Grand Canyon National Park’s South Rim is open all year round, and is located 60 miles north of Williams, Arizona (via route 64 from Interstate 40) and 80 miles northwest of Flagstaff (via route 180).

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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 [...]

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 [...]