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Grand Canyon ranger led walk

Ranger-led Day Hikes

South Rim: Ranger led day hikes and walks take place along the Canyon 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 current 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

Field Institute class schedule displays 11 months of 2020 class listing in 3 columns of text. Two small photos illustrate hiking and rafting activities.
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Grand Canyon Conservancy
Field Institute

2020 Schedule of Classes (411 kb PDF File)

The Grand Canyon Conservancy 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.

For over two and a half decades, Grand Canyon Conservancy Field Institute has been working closely with the National Park Service to provide educational opportunities that complement the park's interpretive efforts. Each class is reviewed by an interdisciplinary team of NPS educators and resource managers to ensure that it meets the educational goals of the park.

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

Visit Grand Canyon Conservancy 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: September 11, 2019

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PO Box 129
Grand Canyon, AZ 86023



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