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Canyon View Information Center

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Address: East side of Grand Canyon Village, about 2 mi east of El Tovar Hotel, Tusayan, AZ
Phone Number: 928/638-7888

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Great place to start.

This is a great place to start a visit to the Grand Canyon. We spent some time walking along the rim and enjoying several viewpoints, then spent time in the visitor center and the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a great place to start a visit to the Grand Canyon. We spent some time walking along the rim and enjoying several viewpoints, then spent time in the visitor center and the bookstore. The Rangers and the displays helped us learn more about the canyon's history and geology, and helped us get our bearings to decide where to... More 

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Napa Valley, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The info center is located near the several bus lines, at the entrance of the park. It provides info in several languages, and there are plenty of maps.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The information centre is really lovely. Well set out and with lots to discover, be it information about the Canyon itself or the many shopping opportunities it provides ( who could resist the tiny Park Ranger outfits, perfect for a grandson to fit next Summer ? ) It is beautifully clean and well maintained with the emphasise on protecting the... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed our time in Grand Canyon National Park and everyone we met who staffs the park was friendly, patient, and helpful. The Information Center had good exhibits that enhanced our understanding of the natural wonder of the Canyon. There is a short 8 minute film (free) that is shown on a suspended globe which my family enjoyed so much... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Start your Grand Canyon South adventure her. Its cool inside and they can give you any information you need

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Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The information center gives visitors a very good option to receive background information, hiking tips and general information about tours and hours. The staff is always very helpful!

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Sydney, New South Wales
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A good information centre from where to start your explorations of the Grand Canyon National Park. Helpful staff, well signposted buildings and pathways. Good gift-shop, just no snowglobes!?

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Safford, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great place to get information on the canyon, ask the rangers any questions you may have, get your National Park Passport book stamped, and learn about what programs are going on within the park. If you are anywhere close, you have to stop and take a look inside! :)

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Jackson, nj
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This visitors center has a film you can watch, a 3D model of the earth and area, a weather station, and a wildlife exploration area. Information was geared to all levels of kids and adults.

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Breda, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited the canyon view information center. Very informative all you want to know about the Grand Canyon

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