Grand Canyon National Park Local Customs

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  • 1. No Litter

    This makes me crazy. Have trash? 1. Find a bin: they’re all over the park 2. Open bin 3. Throw trash in It’s not hard. When hiking the trails, carry a bag to collect your garbage until you can...

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  • 2. Drop Off

    We went out before the sunrise to take pictures. It is really dark out in the desert - no street lights. When you are driving, you have the headlights of course. Buses on the Hermit Rest Route run one...

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  • 3. Information

    I'll mention this again in case you didn't read my "Where it belongs" review about trash. The park does not sell individual bottles of water. Not any. Or not under a one-gallon size, anyway....

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  • 4. South Rim: Say Amen

    I am perfectly fine thanking Mother Nature for her hand in creating the canyon but you may have other ideas. Interdenominational (Christian) worship services...

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  • 5. Pups at the Park

    Traveling with Rover? At the South Rim, four-legged friends are welcome on any of the paths and visitor areas (Village, Market Place and visitor center plazas,...

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  • 6. man provided shade & water

    One of the great amenities of hiking at the Grand Canyon are the shelters provided on the Bright Angel Trail. The park has to deal with a lot more hiking...

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  • 7. Respect those guard rails!

    It is considered very poor taste to climb over the guard rails for that perfect picture. "Just a little farther back Honey-OOPS!" (This really does happen all...

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  • 8. Wildlife at the rim.

    We learned that the Grand Canyon National Park has 75 species of mammals, 50 species of reptiles and amphibians, 25 species of fish, and over 300 species of...

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  • 9. Canyon myths and legends: Glen and Bessie Hyde

    Rafting the Colorado river has always been, and continues to be, the dream of many. While present day commercial tour operators make this dream a reality,...

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  • 10. Mules have the right of way

    Mule trains are used to transport people and supplies to the bottom of the Grand Canyon. The mules are well trained and do not spook easily, but a few rules are...

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  • 11. Ancient artifacts

    In certain areas, the ruins of ancient cliff dwellings are visible. Artifacts have been found in some of these locations. It is against the law to take any of...

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  • 12. Be prepared for the crowds

    The biggest drawback of the Grand Canyon is the crowds it attracts. There are few actual trails into the canyon, and they are well traveled, therefore crowds...

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