How much does it cost to ride a donkey down the Grand Canyon?

PRICING – The cost of the ride is $155.77 per person, including tax, and is subject to change without notice. A souvenir water bottle is included. RESERVATIONS — Mule rides may be reserved by calling 1-303-297-2757 or toll-free within the United States at 1-888-297-2757.

How long does it take to ride a donkey down the Grand Canyon?

3 hours
The entire adventure to include travel time to and from the barn is 3 hours. The Mule Wranglers that lead the trip will stop six times along the trail to provide interpretive information about the geologic formations, cultural history, the area’s native people, the surrounding forest and more.

How long does it take to ride the mules to the bottom of the Grand Canyon?

Mule ride options include 1-3 hour rides along the rim of the canyon, 3-hour rides into the canyon, and multi-day trips to the bottom of the canyon. The cost ranges from $50 to $700. You cannot ride if you weigh more than 225 lbs.

Can you hike down the Grand Canyon and take a mule up?

If you are camping at the bottom, you can arrange to have your gear carried down by mule. You still have to hike out. The Grand Canyon Field Institute offers mule assisted backpack trips, but again the mule carries gear, not riders.

Can you still ride a mule down the Grand Canyon?

North Rim Mule Rides Visit Grand Canyon Trail Rides’ website at for details or to book a trip, or call (435) 679-8665. North Rim mule trips do not go to the Colorado River. One-hour rides along the rim and ½ day rim or inner canyon trips are usually available on a daily basis.

Do mules fall off Grand Canyon?

At approximately 9:00 this morning the Grand Canyon Regional Dispatch Center received a radio call from a mule wrangler reporting that a mule had lost it’s footing, fell, and then rolled over the passenger that it had been carrying. The accident occurred approximately 2 ½ miles below the rim on the Bright Angel Trail.

How many people have died riding mules in the Grand Canyon?

Only one person has ever died while riding a mule up or down the canyon. He was a mule train employee crushed by one of the animals in a fall.

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