By John Fowler from Placitas, NM, USA [CC BY 2.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons


PO Box 129,
Grand CanyonAZ86023

(Clayhole Route County Road #5) 56 Miles from Colorado City

At 3,000 vertical feet (880 m) above the Colorado River, the sheer drop from Toroweap Overlook offers a dramatic view. The volcanic cinder cones and lava flows in this ancestral home of the Southern Paiute people make this area unique.

A visit to Tuweep provides an opportunity for an uncrowded, rustic, and remote experience. Access is challenging and demands skill at negotiating difficult roadways. Summer brings monsoonal rain and lightning. Winter includes rain, snow, and freezing temperatures. be ready for quickly changing conditions.

Services are non-existent: there is no water, gas, food, lodging, or phone service.