the people of the tall pines
welcomes you

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Grand Canyon West is situated on the Hualapai Reservation and is a tribal enterprise of a sovereign Indian nation. Hualapai (pronounced Wal-lah-pie) means “People of the Tall Pines”, and the tribe welcomes you to their natural paradise. You have the honor to experience and explore their heritage and rich traditions and get to know the people of the Hualapai Nation while visiting the West Rim and Peach Springs, Arizona. Thoughtfully crafted experiences include insights into their past, present and future as they share the spirit of the tribe and their lands.

Hualapai experience

at the west rim

Two male Hualapai Tribesmen are dancing in full ceremonial beaded outfits complete with feathered headdresses

the Hualapai bird singers

Eagle Point
11:00a - 3:30p, every 30mins
Included with General Admission

Experience storytelling through song, dance and regalia that has survived hundreds of years through traditions carried on by generations of the Hualapai Nation.

A traditional Hualapai sweat lodge sits amongst cactus at the Grand Canyon West in the Hualapai Nation reservation.

Native american village

Eagle Point
Self-Guided Tours
Included with General Admission

Contrary to popular belief, Native Americans didn’t all live in teepees. Explore an authentic Native American village to see how they really lived many moons ago.

creations by native hands

Eagle Point
Included with General Admission

Find Native American treasures to take home and remind you of your visit, including handcrafted jewelry and weavings made by the Hualapai, Hopi and Mojave tribes.

Currently Closed

Smooth Float Tour

Grand Canyon West
1:45p check-in
General Admission + $184

Hualapai River Runners is open and operational this season. All river and pontoon tours launching from Grand Canyon West are currently closed for the season. Tours are available at Peach Springs, Arizona.

Hualapai experience

in peach springs, az

The Adventure Continues Two Hours from the West Rim

hualapai cultural center

W Historic Rte 66, Peach Springs, AZ
8:00a - 5:00p

The Hualapai Cultural Center promotes cultural traditions and public education through a variety of programs and classes.

Visitors paddling through a rapid on the Colorado River at Grand Canyon West

hualapai river runners

900 East, AZ-66, Peach Springs, AZ
$184 to $1,519/person

Experience one-, two- or five-day whitewater rafting tours that includes insights into the Hualapai Tribe. Rentals are available for self-guided tours.

Currently Closed

hualapai lodge

900 East, AZ-66, Peach Springs, AZ

Experience the historic charm of Route 66 and the unique culture of the Hualapai Tribe when you stay at this Peach Springs, Arizona, hotel.

Currently Closed

Grand Canyon Stargazing & S’mores

The Hualapai River Runners host an evening of stargazing, astronomy, and s’mores under the Grand Canyon’s starry sky. Includes a complimentary star finder.

Currently Closed

diamond creek restaurant

Hualapai Lodge

Enjoy home-style cooking for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, serving everything from omelets and salads to burgers and pizzas, plus dessert.

Getting Here

Your Adventure at a Glance

West Rim

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West rim & Heliport
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Skywalk
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Eagle Point
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Guano Point
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Hualapai Ranch
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Zipline
Peach Springs

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Hualapai Lodge
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Hualapai River Runners
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Walapai Market
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Hualapai Cultural Center

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hualapai experiences at gcw

Did you know Grand Canyon West is on the Hualapai reservation? Learn more about this sovereign Indian nation and self-sufficient tribe that brought attractions to the Canyon’s west rim, and discover the heritage and rich traditions of the Hualapai Nation.

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