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    Your phone : Listen to park rangers give 2 minute audio tours at various points of interest on the South Rim, from Hermit Road to Yaki Point, and the North Rim.

    Hiking:Walk part of the well defined, and mostly level Rim Trail, starting from any viewpoint in the village or along the historic Hermit Road and greenway. Day hike in and around the canyon or backpack overnight below the rim.

    Whitewater and Smoothwater raft trips on the Colorado River
    Whitewater trips through Grand Canyon last from 3 days to 21 days and require reservations well in advance. Half-day smoothwater trips from Glen Canyon Dam to Lees Ferry may be arranged by any Lodge inside the park and include transportation from the South Rim Village to Glen Canyon Dam.

    Bike: Located at the South Rim Visitor Center, Bright Angel Bicycles offers high quality bicycles to accommodate riders of all sizes and abilities. Ride throughout the village on the paved greenway trail system, or along the scenic Hermit Road.

    Visit the Scenic Hermit Road
    West of Grand Canyon Village, tour by free park shuttle bus, on a commercial bus tour, on foot, or by bicycle. This newly improved road winds 8 miles/ 11km past numerous canyon overlooks to the historic Hermits Rest.

    Visit the Scenic Desert View Drive
    East of Grand Canyon Village, tour in your private vehicle or by commercial bus tour. 25 miles (42 km) one-way. Views of the river at Moran, Lipan and Desert View Points. You may exit or enter the park to the east. (via Arizona highways 64 and 89)

    At Desert View Point, climb to the top of a 70 ft. tall (21.5 m) stone Watchtower for a panoramic view that extends for more than 100 miles on a clear day. The historic Watchtower is a replica of the prehistoric towers found on the Colorado Plateau and was designed in 1932 by legendary architect, Mary Jane Colter.

    The Tusayan Museum and Ruin, near Desert View, provides a glimpse into Pueblo Indian life at Grand Canyon some 800 years ago. View indoor exhibits and walk a self-guiding trail through the ruin.

    These are suggested by NPS! over 5 years ago

    Answered by Kathy Dragon via Site_iconTravellr.com
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    In June 2008 we drove all the way from Vegas to South Rim just to catch this beautiful sunset at South Rim Entrance at Tusayan. over 5 years ago

    Answered by Clara Koo via Site_iconTravellr.com
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    You do know that the Grand Canyon is in Arizona, right? about 5 years ago

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