Only 10 Percent Of All Tourists At Arizona’s Grand Canyon Visit The Little-Known North Rim
One of the most heavily trafficked national parks in the country, the Grand Canyon sees nearly six million visitors each year. Tourism is almost exclusively confined to the South Rim, with only 10 percent of people venturing across the canyon to the lesser-known North Rim. Offering the same breathtaking views and only a fraction of the crowds, this hidden gem is worthy of a spot on your Arizona bucket list.
The North Rim is fully open between May 15 and October 15, and only allows day use between October 15 and October 31 (unless you have a reservation for the North Rim Campground.) Between November 1 and November 30, the North Rim is strictly confined to daytime visitors only, and it closes during winter due to heavy snowfall. You’ll find more information here.
If you’d like to make a to stay at the Grand Canyon Lodge, booking is now open for the 2022 season. Click here to see availability and nightly rates.
Address: North Rim Visitor Center, 129, AZ-67, North Rim, AZ 86023, USA
Address: Grand Canyon Lodge - North Rim, AZ-67, North Rim, AZ 86052, USA
Address: Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona, USA
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