What is there to do near the South Rim of the Grand Canyon?
Here are some of the best ways to experience the South Rim of the Grand Canyon.
- Visit the South Rim Viewpoints.
- Bike Along Hermit Road.
- Walk the South Rim Trail.
- Hike Below the Rim.
- Ride a Mule into the Grand Canyon.
- Watch the Grand Canyon IMAX Movie.
- Take a Helicopter Flight Over the Grand Canyon.
- Yavapai Museum of Geology.
Which rim of the Grand Canyon has the best views?
Grand Canyon South Rim
Grand Canyon South Rim is most frequently chosen by first-time visitors to the area not only for its beautiful views, but for its abundance of visitor services and family-oriented activities. The South Rim is open year-round.
Which is better South Rim or North Rim Grand Canyon?
The South Rim is at a lower elevation which allows you to get a better view of the walls of the opposite rim. The sheer magnitude of the Grand Canyon is much more visible from the South Rim. The South Rim is more “user friendly” with paved paths along the rim.
Is the Grand Canyon South Rim open right now?
The South Rim of the park is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. The South Rim includes Grand Canyon Village and Desert View. Most services are available year-round.
How far is Williams AZ from South Rim Grand Canyon?
Grand Canyon National Park’s SOUTH RIM (open all year) is located 60 miles north of Williams, Arizona (via route 64 from Interstate 40) and 80 miles northwest of Flagstaff (via route 180). The Grand Canyon lies entirely within the state of Arizona.
Is it safe to go to the Grand Canyon right now?
Grand Canyon National Park is back open for business. Although there’ll be fewer restrictions in place during 2021, the National Park Service plans to take continued action to ensure all parks are safe to visit.