Inner Canyon, Grand Canyon National Park

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#4 of 11 in Nature in Grand Canyon National Park
Explore the quite different interior of the Grand Canyon, with shadeless desert contrasting against cool forests at Inner Canyon. Although summer temperatures around the Colorado River reach well over 38 C (100 F), the abundance of springs and streams create pleasant oases, with many sandy beaches lining the river itself. Observe the waterfalls, spring wildflowers, and cactuses as you reach the bottom of the canyon by hiking, mule-riding, river rafting, or via an aerial tour. With the proper permits, you can camp under the rim of the canyon at campgrounds with running water, toilet facilities, and phone lines. Alternatively, you can stay at a ranch with cabins available as part of the mule tour. Put Inner Canyon into our Grand Canyon National Park route tool to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Grand Canyon National Park.
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  • We walked down the South Kaibab and up the Bright Angel Trail. Although it is very exhausting in both directions, it was more than worth it: Completely different, more intense, surprising views of the canyon compensate for almost everything! But don't underestimate the heat below!
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  • By getting into the Canyon, you see it in a totally different perspective than the millions that stand on the edge on top and look in. At every turn there is a new view and more wonders. Very strenuou...  more »
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