As one of the largest in the world, Arizona’s immense canyon stretches 277 miles long, 18 miles wide and a mile deep, featuring a natural palette of geologic shades and colors, and sculpted erosions.
Yaki Point in Grand Canyon National Park offers one of the most distinctive and elusive views from the South Rim. It’s not accessible by private vehicle, however, but it can be easily reached through the park’s free shuttle bus service.
In 2012, Grand Canyon was the second most visited national park, attracting almost 4.5 million visitors. It has been more than 20 years since fewer than 4 million people visited Grand Canyon National Park in any given year.
Its least favorite point is the North Rim, which has a higher elevation and is heavily forested, is only 10 miles as the crow flies from the South Rim.