Institutes and Field Schools

Rim to River

Students in four boats floating down the Colorado River with the Navajo Bridges spanning the river in the distance.

Rim to River expedition on the Colorado River having just passed under the Navajo Bridges.

NPS photo

The Rim to River summer expedition guides high school youth on an unforgettable journey from the rim of Grand Canyon to the Colorado River. Led by park rangers and local experts, youth ride the raging rapids of the river, hike scenic trails, dig into conservation field work, and discover the canyon’s intriguing human history.


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10-11 days
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American Indian History and Culture, Archaeology, Community, Conservation, Earth Science, Ecology, Environment, Geography, Geology, History, Hydrology, Paleontology, Recreation / Leisure / Tourism, Science and Technology, Service Learning, Wilderness
Grand Canyon, Colorado River, camp, teenagers, river rafting, hiking, science, community service, Conservation, service learning, outdoor recreation
Institutes and Field Schools