South Rim Fitness Opportunities

Fitness opportunities abound on the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park. There are activities for every fitness level and every visitor, from short walks on paved trails to strenuous backcountry hiking adventures.

Before engaging on your fitness adventures please consider that the South Rim of Grand Canyon averages 7,000 feet / 2,134 meters above sea level. Visitors with respiratory or heart problems may experience difficulties. Walking, hiking, and exercising at this elevation is strenuous, your normal fitness level may not coincide with your fitness level at the park. Please use caution when engaging in any physical activities. Plan for extreme heat when hiking into the canyon in summer.

 
Overlook-Photo
Visitors at Mather Point, South Rim, Grand Canyon National Park
 
 

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

PO Box 129
Grand Canyon, AZ 86023

Phone:

(928) 638-7888
This is the main phone number for general park questions.

Contact Us