Grand Canyon National Park - Arizona

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Overview | Map | Description | Things To Do | Camping/Lodging | Nearby

South Rim Hiking Trails
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North Rim Hiking Trails
Points of Interest | Grand Canyon Adventure Tours

Resources

DesertUSA Trading Post

Hike to the Bottom of the Grand Canyon

Raft Trip through the Grand Canyon Gorge

Visit Grand Canyon's North Rim Tuweep Wilderness

John Wesley Powell, first to navigate the treacherous Grand Canyon Gorge.



The South Rim and North Rim Visitor Centers are only 10 miles apart, across Grand Canyon's Colorado River gorge, but 215 miles apart by highway

Cities & Towns

 From SOUTH RIM Visitor Center
 From NORTH RIM Visitor Center

 Flagstaff, AZ: 84 miles southeast.

 Jacob Lake, AZ: 44 miles north.

 Williams, AZ: 56 miles south.

 Fredonia, AZ: 74 miles north.

 Tuba City, AZ: 79 miles east

 Marble Canyon, AZ: 82 miles east.

Holbrook, AZ: 186 miles east.

 St. George, UT: 163 miles northwest.

 Sedona, AZ: 110 miles south.

 Kanab, UT: 80 miles north.

 Page, AZ: 140 miles northeast.

 Page, AZ: 128 miles east.



Parks & Monuments

 From SOUTH RIM Visitor Center
From NORTH RIM Visitor Center
Wupatki NM: 73 miles east. Wupatki NM: 172 miles southeast.
Sunset Crater NM: 90 miles east. Pipe Springs, NM: 90 miles northwest.
Walnut Canyon NM: 90 miles east. Escalante Staircse NM: 120 miles north.
Slide Rock SP: 105 miles south. Navajo NM: 185 miles east.
Montezuma Castle NM: 134 miles south. Zion NP: 105 miles northwest.
Tuzigoot NM: 124 miles south. Coral Pink Sand Dunes SP: 92 miles west.


Recreation & Wilderness Areas

 From SOUTH RIM Visitor Center
 From NORTH RIM Visitor Center
Oak Creek Cyn. Nat. Area: 90 miles south. Glen Canyon NRA: 115 miles northeast.
Lake Mead NRA: 235 miles west. Lake Mead NRA: 200 miles west.
Kaibab National Forest: Adjoins the park. Kaibab National Forest: Adjoins the park.


Historic & Points of Interest

 From SOUTH RIM Visitor Center
 From NORTH RIM Visitor Center
 Navajo Reservation: Adjoins the park.  Navajo Reservation: Adjoins the park.
 Havasupai Reservation:  Kaibab Moccasin Res: Adjoins the park.
 Grand Canyon Caverns: 99 miles west.  Lees Ferry: 90 miles east.
 Tusayan Ruin/Museum: 22 miles east. Pariah Canyon Wilderness: 115 miles north.


Grand Canyon National Park

P.O. Box 129
Grand Canyon, AZ 86023
General Inquiries: 928-638-7888


Overview | Map | Description | Things To Do | Camping/Lodging | Nearby

South Rim Hiking Trails
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North Rim Hiking Trails
Points of Interest | Grand Canyon Adventure Tours


 

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