GCE’s Response to Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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March 2021 Please view GCE’s updated 2021 COVID-19 Mitigation Plan & 2021 COVID-19 Guest Screening form.  _______________________________________ January 15, 2021 A COVID-19 update for the new year. We have been following the CDC, NPS, and local health departments throughout the pandemic and have continued to do so during the winter.  As of now our COVID plan from last season will …

Commonly Asked Questions

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Grand Canyon Expeditions receives a lot of questions from guests just like you – many who have the same questions as you do!  We’ve compiled a list of questions and information for some light reading before your trip. Commonly Asked Questions: Why eight, nine, fourteen or sixteen days? Isn’t it possible to go through faster? We take the time to …

Our 2020 Dates are Open

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Our 2020 season dates are now open!  We have 8-day, 9-day, 14-day and 16-day trips available. What do we include on our trip? 2 night stay at the Residence Inn by Marriott, the night before and after your trip. (some restrictions may apply) Transportation from Las Vegas to Lee’s Ferry on day 1, and from Pearce Ferry back to Las …

GCE Warehouse Dories

An Insider’s Look

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Here’s a peek into the  Grand Canyon Expeditions warehouse before the start of our 54th year of river running. In 1964 Grand Canyon Expeditions was founded by a 21-year-old river visionary, Ron Smith.  Ron was groundbreaking in the development of the river running industry in Grand Canyon. He was a pioneer in Grand Canyon and had a vision for the future. …

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GCE Founder- Ron Smith

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On September 30th, 2017 our founder, family member, and friend, Ron Smith, will be inducted into the John Wesley Powell River History Museum in Green River, Utah. Ron was on his very first river trip around 1955 at age 13 or 14.  He organized a family trip from Green River, Utah down the Green to the confluence of the Colorado River and upriver to Moab.  …

Spring in the Grand Canyon 2017 River Season

One Week Until Our 2017 Season Launch!

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The 2017 River Season Is Almost Upon Us! Monday, March 20th was the official first day of spring, bringing with it flowers, sunshine, longer days and of course RIVER RUNNING! On April 4th the first trip of our season launches and everyone at Grand Canyon Expeditions is excited! Our warehouse has been pretty quiet since 2016 fall cleanup. We’re ready …

Grand Canyon Hike

Two of Our Favorite Hikes Along the Colorado River

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As I look back on my experience floating down the Grand Canyon, I can’t help but smile. Those were memories and experiences that I won’t trade for anything. It’s funny how easy it is in the moment to look past what you’re seeing and experiencing, always looking forward to that next rapid, that next drop, that next sunset. But there …