Over 50% of the Grand Canyon National Park is in Mohave County!

The Grand Canyon, one of the Seven Wonders of the World exists among lush desert landscapes, crystal-clear waters and breathtaking mountain peaks.

Grand Canyon National Park is the United States' 15th oldest national park and is located in northwest Arizona. Within the park lies the Grand Canyon, a gorge of the Colorado River, considered to be one of the Wonders of the World.

The park covers 1,217,403 acres of unincorporated area in Coconino and Mohave counties. The Grand Canyon divides Mohave county into two parts with an impassable gorge which no road crosses.

A powerful and inspiring landscape, the Grand Canyon overwhelms our senses through its immense size; 277 river miles long, up to 18 miles wide, and a mile deep.

Most visitors to the park come to the South Rim, arriving on Arizona State Route 64 which connects with I-40 at Williams, Arizona about 60 miles south of the park. Arizona State Route 64 enters the park through the South Entrance, two miles north of Tusayan, Arizona,

The beauty of the Grand Canyon, one of the 7 Natural Wonders of the World, is like nothing else you will ever experience. Each season of the year provides a unique vista.

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From the flowers of spring and the scent of the pine forest after a summer rain to the colors of autumn and the spectacle of snow during the winter months, your vacation to the Grand Canyon is a treat for the senses.

SUMMER temperatures on the South Rim are relatively pleasant. North Rim temperatures are a few degrees cooler due to the higher elevation. Inner canyon temperatures are extreme. Daytime highs at the river often exceed 105 degrees F. Thunderstorms frequently occur during July, August, and early September.

WINTER conditions on the South Rim can be extreme. The road into the North Rim is closed from the first heavy snow in November or early December to mid-May.

SPRING and FALL. Come prepared for a variety of conditions. Pleasant weather can change to rain or cold.

People from around the world marvel at the color, sound, art and performances of those whose ancestors made the Grand Canyon their home.Welcome to the experience, adventure and breathtaking beauty. Welcome to the Grand Canyon!

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