Traveling from Fredonia, AZ to the Grand Canyon
Fredonia Arizona is a small town on the Arizona Strip near the Utah border and the North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park. Several gas stations, small stores, lodges and restaurants line its main street. As far as recreational or other activities, the town of Fredonia doesn't offer a whole lot, but there are numerous world-class attractions right outside of town and on the way to Grand Canyon National Park. The Grand Canyon’s North Rim, Kanab Creek Wilderness, Tuweep, Lake Powell, Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument, and Zion are just a few nearby parks within a half days drive or less from Fredonia.
Fredonia is the closest real town to the North Rim, so it can be a close by affordable base camp for travelers heading to the Grand Canyon and other area destinations. It is also near the 60-mile dirt road that leads to Toroweap, the furthest outpost off the North Rim of the western Grand Canyon. Fredonia also has an office for Kaibab National Forest which is the best place to get road information for the Forests numerous road, most of which one needs to use to access North Rim trails within the National Park and National Forest. For Grand Canyon travelers needing more options for food, lodging and other services Kanab, Utah is right down the road and more than enough amenities for most Grand Canyon visitors. Read the guide below to learn more.