What is Monsoon Season at the Grand Canyon?

Description of Arizona’s Monsoon Season Generally when people speak of monsoons it brings a mental image of the horrendous torrential rains that plague Southeastern Asia.  In Arizona we speak of monsoon rains when we have thunderstorms that produce  two or three inches of rain in an hour or a day because generally Arizona gets less than 10 […]

Steaming to the Grand Canyon

Replication of 1902 Steam Car Ride To Canyon Two brothers from England are steaming to the Grand Canyon South Rim today and tomorrow. (August 26 & 27, 2014)  They bought the Toledo Steam Car in Michigan at an auction in 2004 and have spent the past eight years restoring it.  Now they are re-creating a […]

Need To Know – South Rim

South Rim - Need To Know

Location & Directions | Fee Stations: Open & Close | Parking & Shuttle Services | Backcountry Permits Grand Canyon South Rim is located in the Northwest corner of Arizona and can be accessed by Car, Plane and Railway. The town located right at the South Entrance to the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park is Tusayan, Arizona. The town at […]

Grand Canyon In Depth

Grand Canyon In Depth - Play

Grand Canyon In Depth A new video series being published by Grand Canyon National Park Service is called Grand Canyon In Depth. Episode 1 will give you a feel for the inside of Grand Canyon. At GrandCanyon.com, we encourage you to join those 5% of visitors that will descend below the rim. Here is a […]

Things To Do – South Rim

Attractions | Tours | Ranger Programs | Hiking  | Biking  | Camping | River Running | Mule Riding Attractions Grand Canyon South Rim Look-out Points – Whether you are driving, flying, biking or walking to get to the Grand Canyon, you come for the views. Please see our list of most amazing viewpoints. Grand Canyon South Rim Historic Sites – There are several historic sites […]