How many river miles is the Grand Canyon?

Answer The Colorado River has cut a deep gash, known as the Grand Canyon, for 277 miles into the plateaus of northwestern Arizona. The canyon's depth averages 4,000 feet, exposing the earth's geologic his... Read More »

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How far above the Colorado River is the new glass walkway at the Grand Canyon?

Created in March of 2007, the Grand Canyon Skywalk is 4,000 feet, or 1,219 meters, above the Colorado River. The U-shaped, glass observation deck is 70 feet long and overlooks the western rim of th... Read More »

Is there a hotel in Grand Canyon Park with a deck overlooking the canyon?

There are seven lodges in the Grand Canyon, although the view of the Canyon will vary from each one. Some places, like El Tovar, are quite old and have hosted celebrities such as Theodore Roosevelt... Read More »

In what river is the Glen Canyon Dam?

The 710-foot-high Glen Canyon Dam is located on the Colorado River in northern Arizona. The dam helps form Lake Powell. The lake can hold more than 24 million acre-feet of water, making it the seco... Read More »

Marias Pass or Feather River Canyon?

If you are going now, I would suggest Feather River Canyon/Donner Pass would have the better weather. Give it a couple of months and I would probably go for Marias Pass. You really need some good l... Read More »