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Grand Canyon Caverns - Things to Know Before Visiting

AZ-66, Peach Springs, AZ 86434, USA

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About Grand Canyon Caverns

The Grand Canyon Caverns is located along Route 66 in Northern Arizona. These are the largest dry caverns in the United States, located 200 to 300 feet below the surface. The Grand Canyon Caverns’ formed during the Mississippian Period of geologic time (345 million years ago ).


Attractions Near Grand Canyon Caverns

Keepers of the Wild Nature Park
Keepers of the Wild Nature Park40.82km from Grand Canyon Caverns

The sanctuary is currently home to over 150 exotic and indigenous wild animals that were rescued, surrendered by an owner, or placed with us by other animal welfare agencies. Animals placed at Keepers of the Wild can depend on a safe and life-long home. Keepers of the Wild has a strict "No Breeding" policy with a special focus on advocacy, education, and protection.

Black Mesa
Black Mesa49.45km from Grand Canyon Caverns

The Black Mesa of northwestern Arizona is the extreme southern section of the Black Mountains. It is a notable mountain section, since the entire Warm Springs Wilderness comprises the entire mesa; it is separated to the north from the Black Hills range by a canyon and road; the north side of the canyon is the southern border of the adjacent Mount Nutt Wilderness, thus comprising a two-sectioned wilderness region.

Giganticus Headicus
Giganticus Headicus54.45km from Grand Canyon Caverns

“Giganticus Headicus is a giant, tiki-style head constructed in 2004 by area artist Gregg Arnold. The statue is 14 feet tall and crafted from cement, chicken wire, and styrofoam. This unique work of art can be found in Antares Point near Kingman, Arizona, along Route 66. It’s adjacent to the former Kozy Corner Trailer Park.

Whitmore Canyon
Whitmore Canyon69.68km from Grand Canyon Caverns

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.

Hualapai Mountain Park Campground
Hualapai Mountain Park Campground76.27km from Grand Canyon Caverns

The Hualapai Mountains are a mountain range located in Mohave County, east of Kingman, Arizona. Rising up to 8,417 feet at its highest peak. The park encompasses over 2,300 acres and has has cabins, recreation areas, dry camping campsites, and hook-up spots for recreational vehicles, and is generally open year-round for camping and recreation.

Grand Canyon Skywalk
Grand Canyon Skywalk76.59km from Grand Canyon Caverns

Grand Canyon Skywalk is an observation deck, free cantilever girder bridge and steel bridge that was completed in 2007.The deck of the Skywalk has been made with four layers of Saint-Gobain Diamant low iron glass with DuPont SentryGlas interlayer. Deck width is 10 feet 2 inches. It is immediately north of Grand Canyon West Airport and about 120-mile east of Las Vegas, NV. The skywalk is east of Meadview, AZ. Kingman, AZ is the closest city with more than 10,000 population.

Where is Grand Canyon Caverns

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Coconino County
Coconino County
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Coconino County is a county located in the north-central part of the U.S. state of Arizona. It is the second-largest county by area in the contiguous United States.

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