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The Grand Canyon Association Field Institute

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Join The Field Institute for your next educational adventure!

Guided hiking and backpacking classes and tours at Grand Canyon National Park since 1993.

Grand Canyon Association Field Institute is a program of the official nonprofit park partner, the Grand Canyon Association, and serves thousands of Grand Canyon visitors each year. We offer fun and informative educational classes and guided hiking tours for everyone, from seasoned backpackers to families with children on their first visit to Grand Canyon.

On guided day hikes & tours, overnight backcountry treks and rim-based learning adventures, you’ll share the wonders of Grand Canyon with Field Institute experts.

No matter what your age or Grand Canyon interest, whether you’re traveling solo or with a small group, you’ll be treated to what is often described as the trip of a lifetime!

Sneak Peek at 2017!

Our 2017 Calendar of Classes is finalized. Take a Sneak Peek. Learn More>

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Field Institute - Meet the Canyon - exciting family learning at Grand Canyon National Park

Turn your family vacation into a true learning adventure.
Enroll today by calling us at
(866) 471-4435
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Field Institute - Perfect for Hiking. Visit the South Rim this autumn.
Take a walk on the quiet side. Join us on the South Rim this autumn.
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