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"45-minute Helicopter Flight Over the Grand Canyon from Tusayan
"45-minute Helicopter Flight Over the Grand Canyon from Tusayan Arizona ""You will depart Tusayan Arizona located in the South Rim of the Grand Canyon on the safest and most comfortable-tourism based helicopter in the world. On your 45-minute helicopter flight enjoy the luxurious comfort and wraparound windows which offer breathtaking views of the Canyon. Enjoy the fantastic views of the Canyon as you fly over the 1.6 million-acre (6500 km²) Kaibab National Forest which borders both the north and south rims of the Grand Canyon. The Kaibab National Forest is home to the world’s largest ponderosa pines. Upon reaching the edge of the canyon
From $256.00
 
Grand Canyon Sunset Tour from Flagstaff
"Your tour starts with a climb from 4500 to 7000 feet to get a fantastic view of Arizona's highest mountain - the San Francisco Peaks an ancient volcano of 12600 feet. Continue toward the mystical rock formations of the Painted Desert and make a stop at historic Cameron Trading Post to shop for Native American artwork from the Zuni Hopi and the Navajo tribes. Your next stop is the incomparable Grand Canyon National Park. Catch a dramatic glimpse of the Little Colorado River Gorge and marvel at the glory of the Grand Canyon from some of the most amazing overlooks in the Park Lipan Point with its expansive view of the great gorge
From $164.00
 
Full Day: Grand Canyon Complete Tour from Flagstaff
"This scenery-packed tour begins with a drive along Highway 89a dubbed one of the most beautiful roads in America. The route continues through Flagstaff and then winds through fascinating lava flows at the base of Sunset Crater Arizona’s youngest volcano. It’s easy to see how this unusual peak earned its name. Next visit ancient Native American ruins at Wupatki National Monument. These prehistoric dwellings provide a glimpse into the culture of the area’s earliest residents.Of course the highlight of this comprehensive tour is the visit to Grand Canyon National Park. Nothing prepares visitors for the magnificence of this Wonder of the World. Stop for photos at breathtaking overlooks on the East and South Rim drives as your guide shar history flora and fauna of the Canyon and surrounding environs. Be sure to keep watch for abundant wildlife along the way. One of the stops will be Grand Canyon Village
From $153.00

More Warnings and Dangers in Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument

Watch out for rattlers

We didn't come across any snakes here but the warning signs are there for a reason. This is rattlesanke country. So watch where you are walking and stay on the paths - certainly you should avoid...
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toonsarah
Oct 24, 2011

Accessibility

The trail to the cliff dwellings, which is the only way to view them, is described as being a mile in length, but we felt that it was probably longer than this, though it’s hard to judge when you’re...
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toonsarah
Oct 23, 2011

A Very Remote Setting in the Gila Wilderness

This is more of a forewarning than a danger. From Silver City, the closest town, it is 44 miles to the Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument via NM-15, however the travel time is approximately two...
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Stephen-KarenConn
Apr 04, 2011

Plan Ahead

This article was posted in the news Jan. 15, 2007. It reminds one to take food, and prepare for the worst when you go into the Gila Wilderness. This is not like camping at a state campground in...
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painterdave
Jan 15, 2007

Snakes and Gila Monsters

The name of this place is Gila Cliff Dwellings and it is located in the Gila Wilderness. On a warm day you can expect that Rattlesnakes and Gila Monsters are taking in the warm sun. When it gets too...
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painterdave
Nov 12, 2006

Drive with care

There are many deer in this area. In the evenings and early mornings they feed along the roads. Slow down when you drive.The roads have many turns, you never know what is on the road just around the...
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painterdave
Nov 04, 2006
 
 
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Wilderness Areas are WILD!

The Gila Wilderness is a scenic area preserved in as natural a condition as possible. These natural conditions can be hazardous to you. Although every effort is made to provide for your safety, you...
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Stephen-KarenConn
Jan 02, 2005

One Bear of a Drive

By my own standards (I grew up in Iowa), the road to the National Monument is the worst and scariest I have ever driven. While the road itself is in good condition, it is so steep and winding that my...
Michalske
Apr 03, 2004

Top 5 Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument Writers

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Stephen-KarenConn

"Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument"
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toonsarah

"Home of the Mogollon"
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Basaic

"Basaic Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument Page"
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painterdave

"Gila "IS" A Real Wilderness Setting"
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jason707

"Gila Cliff Dwellings"
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