Plan Your Visit
The park is divided into four districts by the Green and Colorado Rivers:
There are no roads within the park that directly link the four districts. Though they may appear close on a map, traveling between them requires two to six hours by car as there are few places to cross the Colorado and Green Rivers. Most people find it impractical to visit more than one or two districts in a single trip.
Did You Know?
One animal uniquely adapted to life in the desert is the kangaroo rat. This rat lives its entire life consuming nothing but plant matter. Its body produces water by metabolizing the food it eats. More...