Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon is a very big hold in the ground that measures approximately 277 miles in length, up to 18 miles in width, and a mile deep. It is in the northern corner of Arizona which is truly a natural wonder. For over a million years, the Grand Canyon has expanded due to the constant erosion by the Colorado River. And people from all over the world would love to gaze out this place. The Grand Canyon lies within Grand Canyon National Park which is managed by the National Park Service, and over 6 million visitors per year visit its red and orange grandeur.

Looking at the climate, the Grand Canyon is semi-arid where the bottom part of the Canyon is a desert and the upper plateau is dotted with forests. The Grand Canyon is divided into two parts, the North Rim and the South Rim. The South Rim can be very crowded by receiving 90 percent of visitors and it is open all year whereas the North Rim is not accessible as the South Rim.

The South Rim is the home to the Grand Canyon Village and the Bright Angel Trail is popular for hikers and sightseers. And the North Rim is for hardcore hiking and backwoods camping but it will be closed during unpleasant weather as the roads become dangerous.

Entrance Fees

You will have to pay the entrance fees at the entrance stations or you will have to purchase a pass in advance online or from nearby third-party vendors via or YourPassNow.

The east entrance to the park at the desert view is opened. Credit cards, Your Pass Now,, and the passes are accepted for entry.

Places to Visit in Grand Canyon National Park:

Grand Canyon has a unique landscape which attracts most of the visitors. If you hiker and love adventure the park has T hundreds of miles of hiking trails, departing from the South Rim Village or the North Rim Village. Grand Canyon is road trip destination the breathtaking view along the road trip gives to a unique experience.

  • Grand Canyon Village
  • North Rim
  • Bright Angel Trail
  • Rim Trail
  • North Kaibab Trail
  • Havasu Falls
  • Colorado River Rafting
  • Grand Canyon Skywalk
  • Grand Canyon Railway
  • Lees Ferry
  • Parashant National Monument
  • Tuweep

How to Reach Grand Canyon National Park

Most visitors fly into Las Vegas or Phoenix. There’s also a small airport in Flagstaff, which is just an hour from the South Rim, and some North Rim. As there is limited public transport you’ll need to rent a car. There are many car rental companies near the airport or you can even book through online.

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