Grand Canyon Trail Maps and Travel Guides

Maps & Guidebooks

Having the right maps and guides for your Grand Canyon trip is key. There's a ton of options when you visit Grand Canyon National Park and the surrounding areas, so a good travel guide will help you narrow down the best Grand Canyon Activities and the right destinations and time of year for those experiences. Since the Grand Canyon is such a big place a good detailed map is priceless. Roads, trails, activities and a great overview of the canyon is a great planning tool and an awesome resource to find your way around once you get to the canyon. Read the guide below to learn more.

List of Maps and Guidebooks

Grand Canyon Guidebooks and Travel Guides

Below you'll find a couple of our favorite travel guides and guidebooks for Grand Canyon National Park and the surrounding areas. There's definitely other options, but these have some of the most accurate and in-depth information to plan your Grand Canyon trip.

  • Lonely Planet Grand Canyon National Park
  • Fodor's Arizona & the Grand Canyon
  • Official Guide to Hiking the Grand Canyon
  • Field Guide to the Grand Canyon
  • Grand Canyon Bright Angel Trail Guide
  • Grand Canyon South Kaibab Trail Guide
  • Grand Canyon North Kaibab Trail Guide
  • Grand Canyon Bright Angel Trail Guide
  • Grand Canyon Havasu Falls Trail Guide

Grand Canyon National Park Maps and Topos

If you're planning on hiking, backpacking, rafting or having some other kind of Grand Canyon adventure a good map is a must. The list below are some of our favorite topos and maps to explore the world's grandest canyon.

  • National Park Service Official Maps and Guides for Grand Canyon
  • Trails Illustrated National Geographic Grand Canyon Topo Maps
  • Grand Canyon National Park Sky Terrain Trail Map
  • Arizona Benchmark Road & Recreation Atlas 
  • Belknap's Waterproof Grand Canyon River Guide


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