Grand Canyon National Park, Grand Canyon National Park

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Carved into the reddish rocks by the mighty Colorado River, Grand Canyon National Park features a variety of back-country hiking trails, scenic dirt roads, and stunning overlooks. This World Heritage Site is home to nearly 250 species of birds, 70 species of mammals, and 25 types of reptiles. The best way to take in the canyon's splendor, its geology and history, is by taking a guided walk. Shuttle buses take hikers to the trailheads, while mule rides are offered on the North Rim. A number of campgrounds and loggings are also available within the park. Use our Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary planner to add Grand Canyon National Park and other attractions to your Grand Canyon National Park vacation plans.
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  • My husband is already planning a longer vacation here. The shuttles are convenient and there was plenty of parking. We walked part of the South Rim with our small kids. I definitely recommend bringing...  more »
  • What can one say after viewing such beauty but that I feel so fortunate to have made it there in my lifetime. Hikes were challenging what with the elevation and the fact that we are senior citizens bu...  more »
  • the park service is going a great job. well maintained, knowledgeable rangers and great staff throughout.  more »

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