double clickSilver Grotto - A Rounded Natural Amphitheater in the Grand Canyon
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Grand Canyon
6 or 7 Day Rafting Vacation

Mile 29 - Silver Grotto

Located within Shinumo Wash, Silver Grotto is a rounded natural amphitheater that has been created by floodwaters polishing hard limestone. Shinumo is a word of Southern Paiute origin, meaning old people or cliff dwellers.

Lower Gorge Grand Canyon

Lower Grand Canyon Mile by Mile »

The lower Grand Canyon, as traveled by Western's 3 or 4 day expedition begins at Whitmore Wash (mile 188) and finishes at Lake Mead (mile 277).

See Lower Grand Canyon