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Whitmore Canyon - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

Whitmore Canyon, Arizona 86432, USA

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About Whitmore Canyon

Whitmore Canyon is a 73.6 mile off-road haul to the Colorado River. This trail begins just south of St. George, Utah and will take approximately 3-5 hours one way. The first 67 miles of the trail follow several flat dirt roads where 4WD is not needed. You will pass Mt. This section of trail should be passable in any stock 4WD vehicle, barring any inclement weather. But it is quite bumpy, and airing down is recommended.


Attractions Near Whitmore Canyon

Vulcan's Throne
Vulcan's Throne13.86km from Whitmore Canyon

Vulcan’s Throne is a cinder cone, approximately 1.7 km from Toroweap Overlook, and forms part of the Uinkaret volcanic field. The volcano is adjacent the Colorado River, as it is the source material for Lava Falls and Lava Falls Rapids one of the largest rapids of the Colorado.

Toroweap Overlook
Toroweap Overlook15.15km from Whitmore Canyon

A spectacular overlook, from which you can view the canyon and several volcanic ash mounds and lava flowing from a close position. It is protruding peak 2887 ft above the Colorado River, and it is from here that the Grand Canyon’s most beautiful photographs are taken.The overlook is the only viewpoint in the National Park from where the Colorado River can be seen vertically below.The short Saddle Horse Loop Trail allows access to more viewpoints near the overlook.

Toroweap Point
Toroweap Point17.38km from Whitmore Canyon

This is is a viewpoint within the Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona, United States. It is located in a remote area on the North Rim of the Grand Canyon, 55 miles west of the North Rim Headquarters. The overlook is the only viewpoint in the National Park from where the Colorado River can be seen vertically below. The overlook stands 3,000 feet above the river.

Mount Logan Wilderness
Mount Logan Wilderness19.31km from Whitmore Canyon

Mt. Logan Wilderness is located in a very remote, rugged portion of the Arizona Strip, that portion of Arizona north of the Grand Canyon. It includes basalt ledges, cinder cones, ponderosa pine forests, pinyon-juniper woodlands, and a large, colorful, naturally eroded amphitheater known as Hells Hole. Hiking, camping, scenic vistas, watching wildlife and hunting are some of the prime recreational opportunities found in this wilderness.

Uinkaret volcanic field
Uinkaret volcanic field26.96km from Whitmore Canyon

The Uinkaret volcanic field is an area of monogenetic volcanoes in northwestern Arizona, United States, located on the north rim of the Grand Canyon.

Mount Trumbull Wilderness
Mount Trumbull Wilderness30.08km from Whitmore Canyon

The Mount Trumbull Wilderness is north of Grand Canyon National Park and in the Grand Canyon-Parashant National Monument. The wilderness contains both prehistoric and historic archaeological sites. The Ancestral Puebloans are known to have inhabited the area, and an archaeological field school is conducted in and around the area each summer.

Where is Whitmore Canyon

Discover More Attractions in Mohave County, Where Whitmore Canyon Is Located

Mohave County
Mohave County
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Mohave County is in the northwestern corner of the U.S. state of Arizona. It contains parts of Grand Canyon National Park and Lake Mead National Recreation Area and all of the Grand Canyon–Parashant National Monument. The Kaibab, Fort Mojave and Hualapai Indian Reservations also lie within the county.

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