Photography by Mike Buchheit

Classes and Guided Educational Tours with Grand Canyon Association Field Institute

Photography by Mike Buchheit

Experience Grand Canyon up close and personal

Grand Canyon Association Field Institute helps visitors experience Grand Canyon like never before. On our classes, guided hiking trips, and educational tours you’ll learn about the geology and cultural & natural history of this magnificent place from those who know it best—geologists, historians, ecologists, archaeologists, and other experts. 

Looking to plan your 2018 learning adventure?

To help you plan, we published the full details of our 2018 Classes & Tours. 

Do not forget, registration opens for GCA Supporters on November 6th and for the public on November 14th.

Many of our classes fill extremely quickly. Therefore it pays to become a Supporter today.  LEARN MORE


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Guided day hikes and tours

In addition to the scheduled classes, the Field Institute offers day hiking classes and tours designed around your timetable that share the wonders of the both the North and South Rims.

Check Out the Guided Day Hikes