Guided Hikes

Grand Canyon ranger led walk

Ranger led day hikes

South Rim: Ranger led day hikes and walks take place along the Rim Trail year round. During the summer months an additional 3-mile round trip day hike into the canyon is also offered. Check in the Park Ranger Program webpage for schedules. (available at

North Rim: Ranger led nature walks take place between mid-May and mid-October. Check in the Park Ranger Program webpage for schedules. (available at

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Grand Canyon Association Field Institute
2018 Schedule of Classes (1.04 MB PDF File)

The Grand Canyon Association Field Institute offers single and multi-day educational tours at Grand Canyon National Park led by expert instructors while day hiking, backpacking, camping, & whitewater rafting.

Topics include geology, ecology, history, archaeology, botany, photography, and more.

The Field Institute is a program of the Grand Canyon Association, the official nonprofit partner of Grand Canyon National Park since 1932.

Click Grand Canyon Association Field Institute for more information.


Backpacking Guide Services

A wide range of options exist for guided hiking at Grand Canyon National Park. Download the site bulletin below for a list of companies authorized to guide overnight hikes within the park. Please contact the companies directly regarding cost and services provided.


Last updated: November 2, 2017

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Grand Canyon, AZ 86023


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