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To Truly Experience the Canyon

The inner canyon is the best way to experience the canyon if you have the time, energy and... read more

Reviewed 21 July 2018
SWTraveler898
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Highlands Ranch, Colorado
Where You Want to Be

Yeah, this is the place. If you can make the trip, find a way to get it done! There is nothing... read more

Reviewed 4 May 2018
C_William_L
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Massachusetts
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Reviewed 21 July 2018

The inner canyon is the best way to experience the canyon if you have the time, energy and inclination. Photos just cannot do justice to the Grand Canyon, the inner canyon gives you the full impact of the canyon. I did a rim to rim...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank SWTraveler898
Reviewed 4 May 2018

Yeah, this is the place. If you can make the trip, find a way to get it done! There is nothing like being inside the canyon to appreciate how really, really big the canyon is. And the views are splendid.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 29 April 2018

I am not an athlete, but like to hike, and I find the roundtrip rim-to-rim doable as a day-hike if it isn't too hot. Better for most people would be a multiday hike involving backpacking or a stay at Phantom Ranch. It certainly isn't for...More

Date of experience: April 2018
4  Thank Robert J
Reviewed 21 December 2017

Hurl yourself into in inner canyon. Take a trail, any trail. My favorite is the Kaibab , second would be the Bright Angel. Last time I did rim to rim to see more of the canyon. Best to get a cabin or bunk at Phantom...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank Cavydad
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Do not underestimate any walk you do into the Grand Canyon. While I was visiting witnessed two people become quite ill due to exhaustion and one women break her ankle. However if you come prepared to hike, take a mule ride or helicopter I really...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

The inner canyon is where the real beauty lies. To really experience the GCNP you have to put on your boots and your backpack. Get a little dirt under your nails. I don't know why but it seems the effort you put in to hike...More

Date of experience: September 2017
3  Thank dremmettdc
Reviewed 27 June 2017

We hiked the inner canyon from rim to rim. There is a lot to experience with a variety of trails and gorgeous views everywhere you go.

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Tom F
Reviewed 7 June 2017

You cannot fully experience and appreciate the Grand Canyon with a 7 day rafting trip thru the inner gorge. Words cannot even begin to tell what we felt and experience down there from the hikes to great spots to the silent quiet parts of the...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Cherie P
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

I just returned from an eight day white water rafting trip through the Grand Canyon on the Colorado River. This was one of the greatest experiences of my life! I went with a friend in celebration of my 60th birthday. The adventure was led by...More

Date of experience: May 2017
4  Thank DBstravelbuddy
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Four years ago my wife and I visited the GCNP as part of a 2-week western trip. I'd been there several times over the years and always thought how fun it would be to take a mule trip to the bottom. Then I found out...More

Date of experience: May 2016
3  Thank 238deanl
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