South Rim

Some articles on south rim, rim, south:

Grand Canyon Depot - History
... obtained the rights to develop the South Rim of the Grand Canyon as a destination resort at the beginning of the twentieth century, before the area had been designated a national park ... bought the project and completed tracks to the South Rim in 1901, and developed a rail yard at the terminus with a small frame terminal building ... with service from Williams, Arizona to the South Rim, reviving the use of the depot for passengers ...
Grand Canyon - Geography
... and the Kaibab Plateau that Grand Canyon bisects is over a thousand feet higher at the North Rim (about 1,000 ft/300 m) than at the South Rim ... Almost all runoff from the North Rim (which also gets more rain and snow) flows toward the Grand Canyon, while much of the runoff on the plateau behind the South Rim flows away from the canyon (foll ... washes and canyons on the north side and shorter and steeper side canyons on the south side ...
New Hance Trail
... Red Canyon Trail) is a hiking trail on the South Rim of the Grand Canyon National Park, located in the U.S ... along with the similar Tanner Trail, is considered one of the most difficult trails on the South Rim ... is located about a 5 minute walk north of the South Rim main road ...
Grand Canyon South Rim Ranger's Dormitory
... The Ranger's Dormitory at the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park was built in 1920-21 ... one of the earliest National Park Service-built structures at the South Rim ...
History Of The Grand Canyon Area
... The first pioneer settlements along the rim came in the 1880s ... Most visitors made the grueling trip from nearby towns to the South Rim by stagecoach ... was opened from Williams, Arizona, to the South Rim, and the development of formal tourist facilities, especially at Grand Canyon Village, increased dramatically ...

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