Grand Canyon National Park, in Arizona, is home to much of the immense Grand Canyon, with its layered bands of red rock revealing millions of years of geological history.
Address : Arizona, United States
Viewpoints include Mather Point, Yavapai Observation Station and architect Mary Colter’s Lookout Studio and her Desert View Watchtower.
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Lipan Point, with wide views of the canyon and Colorado River, is a popular, especially at sunrise and sunset.
Go Hiking in the 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.
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.
Ride a Train in the Grand Canyon
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.
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.
Spend a Night or More Camping
Camp under the stars in a tent, or at an RV Park, both of which can be found in the park.
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.
Take a Helicopter Tour Over the Canyon
Take a helicopter tour over the Grand Canyon for a unique and spectacular vantage of this vast, deep natural wonder. Read more about a day trip that includes rafting and a helicopter ride at Grand Canyon West.
Ride a Bike in the Grand Canyon
Log extra miles of breathtaking views on a bicycle. At the South Rim, rent a bike at Bright Angel Bicycles in the park and ride Hermit Road, which is closed to passenger vehicles, making it a relaxing and traffic-free ride.
Stand on the Grand Canyon Skywalk
The Grand Canyon Skywalk is a horseshoe-shaped walkway that extends almost 70 feet out over the canyon at the Hualapai-owned Grand Canyon West. It is not part of the National Park Service or Grand Canyon National Park.
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.