NEED TO KNOW Location & Directions – Open & Close – Entrance Packages & Parking Please note that paving of the road to Grand Canyon West is complete. Currently 25 mph speed limits apply in the construction zone where they are still completing shoulder work. Once the shoulder work is complete speed limits will be raised. Location & Directions: Grand Canyon West is located in northwest corner of Arizona and can be accessed by car, helicopter and plane. This area of the canyon is privately owned and operated by the Hualapai American Indians. There is entry fee for access. … [Read more...]
Visiting Grand Canyon West
Grand Canyon West is the home of the Grand Canyon Skywalk. Temperatures in the summer are warmer than at the South Rim of the Grand Canyon. However, for those with less time or inclination to go all the way to the South Rim, Grand Canyon West is your closest Grand Canyon vacation experience to the Las Vegas area.
THINGS TO DO Sightseeing Tours – Skywalk Glass Bridge – River Rafting SIGHTSEEING TOURS AT GRAND CANYON WEST If you decide to drive to Grand Canyon West instead of taking a helicopter or airplane tour from the Las Vegas area, there are several tours and sightseeing activities to do when you arrive. Grand Canyon West Look-out Points & Activities – Since private cars are not allowed in the Park, there is a free shuttle service to the various viewpoints and activities. Important viewpoints include: Eagle Point Viewpoint –At Eagle Point, there is a Native American Village walking … [Read more...]
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cO6HwmoX0cY You’re standing on a platform made of glass. The rim of the Grand Canyon is 70 feet behind you. The other side of it is 3 miles in front of you. Then you dare to look down and see ………… nothing - nothing but 2,000 feet of air between you and the bottom of the Grand Canyon. Until recently, a sensation like this could only be experienced in dreams. But now, on a small Indian reservation East of Las Vegas, dreams and reality will meld into one with the Grand Canyon Skywalk. Located at Grand Canyon West on the Hualapai Indian Reservation, the new … [Read more...]
Is a visit of Grand Canyon West"s Skywwalk worth the long drive? While we can not answer this question for you, we can give you some information to help you with your decision. Grand Canyon Skywalk was opened to the public on March 28th 2007 offers a unique experience - walking on air (almost) above the Grand Canyon on Hualapai Tribal Land. It can be a little unsettling to look down through the glass a couple of thousand feet to the Canyon floor below if you have a fear of heights, but for those who don’t it is a wonderful experience!. Traveling to the Skywalk takes a few hours from … [Read more...]