Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park stretches 277 miles from one end to the other and welcomes visitors with steep and rocky walls that descend more than a mile to the canyon’s bottom.

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Bright Angel Trail – the Premiere Trail of the Grand Canyon

Location: Grand Canyon, South Rim Round Trip: 19 miles Difficulty: Strenuous Elevation Change: 4,380 feet Highest Point: 6,860 feet (at the trailhead) GPS Coordinates: N 36 3.432 W 112 8.623 Visitor’s Information All year round   The Bright Angel Trail is one of the three trails of the Grand Canyon, which lead to the very Colorado River. Two others are the South Kaibab Trail and the North Kaibab Trail. But the Bright Angel Trail is considered to be in the greatest demand and is the most heavily used trail of the Grand Canyon. And [...]

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Meeting the North Rim – North Kaibab Trail

Location: Grand Canyon, North Rim Round Trip: 28 miles Difficulty: Strenuous Elevation Change: 5,760 feet Highest Point: 8,241 feet (at the trailhead) GPS Coordinates: N 36 13.023 W 112 3.414 Visitor’s Information Open: mid. May – mid. October Planning to visit the Grand Canyon, you’ll have to decide first from which Rim to experience this breathtaking natural feature of Arizona State: South Rim, West Rim or North Rim. The North Rim is considered the least popular among tourists and hikers, but the reason for this is not the lack of picturesque views, scenic [...]

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Horseshoe Bend

  Location: Near town of Page, Arizona State Round Trip: 1,5 miles Difficulty: Easy Elevation: 4,200 feet GPS Coordinates: N 36 52.571 W 111 30.16 Visitor’s Information Open: all year round Free Parking No Pass Required If you are visiting the Grand Canyon, or have just seen the Antelope Canyons and are moving further, looking for some more sightseeing, or maybe you are planning a trip to a beautiful Lake Powell, there is a side trip on your way, which you should definitely include into your plan. It will cost you nothing except for [...]

South Kaibab Trail

Location: Grand Canyon, South Rim Round Trip: 14 miles Difficulty: Strenuous Elevation Change: 4,780 feet Highest Point At the trailhead – 7,260 feet GPS Coordinates: N 36 3.177 W 112 5.038 Visitor’s Information Open: all year round No Pass Required   South Rim, being the most popular among the rims and considered the most beautiful one, has a lot of attractions and many trails to offer to its visitors. Most of the tourists prefer to enjoy the beauty and majesty of the Grand Canyon from its edge, but we are sure that the real greatness [...]

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Breathtaking Trail of Time

Location:    Grand Canyon, South Rim Round Trip:    2,83 miles Difficulty:    Easy GPS Coordinates:    N 36 3.969 W 112 7.055 Visitor’s Information:    Open all year round, No Pass Required Magnificent and fascinating Grand Canyon astonished and attracted people for hundreds of years. But in spite of all uniqueness and incredible geologic history of Grand Canyon, there was no any program showing, teaching or explaining its geologic significance on a worldwide scale, until in 2007 Yavapai Observation station was rededicated as a Geology Museum, and [...]

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South Rim Viewpoints

Location:    Grand Canyon, South Rim GPS Coordinates:    N 36 3.558 W 112 6.581 Visitors Information:    No Fee Required The gorgeous South Rim has so much to offer to its visitors. Basing on what you feel interest in, there are many options of exploring the Grand Canyon from the South Rim. It has totally about 50 viewpoints opening for the visitors magnificent vistas of the canyon (and these are only named viewpoints, without regard to various unnamed pull-outs and viewpoints). Some of [...]

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Why are the views from Desert View Watchtower are the best ones?

Location:    Grand Canyon, South Rim Hours:    8 a.m. – 8 p.m. Elevation:    7438 feet GPS Coordinates:    N 36 2.649 W 111 49.568 Visitors Information:    Open all year round Entering South Rim from the South Entrance you will find yourself at Grand Canyon Village – a tourist center of the South Rim, with a Visitor Center, all the lodges, restaurants, historical points of interest and main transportation junction of the South Rim. If you decide to travel along the rim enjoying the variety of [...]

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Unforgettable hike along Bright Angel Point Trail

Location: Grand Canyon, North Rim Round Trip: 0,5 miles Difficulty: Moderate Elevation Gain: 200 feet Highest Point: 8,148 feet GPS Coordinates: N 36 11.821 W 112 3.177 Visitor’s Information: Open mid. May – October, No Pass Required Bright Angel point is considered to be the most popular viewpoint among the visitors of the North Rim. A part of its popularity was earned, of course, due to its location. The trailhead or the Bright Angel Point Trail, leading to the viewing area, can be found just behind [...]

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Cape Royal Trail / North Rim

Location: Grand Canyon, North Rim Round Trip: 0,6 miles GPS Coordinates: N 36 7.339 W 111 56.968 Being less popular among the tourists because of its location, North Rim has so much more to offer its visitors than the South Rim. According the statistics only 10% of the total number of tourists is going to the North Rim. And even less visitors have enough patience to get to its southern end – to Cape Royal. And we may understand why it is so. [...]