Of all the national parks in America, Grand Canyon may be the most famous. Visitors come from all over the world to marvel at this beautiful sight. It is one of the greatest natural areas in the country. At a mile deep, up to 18 miles wide, and 277 miles long, it’s one of the most astounding places to visit.
Grand Canyon National Park Information
Park Size: 1.2 million acres
Established: February 26, 1919
Entrance Fee: $35 per vehicle, $30 per motorcycle, $20 per person/cyclist (valid for 7 days)
Nearby Communities: Grand Canyon Village, Tusayan, Fredonia
Visitor Centers: Grand Canyon Visitor Center, Yavapai Geology Museum, Verkamp’s Visitor Center, Kolb Studio, Desert View Watchtower, Tusayan Museum, North Rim Visitor Center
Campgrounds: Mather, North Rim, Trailer Village, Desert View
How to Get There: Highway 64 and Highway 67 are the main gateways to Grand Canyon National Park.
Best Time to Visit: Grand Canyon National Park is open year-round. To visit the North Rim, visit between May and October.
Unique Things to Do: Hike to the Colorado River at the bottom of the Grand Canyon.