Grand Canyon Fast Facts
How big is Grand Canyon National Park?
Grand Canyon covers a total area of 1,217,403 acres or 1,902 square miles.
How many people visit Grand Canyon National Park?
4,532,677 people visited Grand Canyon in 2021. A table showing all years can be found at Grand Canyon Visitation Stats.
When was Grand Canyon National Park created?
Grand Canyon was made a national park on February 26, 1919.
What are the highest and lowest elevations in Grand Canyon National Park?
Grand Canyon’s lowest point is 1,200 feet at the Colorado River. The highest point in Grand Canyon is 9,165 feet at the North Rim Entrance.
What time zone is Grand Canyon National Park located in?
Grand Canyon is in the Mountain Time Zone.
How much does it cost to enter Grand Canyon National Park?
$35 per private vehicle per week.
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Where is Grand Canyon National Park?
Grand Canyon National Park is located in a remote area of northern Arizona. The city of Williams is the nearest city of size, about an hour away from the South Rim. The town of Tusayan is adjacent to the South Rim entrance. There are no towns of any size in the area of the North Rim. Further directions and maps can be found at Getting to Grand Canyon.