Peach Springs Arizona to Grand Canyon Travel Guide

Peach Springs to Grand Canyon

Peach Springs is a small town near the western Grand Canyon on the Hualapai Indian Reservation. The hub of recreational activity in Peach Springs is centered around whitewater rafting on the Colorado River.  From the town of Peach Springs, a half hour drive down a dirt road leads you to the Colorado River along Diamond Creek. This is where many of the multi-day Grand Canyon Rafting trips end their journey, but it is also the starting point for the Grand Canyon's only one-day whitewater trip.  Peach Springs is also a good place to spend the night before trekking down to Havasu Falls, accessed by a 10-mile trail into the Grand Canyon.  The trailhead to this amazing destination is about an hour from Peach Springs, which along with Seligman is one of the only places to stay before hiking down to the Falls.

Peach Springs is the headquarters for the Hualapai Tribe and their only major population center. Located on historic Rt. 66 Peach Springs is also close to Grand Canyon Caverns, and the town of Seligman. Peach Spring is also fairly close (by Grand Canyon Standards) to the Grand Canyon Skywalk, which is also run by the Hualapai Tribe, so you can get any info you need from the lodge. From Peach Springs, the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park is about the same distance as the Skywalk and is the most popular Grand Canyon destination. Read the guide below to learn more.

Peach Springs to Grand Canyon Travel

Driving Distance from Peach Springs, AZ to Grand Canyon

  • Peach Springs to Grand Canyon West Rim is 116 miles, a 2 hour 10-minute drive.
  • Peach Springs to Grand Canyon South Rim is 139 miles, a 2 hour 15-minute drive.
  • Peach Springs to Grand Canyon East Rim is 240 miles, a 3 hour 45-minute drive.
  • Peach Springs to Grand Canyon North Rim is 338 miles, a 5 hour 25-minute drive.

Grand Canyon Tours from Peach Springs

The main Grand Canyon tours that leaves from Peach Springs is the one-day whitewater rafting trip from Diamond Creek down the Colorado River. There are also tour companies that pick-up hikers in Peach Springs for a trip to Havasu Falls. Other Grand Canyon Tours are available at the South Rim and Grand Canyon West.

Best Restaurants in Peach Springs and on the way to Grand Canyon

The Hualapai Lodge also has the only place in Peach Springs to get a bite to eat. As for hotel options, visitors heading to the South Rim can stop in Seligman, Williams or Tusayan for more restaurant options on their way to the Grand Canyon. If you’re heading to the West Rim and Grand Canyon Skywalk, or back to Vegas Kingman Arizona has several dining options from fast food to local café’s and grills.

Best Hotels in Peach Springs near Grand Canyon

The one and only hotel in Peach Springs, AZ is the Hualapai Lodge. If you need a hotel outside of lodging at Grand Canyon, check out nearby cities like Peach Springs, Seligman, Williams and Tusayan Arizona for more lodging options. Travelers heading to the Skywalk, or back to Vegas can stop in Kingman, AZ which has quite a few motels and hotels.

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