The caption on Flickr for this photo is “the grand canyon: unimpressed dog,” which is perfect. It was taken just over a year ago. The official website for the Grand Canyon National Park has a page devoted to visiting dogs: Pet dogs are hardly allowed at all on the North Rim, and on the South Rim, dogs are allowed only above the rim and must be leashed. There is a kennel on the South Rim, to give pet owners the option of boarding their dog for the day while they hike below the rim.
Since pets are not allowed in any of the park’s hotel rooms, non-campers will need to make hotel reservations outside the park’s boundaries — the nearest town, and it’s small, is Tusayan, but Williams (about an hour’s drive away) and Flagstaff (about 1.5 hours away) are also workable options.
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