South Rim Desert View - Ranger Programs
Park Ranger Programs: Desert View
Note: Children must be accompanied by an adult on all programs. All programs are free of charge.
Desert View Watchtower
Modeled after ancient ancestral Puebloans watchtowers found in the Four Corners region, the Desert View Watchtower features murals by Hopi artist Frank Kabotie. You can climb the 85 steps for a 360° view from the observation deck 70 ft (21 m) above ground level.
Tusayan Ruins Tour
(Meets at Tusayan Museum) 20 minutes - 1:30 pm Daily
Tusayan Ruin is the remains of an 800 year old Ancestral Puebloan village and is located 3 miles (5 km) west of Desert View.