The Grand Canyon South Rim is the most well known part of the Grand Canyon. It is home to the Grand Canyon National Park, Grand Canyon Hotel and the widest and deepest part of the canyon.
The South Rim of the Grand Canyon attracts over 5 million visitors each year and by far is the most visited side of the Canyon. The reason is, it's the most accessible part and has the most amenities. As with all sides of the Grand Canyon, the South Rim features astounding views of what took Mother Nature millions and millions of years to create. The South Rim illustrates more than any other area why the Grand Canyon is one of the world's Seven Wonders.
THE SOUTH RIM
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Grand Canyon's Yavapai Observation Station (1928) located one mile (1.6 km) east of Market Plaza, features exceptional canyon views. Geology exhibits allow park visitors to see and understand the complicated geologic story in ways that all can understand. Exhibits and the bookstore at the South Rim are open daily.