Canyon Park Basics

Where is the Grand Canyon? Information every visitor should know about the Grand Canyon’s North and South Rims. Read More...

Grand Canyon Accessibility

Grand Canyon Accessibility

Don’t let limited accessibility deter you from everything the Grand Canyon has to offer. Read More...

Shuttle Stop in Grand Canyon

Grand Canyon Hours of Operation

Be sure to check weather and hours before departing on your adventure to the Grand Canyon. Read More...

Grand Canyon Information Center

Grand Canyon National Park Fees

Admission fees for Grand Canyon National Park can vary if you are on foot, in a vehicle, or in a group. Read More...

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Accessing the Grand Canyon

What is the North and South Rim of the Grand Canyon and how to get there. Read More...

View from Yaki Point

Accessing Yaki Point Road and Kaibab Trail Parking Lot

Whether you drive yourself or take the free shuttle, there’s always a way to access the park. Read More...

Top Ten Things to do in Grand Canyon

1. Go Hiking or Backpacking in Grand Canyon

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 Near the Grand Canyon

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 in the Grand Canyon National Park

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. Come Along on a Helicopter Tour

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