Whether you're stopping for a day hike or spending a long weekend under the stars, escape to the great outdoors with Moon Best of Grand Canyon. Inside you'll find:
Easy itineraries for one to three days in Grand Canyon National Park, from a morning bike ride along the South Rim, to a day hike in the inner canyon, to a full weekend exploring the park
The top hikes in Grand Canyon: Whether you're looking to stretch your legs for a couple hours or challenge yourself to an epic trek, you'll find trailheads, detailed trail descriptions, individual maps, mileage, and elevation gains
Can't-miss experiences: Make it the perfect getaway for you with the best views, scenic drives, picnic spots, and more. Trek into Havasu Canyon to see stunning waterfalls or drive to viewpoints along Hermit Road. Go on a rafting adventure on the Colorado River and spot wildlife like elk and bighorn sheep
Stunning full-color photos and maps throughout, plus a full-color foldout map
Essential planning tips: Find out when to go, where to stay, and what to pack, plus up-to-date information on entrance fees, reservations, and safety advice
Helpful resources on Covid-19 and visiting the Grand Canyon
Know-how from Arizona local and Grand Canyon expert Tim Hull
Make the most of your adventure with Moon Best of Grand Canyon.
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About the Author
A resident of Arizona for more than 40 years, Tim Hull has hiked its trails and driven its backroads from the deserts to the mountains to the wondrous depths of the Grand Canyon. As a news reporter and freelance writer for the past 20 years, Hull has written about the history, politics, environment and culture of Arizona and the Southwest for newspapers, magazines and websites. His family’s roots in the state run deep, beginning in the 1870s when his maternal great-great-grandfather opened a doctor’s office in Prescott, a mountain town in the state’s central pinelands. In his spare time Hull travels the world with his wife and writes fiction. He is also the author of Moon Arizona & the Grand Canyon, Moon Tucson, and Moon Southwest Road Trip.
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