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


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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