South of Grand Canyon National Park, Grand Canyon, AZ 86023
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South of Tanner Rapids is the Escalante Route that winds alongside the Colorado River and provides an up-close view of the ... More
South of Tanner Rapids is the Escalante Route that winds alongside the Colorado River and provides an up-close view of the geological features of Arizona canyon country. Hikers who wish to explore this area may wish to choose this hike over the more strenuous Tanner Trail hike. This trail, which is actually an extension of the Tonto Trail, is challenging enough for most people. Only experienced hikers should attempt this 11-mile route, as it requires some rock climbing and difficult pack maneuvering. Water is only available at the river; bring your own supply of nutritious food and sufficient drinking water.
At 7,406 feet, Grandview Point is one of the highest lookouts along the south rim, providing sightseers with a unique
view looking down on the mountains. Due to its altitude, it receives more moisture, which in turn brings more ...
Of the two maintained trails in the south rim, this 6.3 mile trail is the less traveled. While it affords
extensive views in both directions, it offers no shade and is considered steep, descending 4,500 feet to the river ...
Nestled into the canyon's edge at Bright Angel Lodge , this facility blends into the landscape, as it provides panoramic
views and endless photo opportunities. Designed by architect Mary Colter, it opened around 1914, and was a place where ...