the Grand Canyon is 1,904 square miles, making it larger than the state of
Rhode Island at 1,212 square miles!
Grand Canyon is 277 miles long and 18 miles wide at its widest point.
The average depth of the canyon is
around one mile deep.
wildlife species call the Grand Canyon home, including 450 bird species,
91 mammal species, and 50 reptiles and amphibian species!
Where to stay?
Mather Campground Located
near Grand Canyon Village, Mather Campground offers great Grand Canyon RV
camping close to all the South Rim's conveniences and hiking trails.
Desert View Campground
by piñons and juniper, this secluded Grand Canyon RV camping spot is nestled 25
miles from Grand Canyon Village but within walking distance of breathtaking
Desert View Overlook.
Grand Canyon RV camping with fewer tourists, try the North Rim Campground. Open
from mid-May to mid-October; it’s an out-of-the-way alternative to the busy
Best time to visit?
months in the Grand Canyon are gloriously cool without being too cold. Winter
temperatures range from lows in the high 30F.
* Spring the
weather starts to warm up as spring arrives in the Grand Canyon. Spring is also
one of the dryer seasons in the Grand Canyon, with an average of eight days of
rainfall. Spring is a fantastic time to try your hand at photography.
* Summer is one of the most popular times to visit Grand Canyon National Park. If you’re
planning a summer trip to the canyon, prepare for large crowds!
* Fall as
temperatures begin to fall in autumn, so do the number of crowds in Grand
Canyon National Park and temperatures start to cool down.
What to do?
out backcountry hiking. A great way to avoid the Grand Canyon’s heat
is to try overnight backpacking below the South Rim.
along the South Rim. There are many places where you can explore
with your bike in the Grand Canyon’s South Rim, including Hermit Road.
a trip on a mule. Have you ever ridden a mule before? Now’s your
chance! Visit the South Rim and enjoy the Canyon Vistas ride.
To see where you could visit Grand Canyon National Park as part of a longer trip, please see our fantastic Tourbook with 33 suggested itineraries here
. For more information and how to book, contact your tour operator or travel agent.
Posted by: Cruise America & Canada RV Rentals Inc
Posted on: 14/05/2021