Grand Canyon West, Arizona: Grand Canyon Skywalk

Specially engineered U-shaped glass walkway provides spectacular vistas over the Grand Canyon, and an unsettling view straight down.
Address:
Diamond Bar Rd, Grand Canyon West, AZ
Directions:
Rough unpaved roads. I-10 exit 48. North on US 93 for 29 miles. Turn east at the Dolan Springs/Meadview City sign (near mile marker 42) onto Pierce Ferry Rd/Hwy 25. Follow Pierce Ferry Rd for 29 miles, then make a hard right onto Diamond Bar Rd/Hwy 261 for 21 miles. The first 14 miles are very bad. Do not attempt to drive it if thunderstorms are in the area. Instead, make a reservation at 702-260-6506 and drive a mile further east on Pierce Ferry Rd/Hwy 25 to the Skywalk Park & Ride.
Hours:
Daily 8 am - 6 pm. (Call to verify)
Phone:
702-220-8372
Admission:
$32/person (+$48 to get on reservation).
RA Rates:
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Grand Opening of the Skywalk. Grand Canyon West, Arizona - Grand Opening of the Skywalk
Grand Canyon Skywalk: Video coverage of the media coverage of the Grand Opening of the Skywalk, starring astronaut Buzz Aldrin. [Roadsideamerica.com Team] Watch Video.
Driving to the Skywalk. Grand Canyon West, Arizona - Exciting Unpaved Drive to the Skywalk
Grand Canyon Skywalk: You are there, in the rental SUV with us, as we navigate the dust-choked road to Grand Canyon West. [Roadsideamerica.com Team] Watch Video.

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Grand Canyon Skywalk

At the travel center, the worker told us it cost $75 per person for 15 minutes on the skywalk. Something to consider before making the drive to this area.

[Melissa, 08/04/2012]
Road to Skywalk Not for Sissies

The Skywalk -- a glass-bottomed, U-shaped platform that hangs over the rim of the Grand Canyon -- is scary to some. We reported on its Grand Opening in March 2007.... [09/28/2007] Complete News Story

Buzz Aldrin Leads The Skywalk Stampede

On March 20, 2007, Dr Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin took the long-awaited "First Walk" on the Grand Canyon Skywalk, a glass-bottomed, U-shaped walkway that hangs over the western rim of the canyon, 4,000 feet above the Colorado River. We'd been eagerly anticipating this unique man-made attraction's opening on the canyon's otherwise natural western lip, if for no other reason than activating a new map pushpin to a big, blank part of Arizona.

... [03/24/2007] Complete News Story

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