Granite Narrows, Grand Canyon Colorado River

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Granite Narrows

Beautiful Granite Narrows, at the bottom of the Grand Canyon, takes you through the narrowest section of the Colorado River, with views of the giant cliffs towering above. Read More

  • Rafting the Colorado River at the bottom of Grand Canyon will bring you to Granite Narrows
  • Granite Narrows is the narrowest section of the river within the canyon
  • Find this amazing section of the Colorado River at mile 135
  • Only 76 feet wide with towering canyon walls on either side

What is Granite Narrows?

Granite Narrows is a stretch of the Colorado River at the bottom of the Grand Canyon. It is only 76 feet wide, the narrowest section of the river, and so is appropriately named. The rocks jut out on either side from the canyon walls, making it appear even skinnier.

Where is Granite Narrows?

Granite Narrows is only accessible by rafting or boating the Colorado through the Grand Canyon. It begins at approximately mile 134.94 and extends to mile 136 on the river.

Who can I call if I have more questions?

You’ll also find many great river trips with outfitters in the area so you can raft down the river in style. You can take a mule trip to the bottom of the canyon and embark on a river trip from the Phantom Ranch area. Call the Grand Canyon National Park visitor phone at (928) 638-7888 for more information.

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