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Welcome to the National Geographic® Visitor Center, Grand Canyon South Rim

Located at the South Rim entrance of the Grand Canyon, the Visitor Center provides news, travel information about Grand Canyon attractions, hotels, a variety of selected Grand Canyon tours and Park passes. Visitors can take part in interactive exhibits to learn about the Grand Canyon, watch our famous IMAX® movie and talk to local area representatives. The Visitor Center is also home to the new Arizona Trials Exhibit. Inside the center guests can also enjoy a meal at our Explorer’s Café dining area which includes Pizza Hut®, fresh deli sandwiches and other items or take their time to browse through our National Geographic® branded merchandise store.

The IMAX Experience at the Grand Canyon

Grand Canyon: The Hidden Secrets” dramatizes the adventure and discovery of the National Park, with thundering sound and breathtaking footage giving visitors an exciting glimpse of what lies beyond the entrance. The IMAX® Theater is one of the first of its kind ever built, and is designed to accommodate large groups in a comfortable, temperature controlled environment.

News and Events at the Grand Canyon

Stay updated with the news and events of the Grand Canyon, South Rim and other local areas. Check out our active Grand Canyon blog sample below for a local perspective.


Grand Canyon Sweepstakes Winner Announced

Posted on October 14, 2014

Congratulations to Jeana Boland from Modesto, California for winning the Grand Canyon National Geographic Visitor Center moviemaking sweepstakes! Read more
The Grand Canyon Engagement Prank

Grand Canyon News Week of October 6th 2014

Posted on October 10, 2014

Nothing Like a Prank at the Grand Canyon to Spice Up a Proposal Horsing around at the Grand Canyon is generally not recommended. But it can have great results. Just ask Shane Ciancolo and his girlfriend Rebecca, who now have an engagement video for the ages. Read more

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