Located entirely in northern Arizona, Grand Canyon National Park encompasses 277 miles of the Colorado River and adjacent uplands. One of the most spectacular examples of erosion anywhere in the world, Grand Canyon is unmatched in the incomparable vistas it offers to visitors on the rim. Grand Canyon National Park is a World Heritage Site.
Our 7-day trip there in July of 2003 took us rafting the entire length of the Colorado River from just below Boulder Dam to Lake Mead. Being on the river is a magical experience combining relaxing floating with navigating up to class-five white water rapids. Nightime included great meals, river folklore, and camping underneath a brilliant canopy of stars.
If you love nature and adventure, you would love seeing the Grand Canyon from the inside. Along with the some exciting rafting, there are many day hikes to remote places with no one around. We highly recommend our outfitters Canyoneers who provided all of the gear, excellent meals, and rafting expertise.
Grand Canyon – Colorado River
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Fun little break from rafting – “Shooting the Little Colorado”: