Grand Canyon National Park - Around North Rim (PDF Chapter)

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This is the Around North Rim chapter from Lonely Planet’s Grand Canyon National Park guidebook.

The North Rim sits on the southern edge of the spectacular 1010-sq-mile North Kaibab Plateau, refreshingly cool and green at 8000ft and surrounded below by red-rock scenery, miles of trails and vast expanses of desert wilderness.

  • boat on Lake Powell or hike a slot canyon
  • maps
  • cycle through the aspen and meadows of the Kaibab
  • transport
  • combine your visit with a trip to Zion and Bryce National Parks, a few hours’ drive north
  • restaurants & accommodation

Coverage includes: Kaibab National Forest (North Rim), Fredonia, Kanab, Page & Glen Canyon National Recreation Area and Vermilion Cliffs & Marble Canyon.

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