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The Canyon Desert View

Rail Adventures

Let the adventure begin!

The Grand Canyon beckons you to explore its vast expanse and discover the boundless possibilities for exploration that await. Embark on a rail adventure, traversing the canyon’s rim and witnessing its magnificence from a unique perspective.

Rail Adventures

The unforgettable Grand Canyon Railway® Tour chugs along between Williams, Arizona, and the historic train depot in the Grand Canyon’s South Rim. This charming, Old West-style adventure gives you the luxury of appreciating the spectacular scenery, from the high desert plains to the pinion forests. You’ll also glimpse breathtaking views of the San Francisco Peaks, the highest point in Arizona. Whether you’re riding first class or coach, there are several types of meticulously restored railway train cars to choose from.

The Grand Canyon train depot is approximately one mile (about a 19-minute walk) from Yavapai’s main lodge. You can either take a free shuttle bus to Yavapai Lodge® or walk on the Grand Canyon Greenway Trail system.


Immerse yourself in amenity-rich accommodations near Grand Canyon National Park.


Embark on an unforgettable journey through the heart of the park, where you’ll delve into the fascinating history that has shaped this extraordinary landscape.