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Grand Canyon South Rim Travel Guide

Grand Canyon South Rim Sports & Activities

Uncover sports & activities in Grand Canyon South Rim with our insider's guide.

Skiing

Tusayan Ranger District. Although you can't schuss down into the Grand Canyon, you can cross-country ski in the woods near the rim when there...

Air Tours

Flights by plane and helicopter over the canyon are offered by a number of companies, departing from the Grand Canyon Airport at the south end...

Bicycling

The South Rim's limited opportunities for off-road biking, narrow shoulders on park roads, and heavy traffic may disappoint hard-core cyclists...

Hiking

Although permits are not required for day hikes, you must have a backcountry permit for longer trips. Some of the more popular trails are listed...

Jeep Tours

Jeep rides can be rough; if you have had back injuries, check with your doctor before taking a 4X4 tour. It's a good idea to book a week or...

Mule Rides

Mule rides provide an intimate glimpse into the canyon for those who have the time, but not the stamina, to see the canyon on foot. Reservations...

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