Grand Canyon Area MapsAnd Frequently Asked QuestionsHomeArea MapGrand Canyon Villageclick on image to enlargeSouth Rim Village and Tusayanclick on image to enlarge Download PDF Grand Canyon and Northern Arizonaclick on image to enlarge Download PDF Getting to the South RimGrand Canyon Arizona – Driving Directions Grand Canyon National Park is located in an area brimming with national forests, national parks, and national monuments in the Southwestern United States. Stunning views provide an ideal scenic backdrop for those who want to absorb the aura of the region through a road trip adventure. Almost any drive in any direction toward Grand Canyon is truly a vacation tour that is unique, and breathtaking!Click on which place you are coming from for Google directions:From Flagstaff take Interstate 40 West to WilliamsApproximately 1 hour, 40 minutes/89 milesFrom Flagstaff – Alternate RouteApproximately 1 hour, 30 minutes / 78 miles.From Phoenix, ArizonaApproximately 4 hours / 247 miles.From Las Vegas, NevadaApproximately 5 hours 30 minutes / 273 miles.From Grand Canyon North RimApproximately 5 hours / 214 miles.From Sedona, ArizonaApproximately 2 hours, 30 minutes / 110 miles.From Bryce Canyon LodgeApproximately 5 hours 45 minutes / 300 miles.From Zion LodgeApproximately 5 hours / 259 miles.From Grand Canyon AirportApproximately 15 minutes / 7 miles.F.A.Q.GRAND CANYON SOUTH RIM IS OPEN ALL YEAR! What is the best way to make reservations at the Grand Canyon?Simple. Just call the Grand Canyon Chamber & Visitor’s Bureau at 928-638-2901 for helicopter, airplane or jeep tour reservations. We can make your trip planning a whole lot easier! Is the Skywalk in Grand Canyon National Park?No. The Skywalk is located at Grand Canyon West, about a 4 hour drive from Grand Canyon National Park. Where is lodging available?Lodging is available inside the park, as well as in Tusayan, which is seven miles outside the park. Lodging is also available in Williams – 50 miles from Grand Canyon National Park. To view lodging and make reservations, CLICK HERE. Is camping available in the park or in the canyon?Camping is available at Mather Campground, Desert View and in Trailer Village with RV hook-ups. Reservations can be made by calling (303) 297-2757. Additional camping is available outside the park at Camper Village – RV campground, Ten X or camping “at- large” in the national forest outside the park. CLICK HERE for Tusayan Ranger District camping information.Write to:Tusayan Ranger District, Kaibab National ForestPO Box 3088Grand Canyon, AZ 86023 Are there any restrooms available for use in the park?There are restrooms available throughout the park. Is there a shuttle bus available for transportation in the park?Grand Canyon National Park provides a free Shuttle Bus System in the park. The Village Route operates year round. Shuttle service from Tusayan IS available from March through September. Is there car rentals available for transportation in the park?The only car rental agency in the Grand Canyon, Williams Arizona area! Servicing Flagstaff, Williams, Tusayan, and Valle, Arizona. We can pick up and drop off for your convenience. Book online and receive confirmation.Please call 928-600-4070 or book online at: https://grandcanyoncarrentals.com/about-us/Grand Canyon Car Rentals, LLC.3501 Airport RoadWilliams, AZ 86046Mobile: (928) 600-4070 | Office: (928) 635-1186grandcanyoncarrentals.com What kind of ranger programs are available in the park?For ranger program information, please pick up the free Visitor’s Guide or stop by the Grand Canyon Visitor’s Center for more information. A complete guide regarding Ranger programs, lodging, camping and more is provided free at entrance stations. What time does the park close?The entrance station and facilities in the park does have operational hours but the entrance to the park does not close. What is the best view of the canyon?There is really no one view point that is the best for viewing of the canyon. Both the West Rim Drive and the East Rim Drive offer excellent views of the canyon and river. Is the park wheel chair accessible?All lodging and restaurants are ADA accessible and many views of the Grand Canyon along the rim trail are easily accessible as well. Wheelchairs are available at Canyon View Information Plaza.Please write for a copy:Accessibility GuidePO Box 129Grand Canyon, AZ 86023 What is the weather like in the summer and does it snow there?The South Rim of the canyon is 7,000 feet above sea level so it does snow here in the winter. Temperatures below the rim are 20 degrees higher than what you find on the rim. How far is the North Rim?By Car, 212 miles. How far is Las Vegas?278 miles How far is Flagstaff?81 miles How far is Phoenix?231 miles What is the best way to see the canyon?It is up to the individual on how to see the canyon. There are tour buses, helicopter tours, airplane and jeep tours, as well as the mule rides. If you wish to hike into the canyon, there are many trails available for both the novice and experienced hikers or you can take an easy stroll along the rim trail. Depending on how much time you have it is totally up to you but rest assured, anyway you choose to view the Grand Canyon, it will make a lasting impression. Stunning, amazing, breathtaking…these words don’t even come close. Where are the Indian Reservations?The Hopi Indian Reservation is about 80 miles from the park while the Navajo Reservation is only about 10 miles from the eastern park boundary. You will also find the Havasupai and Hualapai Reservations in the area. The history of Native Americans at the Grand Canyon goes back thousands of years.