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Grand Canyon National Park - Outdoors

 

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Ranked #1 of 27 Outdoors in Grand Canyon National Park
Category: Canyons; National Parks; Geologic Formations; Parks

The information below is a brief introduction and is not intended to be comprehensive. For more information, see links at right and Top Questions on the right in the TripAdvisor... more »

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Ranked #2 of 27 Outdoors in Grand Canyon National Park
Category: Hiking Trails; Trails
Owner description: One of the two superhighways into the Canyon, the other being the Bright Angel Trail, this path runs along a ridge offering... more » Owner description: One of the two superhighways into the Canyon, the other being the Bright Angel Trail, this path runs along a ridge offering stunning views. During the summer, visitors are advised to bring at least two quarts of water along because it can get very hot and the trail offers no shade. « less
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Ranked #3 of 27 Outdoors in Grand Canyon National Park
Category: Hiking Trails; Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas
One of the highlights of the less crowded North Rim, this spot offers a breathtaking view of Bright Angel Canyon.
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Ranked #4 of 27 Outdoors in Grand Canyon National Park
Category: Canyons; Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas; Geologic Formations; National Parks

The South Rim has the more familiar views of The Canyon, but the views from the North Rim are every bit as spectacular. What the North Rim has over the South Rim is solitude. Very... more »

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Ranked #5 of 27 Outdoors in Grand Canyon National Park
Category: Lookouts
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Ranked #6 of 27 Outdoors in Grand Canyon National Park
Category: Hiking Trails; Trails
Owner description: One of the two superhighways of the Grand Canyon, this well maintained and popular trail offers breathtaking vistas, some... more » Owner description: One of the two superhighways of the Grand Canyon, this well maintained and popular trail offers breathtaking vistas, some shaded areas, plus a number of rest stops that have drinking water. « less
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Ranked #7 of 27 Outdoors in Grand Canyon National Park
Category: Canyons
Visitors can enter the inner canyon by hiking, mule or raft, and can stay overnight.
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Ranked #8 of 27 Outdoors in Grand Canyon National Park
Category: Scenic Drives
Scenic drive on the East Rim of the Grand Canyon.
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Ranked #9 of 27 Outdoors in Grand Canyon National Park
Category: Lookouts
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Ranked #10 of 27 Outdoors in Grand Canyon National Park
Category: Hiking Trails
Owner description: This 14-mile, easy to follow path (the only maintained trail into the Canyon from the North Rim,) takes you by soaring... more » Owner description: This 14-mile, easy to follow path (the only maintained trail into the Canyon from the North Rim,) takes you by soaring cottonwoods, roaring springs and scenic overlooks until it ends at the Bright Angel Campground. « less
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Ranked #11 of 27 Outdoors in Grand Canyon National Park
Category: Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas; Lookouts; Historic Sites; Canyons
Owner description: Acrophobes may want to avoid this overlook, on the remote part of the North Rim, which provides awesome Canyon views from... more » Owner description: Acrophobes may want to avoid this overlook, on the remote part of the North Rim, which provides awesome Canyon views from sheer cliffs nearly 3,000 feet high above the Colorado River. « less
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Ranked #12 of 27 Outdoors in Grand Canyon National Park
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Ranked #13 of 27 Outdoors in Grand Canyon National Park
Category: Waterfalls; Deserts
Owner description: Often called the "Shangri-la of the Grand Canyon," visitors can hike, camp or just soak up the sun around these beautiful... more » Owner description: Often called the "Shangri-la of the Grand Canyon," visitors can hike, camp or just soak up the sun around these beautiful falls where rushing water spills from red cliffs into brilliant aquamarine pools. « less
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Ranked #14 of 27 Outdoors in Grand Canyon National Park
Category: Scenic Drives; Canyons

Not to be confused with "Grand Canyon West" (the Hualapai tribe's native lands, located outside of the boundary of the National Park), the West Rim Drive (aka "Hermit Road") is... more »

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Ranked #15 of 27 Outdoors in Grand Canyon National Park
Category: Lookouts
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Ranked #16 of 27 Outdoors in Grand Canyon National Park
Category: Observation Decks/ Towers
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Ranked #17 of 27 Outdoors in Grand Canyon National Park
Category: Parks
A resting point on the trail to the bottom of the Grand Canyon where you can refill your water bottles.
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Ranked #18 of 27 Outdoors in Grand Canyon National Park
Category: Bodies of Water; Hiking Trails
Located on the Colorado River, Lava Falls has very challenging rapids.
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Ranked #19 of 27 Outdoors in Grand Canyon National Park
Category: Lookouts
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Ranked #20 of 27 Outdoors in Grand Canyon National Park
Category: Geologic Formations
Owner description: This 2,000-foot-high escarpment stretches 200 miles across central Arizona into New Mexico.While sightseeing is the favored... more » Owner description: This 2,000-foot-high escarpment stretches 200 miles across central Arizona into New Mexico.While sightseeing is the favored pastime along the Rim, it also boasts a historic system of hiking and horseback trails, a couple of picturesque lakes for boating and fishing, plus backcountry skiing for the truly adventurous. « less
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Ranked #21 of 27 Outdoors in Grand Canyon National Park
Category: Hiking Trails
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Ranked #22 of 27 Outdoors in Grand Canyon National Park
Category: Lookouts
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Ranked #23 of 27 Outdoors in Grand Canyon National Park
Category: Trails
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Ranked #24 of 27 Outdoors in Grand Canyon National Park
Category: Hiking Trails
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Ranked #25 of 27 Outdoors in Grand Canyon National Park
Category: Lookouts
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Ranked #26 of 27 Outdoors in Grand Canyon National Park
Category: Canyons
Owner description: Cascading waterfalls and sky-high cottonwoods mark this canyon, an off shoot of the Grand Canyon, which is reached by a... more » Owner description: Cascading waterfalls and sky-high cottonwoods mark this canyon, an off shoot of the Grand Canyon, which is reached by a challenging hike and offers many idyllic spots for exploring, picnicking and camping. « less
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Category: Waterfalls
This waterfall in the Grand Canyon towers higher than the Niagara Falls.
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