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Grand Canyon West Rim Information

The Skywalk at the West Rim of the Grand Canyon

The West Rim of the Grand Canyon is not part of the Grand Canyon National Park, but it IS still “The Grand Canyon”.

The West Rim of the Grand Canyon is part of the Hualapai Nation and offers great viewpoints and visitor services.

The Skywalk is located at Grand Canyon West, and has become the main attraction at Grand Canyon West Rim.

The West Rim of the Grand Canyon is the closest area from Las Vegas, and offers Helicopter and Airplane Tours, as well as Ground Tours and Whitewater Rafting.

Hualapai hut in the West Rim of the Grand Canyon

Getting to Grand Canyon West


Grand Canyon helicopter tour of the West Rim

Flights to Grand Canyon West are available from Las Vegas by Helicopter and Airplane, and options available include Air Only Tours, Landings at Grand Canyon West with optional Ground Tours, Skywalk Experience, and Rafting Tours on the Colorado River.

Flying to Grand Canyon West Rim from Las Vegas provides amazing aerial views of Lake Mead, Hoover Dam, Colorado River, and the West Rim of the Grand Canyon

All Air Tours with Landings at Grand Canyon West Rim include admission fee to Grand Canyon West.

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Airplane tour of the West Rim of the Grand Canyon leaving from Las Vegas


Below are approximate distances from many cities in the US Southwest to the Grand Canyon West Rim Hualapai Nation.

Grand Canyon West activities and attractions are divided between two areas: the West Rim and Peach Springs.

The West Rim is where you’ll find the Skywalk, zipline, helicopter tours, pontoon boats, scenic viewpoints, and the Hualapai Ranch. It’s only a two hour drive from Las Vegas.

Peach Springs is located along an unspoiled stretch of historic Route 66. It’s about two hours north of Phoenix, and is the launch point for Hualapai River Runners’ river rafting trips. It’s also the home of the Hualapai Lodge, and is a great jumping off point for hiking, off-roading, fishing, hunting, and more.

It takes less than two hours to drive from the West Rim to Peach Springs.


Location Miles Kilometers
North Rim 390 627
Flagstaff, AZ 213 342
Phoenix, AZ 260 418
Sedona, AZ 239 384
Williams,AZ 180 289
Las Vegas, NV 126 202
Los Angeles, CA 384 617
Salt Lake City, UT 547 880
Denver, CO 875 1408
Albuquerque, NM 536 862


Board a luxury motorcoach, with pickup from your Las Vegas Hotel, sit back and relax as you start your journey to Grand Canyon West Hualapai Nation.

Stop for a visit at the O’Callaghan-Tillman bypass bridge overlooking the famous Hoover Dam, and travel through ancient Joshua Tree Forests on your way to Grand Canyon West.

Inside Grand Canyon West, you will visit Eagle Point and Guano Point, both of which provide amazing views of the Grand Canyon below.

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Grand Canyon West Rim Lodging

Grand Canyon West offers overnight accommodations at the Hualapai Ranch in one of our western-style cabins facing the Canyon. A Hualapai Legacy ticket is required for each person to stay on property and must be purchased in addition to regular room rates.

There are RV parks and motels located in Dolan Springs on Pearce Ferry Road and in Meadview located just off of Pearce Ferry Road about 10 miles past Diamond Bar Road (the turn to go to Grand Canyon West).

If you are coming from I-40 you can find a variety of accommodations, including RV parks, in Kingman, AZ which is about 1.5 hours from Grand Canyon West.

If you are Traveling Route 66 coming from the Flagstaff area you can find accommodations in Seligman (appr. 3 hours from Grand Canyon West) or Peach Springs (appr. 2 hours from Grand Canyon West).

Grand Canyon West Rim Restaurants

Guano Point Cafe
Located at Guano Point
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Sky View Restaurant
Located at Eagle Point
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