Grand Canyon Mule Rides

Grand Canyon Mule Rides

 
One of the most exciting trips you can take while visiting Grand Canyon National Park is the famous mule ride.
The mule rides are very popular with park visitors and if you are wanting to have the experience, make sure you make your reservations early!

Xanterra South Rim, L.L.C. is authorized by the National Park Service to provide a variety of visitor services within Grand Canyon National Park. They offer two guided mule rides into the Grand Canyon from the South Rim.



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Grand Canyon Day Hikes

Grand Canyon Day Hikes

Day hikes are a great way to experience the Grand Canyon. There are great day hikes that you can take from either the South Rim or the North Rim of the Grand Canyon.



South Rim Day Hikes:

These day hikes are located at the South Rim of the Grand Canyon. These popular hikes range from easy to difficult.

We have provided you with a brief overview of the trail and even videos that will give ...


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Grand Canyon Tours

Tours of The Grand Canyon


While planning your trip to the Grand Canyon, you might want to consider one of the many Grand Canyon Tours that are available.


Grand Canyon tour packages range in duration from half-day to two-week long tours. Some of the most popular are the combination Grand Canyon tours from Las Vegas.



The variety of Grand Canyon tours provides you with a lot of different opportunities during your Grand Canyon vacation.



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Grand Canyon Webcam

Grand Canyon National Park Webcam

A great way to see the current weather conditions in Grand Canyon National Park is to view the Grand Canyon webcam (click image to view).



The webcam is located at Yavapai Point on the South Rim of the Grand Canyon. In addition to the webcam, Yavapai Point is also the location of the historic Yavapai Observation Station.


A new geology exhibit at Yavapai Poi...


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Grand Canyon Camping

Developed And Backcountry Camping At Grand Canyon National Park


Camping is a great way to experience Grand Canyon National Park. If you enjoy "roughing" it while you are in the Grand Canyon, you have several types of camping experiences to enjoy.


There are both developed and backcountry camping allowed in Grand Canyon National Park. Developed camping is where vehicles are permitted. Backcountry camping requires you hike or raft to the campsite.


For developed...


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Grand Canyon Hiking

Hiking In The Grand Canyon - What You Need To Know

Hiking the Grand Canyon is a wonderful way to experience Grand Canyon National Park up-close and personal.


There are a lot of hiking trails that provide you with a nice selection of hikes depending on your experience and fitness.


Hiking in the Grand Canyon is different from many other hiking areas. The terrain is steep, you are at fairly high elevation, drinking water is scarce, and temperatures can be extreme.


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Grand Canyon Lodging

Grand Canyon Hotels and Lodging


During your Grand Canyon vacation, you will find there are a lot of great Grand Canyon hotels and lodging.

There are old historic Grand Canyon hotels, a remote ranch that is accessible by hiking or riding mules, modern hotels and motels that are in Grand Canyon National Park.

We recommend that you make your Grand Canyon lodging reservations as soon as possible. The Grand Canyon is one of the most popular National Parks to visit and the local hotels fill quickly.



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Grand Canyon Maps

Grand Canyon National Park Maps

One of the most important items you will need for planning your trip to the Grand Canyon is a good map.


There are a lot of different Grand Canyon National Park maps. We have provided you with several types of Grand Canyon maps including general road maps, land ownership, a virtual tour, and links to National Park Service interactive maps that you can enlarge and even print.


If you are interested in a high quality satellite image m...


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Grand Canyon North Rim

The North Rim Of The Grand Canyon

Plan on visiting the North Rim of the Grand Canyon if you want to avoid the summer heat and summer crowds.


You will get a much different view of the Grand Canyon from the North Rim. The weather is usually cooler, there are a lot less people, and the area isn't as developed as the South Rim



The North Rim offers spectacular views and plenty of day hikes that allow you to explore a different part of the Grand Canyon.


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Grand Canyon Skywalk

The Skywalk Gives You A Unique View Of The Grand Canyon

The Grand Canyon Skywalk is a new but controversial addition to attractions at the Grand Canyon. To some people, the Grand Canyon Skywalk is an eyesore, to others, it provides a great visitor experience and a much needed sourcer of income for the Hualapai Tribe.


Opening in March of 2007, the Skywalk took 2.5 years of hard work and $30 million dollars to complete. The Skywalk is not a National Park Service operation, it was built by the Hualapai Tribe.

Visitors to the Grand Canyon Skywalk will have to pay two di...


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News Headlines

Fredonia Man Rescued After Grand Canyon...
Published:Sat, 18 Jun 2011 16:30:27 -0700
GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. (AP) - Authorities have rescued a 64-year-old Fredonia man on a hiking trip in Grand Canyon National Park.......

Missing hiker found at Grand Canyon...
Published:Sat, 18 Jun 2011 17:25:39 -0700
The 64-year-old hiker had provided his friends with a detailed itinerary of his planned hiking route, which immediately helped authorities focus their search to the North Rim area......

An 80th birthday challenge: Hiking the ...
Published:Sat, 18 Jun 2011 17:53:04 -0700
Arlene Dubay could have celebrated her 80th birthday with a cruise, a dinner out or a big party. - 8:18 pm......

Church service, fish fry to celebrate F...
Published:Sun, 19 Jun 2011 22:52:42 -0700
Bryant and Nancy Sarcoxie just returned from an exciting, fun and adventurous family vacation where they toured the Petrified Forest, the Grand Canyon, the Hoover Dam and Las Vega......

National Park Service wants to further ...
Published:Mon, 20 Jun 2011 01:16:53 -0700
The National Park Service wants to cut the annual number of tourist flights over the Grand Canyon by 30 percent, one of several proposals aimed at reducing aircraft noise heard on......

Salazar may address uranium-mining issu...
Published:Mon, 20 Jun 2011 00:59:16 -0700
Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar visits the Grand Canyon amid concerns about uranium mining near the national park.......