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Plan your Grand Canyon Hiking Trip

Planning your Grand Canyon hike is the most important step in ensuring a good time when you set out on your Grand Canyon hiking adventure. The Grand Canyon has hundreds of miles or trails, is 5,000 feet deep, 277 miles long and experiences all 4 seasons. Both Grand Canyon National Park and Havasu Falls require permits well in advance to secure a campsite before you begin your hike. You need maps, places to refill water and all the right gear.

Grand Canyon Hiking Adventures is here to help you plan the ultimate Grand Canyon Hiking Adventure. Whether you are doing a trip on your own, or want to hire a Grand Canyon guide service we’re here to set you on the right path.


Hiking the Grand Canyon is not your average walk in the park.  Deciding to hire a guide service will make your trip easier and safer.  It will also mean you’ll learn more about the Grand Canyon and be sure to spend more of your trip enjoying the Canyon. Learn more about Tours

If you’re doing a backpacking trip or some day hikes it’s nice to get a hotel aroom some times.  Luckily for you there are a lot of options near most of the Grand Canyon’s hiking trails. Learn more about Hotels

For those of you who don’t want to hike too much, but want to spend a night under the stars the Grand Canyon has some great places to camp.  There are only a few designated campgrounds, but with Kaibab National Forest and tribal land close by there are some amazing places to set-up your tent. Learn more about Grand Canyon Camping

Weather is a huge factor in Grand Canyon hiking.  There are four seasons at the canyon and some of them are better than other for hiking.  Make sure you think about how the weather will affect you before your trip to ensure the maximum amount of fun and safety during your Grand Canyon Adventure. Learn more about Weather

You can find your way around the Grand Canyon without some maps.  Use google maps for driving directions, or download one of our park maps for your Grand Canyon hiking adventure! Learn more about Maps and Directions