Attractions

Canyon in Page & Glen Canyon National Recreation Area

Antelope Canyon

Unearthly in its beauty, Antelope Canyon is a popular slot canyon on the Navajo Reservation, a few miles east of Page, and open to tourists by tour only. Wind and water have carved sandstone into an astonishingly se…
Top Choice Historic Building in Grand Canyon National Park South Rim

Desert View Watchtower

The marvelously worn winding staircase of Mary Colter's 70ft stone tower, built in 1932, leads to the highest spot on the rim (7522ft). From here, unparalleled views take in not only the canyon and the Colorado Rive…
Top Choice Viewpoint in Grand Canyon National Park North Rim

Marble View

A favorite of the many Kaibab Forest overlooks, this viewpoint makes a spectacular picnic or camping spot. From the 1-acre meadow, covered with Indian paintbrush and hiding Coconino sandstone fossils, views extend o…
Top Choice Museum in Grand Canyon National Park South Rim

Trail of Time

This interpretative display traces the history of the canyon's formation, and each meter equals one million years of geologic history. From the trail's start at the Yavapai Geology Museum just over a mile to Verkamp…
Top Choice Viewpoint in Grand Canyon National Park South Rim

Shoshone Point

Walk 1 mile along the mostly level dirt road to marvelously uncrowded Shoshone Point, a rocky promontory and some of the canyon’s best views. This viewpoint is unmarked; look for the small parking lot about 1.2 mile…
Historic Building in Grand Canyon National Park South Rim

Bright Angel Lodge

Commissioned by the Fred Harvey Company, designed by Mary Colter, and completed in 1935, the log-and-stone Bright Angel Lodge offered canyon travelers alternative accommodation to the luxurious El Tovar. Just off th…
Viewpoint in Kaibab National Forest

Grandview Lookout Tower

Built by the Civilian Conservation Corps in 1936 as a fire tower, the 80ft Grandview Lookout Tower offers great views of the region for those willing and able to climb all those stairs. From the park’s Desert View D…
Historic Building in Grand Canyon National Park South Rim

Kolb Studio

In 1905 Ellsworth and Emery Kolb built a small photography studio on the edge of the rim, which has since been expanded and now holds a bookstore and museum.
Historic Building in Grand Canyon National Park South Rim

Hermits Rest

Commissioned by the Fred Harvey Company and designed by Mary Colter in 1913, this low-flung stone building is the South Rim's western-most scenic overlook. It houses a small gift shop and a walk-up window, with sand…
Historic Site in Marble Canyon & Lees Ferry

Historic Lees Ferry & Lonely Dell Ranch

Lees Ferry was the site of the region's original ferry crossing, and of Charles Spencer’s 1910 effort to extract gold from the surrounding hills. Today it's the launching area for rafting trips down the Colorado thr…