Inner Canyon, Grand Canyon National Park

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#4 of 12 in Nature in Grand Canyon National Park
Explore the quite different interior of the Grand Canyon, with shadeless desert contrasting against cool forests at Inner Canyon. Although summer temperatures around the Colorado River reach well over 38 C (100 F), the abundance of springs and streams create pleasant oases, with many sandy beaches lining the river itself. Observe the waterfalls, spring wildflowers, and cactuses as you reach the bottom of the canyon by hiking, mule-riding, river rafting, or via an aerial tour. With the proper permits, you can camp under the rim of the canyon at campgrounds with running water, toilet facilities, and phone lines. Alternatively, you can stay at a ranch with cabins available as part of the mule tour. Put Inner Canyon into our Grand Canyon National Park route tool to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Grand Canyon National Park.
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  • Hurl yourself into in inner canyon. Take a trail, any trail. My favorite is the Kaibab , second would be the Bright Angel. Last time I did rim to rim to see more of the canyon. Best to get a cabin or ...  more »
  • Do not underestimate any walk you do into the Grand Canyon. While I was visiting witnessed two people become quite ill due to exhaustion and one women break her ankle. However if you come prepared to ...  more »
  • The inner canyon is where the real beauty lies. To really experience the GCNP you have to put on your boots and your backpack. Get a little dirt under your nails. I don't know why but it seems the eff...  more »

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