Grand Canyon National Park Off The Beaten Path

  • Off The Beaten Path
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  • Painted Desert layers along 50 miles cliff edges
    Painted Desert layers along 50 miles...
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  • Unmaintained roads are treacherous
    Unmaintained roads are treacherous
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Most Viewed Off The Beaten Path in Grand Canyon National Park

  • 1. Rafting

    As we head toward Page, Arizona we fly over the entire length of the river that we has just rafted for the last 7 days and 6 nights, we traveled for a total of 187 miles on the river and we were now...

  • 2. Hikes/Trails

    While you may not be alone at the bottom of the Grand Canyon, you will escape perhaps 98% of all park visitors, especially if you hike the South Kaibab Trail. Besides the solitude you get to see up...

  • 3. Native Americans

    Many visitors to the Grand Canyon NP do not know about a special oasis at the bottom of the Grand Canyon west of the Grand Canyon Village. Here, there is a small tribe of Havasupai Indians who live...

  • 4. Side Trips

    Funny how we look back on this Historical District. We didn't know it has specific meaning once we were there. All the buildings in this district are landmarks and represent the last 100 years. The...

  • 5. Colorado River

    There are two entrances to the South Rim of the Grand Canyon. Most people take the south entrance, heading north from Flagstaff. The east entrance is a longer drive north past Flagstaff and is less...

  • 6. Phantom Ranch

    Phantom Ranch is the only place in the U.S. where mail is carried out by mules for delivery. You can mail a postcard to friends (or yourself) from here and it will be stamped "carried by mule from the...

  • 7. Outside the Park

    When bringing friends to Grand Canyon, I start from the east entrance of the National Park's South Rim (as of 2008, car entrance $25 and for seniors, pass is only $10) going to the west side where the...

  • 8. Fauna & Flora

    At the bottom of huge fearsome cliffs, you can, on occasion, run past desert bighorn sheep. They are watching you as you float by watching them. There are rattlesnakes of different varieties - the...

  • 9. Rim, North

    The North Rim is over 8000 feet/2438 m above sea level. It is 1000 feet higher than the South Rim, and visitors with heart or respiratory issues may have a problem visiting it. It is also quite...

  • 10. East Entrance: South Rim

    If at all possible, especially if you've never been to the South Rim, I recommend getting there through the east entrance. It takes longer if coming from the...

  • 11. California Condor

    Some of the rarest birds in North America are found in the Grand Canyon now: The California Condor. At one time the population had gone down to as little as 22...

  • 12. Grand Canyon South Rim Graveyard

    Erected byJohn Ivens Post no. 42,The American Legionand its AuxiliaryPresented toGrand Canyon National ParkMay 30, 1929So says the plaque on the entrance to the...

  • 13. Vermilion Cliffs

    This untamed territory is some of the most rugged and rough terrain in the US. It has not roads going through an area of 50 miles each way. There is perimeter...

  • 14. Toroweap Point

    If you want a place very few people make it to which gives you a birds eye view of the river then Toroweap is the place. Why few people get to it is because it...

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