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Experience Grand Canyon

Check out what opportunities await when you visit Grand Canyon.

Blue hour aerial view of Grand Canyon with golden clouds from sunset glow on horizon
Grand Canyon National Park

Explore a Wonder of the Natural World

View from webcam at Grand Canyon National Park looking north from Kolb Studio

Online Experiences

Can't make it to Grand Canyon National Park in-person? Check out our virtual hikes, live webcams, and other online resources.

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Hiker with walking poles walking next to canyon creek on Nankoweap Trail photo by John Strother 2017

Trails & Hiking

Learn about the trails at Grand Canyon National Park.

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Grand Canyon National Park Map

Maps & Directions

Navigate the park's offerings by checking out maps and directions.

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North Rim Lodge Dining Room

Where to Stay & Eat

Need help on dining, camping and lodging options? View options available to you, both within and around the park.

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Woman hiker overlooking canyon from New Hance Trail photo by John Strother 2017

Guided Tours

Browse our upcoming guided tours so you can full experience the Grand Canyon.

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Michelle Condrat painting on the South Rim Grand Canyon Celebration of Art NPS Michael Quinn

Artist & Astronomer Residency Programs

Learn about which artists and astronomers are contributing to the cultural and aesthetic legacy of Grand Canyon.

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Prep for Your Visit

Where to Explore

Grand Canyon National Park consists of a North Rim and a South Rim. Most people (around 90% of park visitors) visit the South Rim because it's closer to the Phoenix metropolitan area. But a little longer drive will get you to the beautiful, less busy North Rim.

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Planning Your Stay

Where to Stay & Eat

You have many different options for where to stay when visiting Grand Canyon National Park. There are some hotels and lodging inside the park, campgrounds in the park, as well as hotels just outside the South Rim entrance.

Visiting the Grand Canyon

What to Do

There are almost limitless options for what you can do at Grand Canyon—hike and backpack through the untamed wilderness, go whitewater rafting down the mighty Colorado River, take a mule ride to world-famous Phantom Ranch, or experience the canyon from above on a helicopter tour.

Classes & Tours

Select opportunities from single-day hiking classes and tours to multi-day treks.

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Other Things To Do

Looking for alternatives to hiking? Check out other Grand Canyon adventure options such as mule rides and whitewater rafting.

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Events

There are always plenty of happenings at the park. Check out what experiences are coming up.

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