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South Rim Visitor Center

Five miles north of the park's south entrance, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ
+1 520-638-7888
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Five miles north of the park's south entrance, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ
+1 520-638-7888
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This place is AIR CONDITIONED, and full of history. They have a neat video to watch, and this awesome light up map of various attractions within the canyon. They show a small tv clip of some attraction in the canyon, and a LED light comes...More

Thank Graendahl
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to get some information about your visit to the Grand Canyon. It's right in the middle of the Grand Canyon Village near a big parking lot so it's very easy to locate and get to.

Thank EmCow17
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely amazing. One of most impressive natural places in the world. The shuttle system is perfectly managed and allows to plan you visit as you like and see the canyon from different points. The one I liked the most ? Mohave point. Then if you...More

Thank Enzo M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A large facility with wall diagrams of the area, maps and photos. Rangers there to assist you in planning. Gift shop and restrooms. Helpful in planning. Only steps from the entrance

Thank frugalarnie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The visitor center is spacious and well organized placed. It is good that junior ranger program is handled by a dedicated staff member. Otherwise, it creates quite a waiting time we saw in other parks both for kids and for adults inquiring about park tours.

Thank Ksksksksks
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are exhibits in the center itself and a number of other establishments here as well; bike rentals; fast food, restrooms and a trail to the rim trail.

Thank Don49680
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are clean restrooms and helpful people at the front counter. The gift shop will not disappoint.

Thank Tom F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The park rangers here are very helpful. The video is a great introduction to the geography and history of the park.

Thank Thero_Kenman
Reviewed 16 June 2017

We stopped by the visitor center as the first stop to Grand Canyon. Received junior ranger program booklet, and a list of ranger program schedule. We watched a short informative video. Rangers are patient to explain the questions you may have. My kids went back...More

Thank jbcw66
Reviewed 14 June 2017

The millions of visitors each year are directed so well through this visitor center and other visitor spaces within the park. Locations of everything at the visitor center was confusing for just a minute or two. Buildings there are graciously spaced with numerous benches and...More

Thank landfall90
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Questions & Answers
30 November 2016|
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Response from Beth D | Reviewed this property |
The Visitor Center is inside the Grand Canyon gate there are several around the park
3 July 2016|
Response from OutdoorKidz | Reviewed this property |
Ummm...not sure about that. Look at the National Park Service Grand Canyon website for detailed info that might help answer your question.
9 March 2015|
Response from Robert J | Reviewed this property |
Believe it is about 6000-6200 feet. Have had altitude sickness myself, but never had it here. Generally had it at 8000-10000 feet. One way to eliminate it, is to stop drinks that contain caffeine for a week before... More