Kaibab Plateau is in a plateau near the Grand Canyon's North Rim. This includes the small community of Jacob Lake, at the junction of US Route 89A and Arizona 67.
The Kaibab Plateau is an island surrounded by lower elevations. The plateau, with elevation up to 9,215 feet (2,800 m) is bordered on the south by the Grand Canyon, on the east and the west by tributary canyons of the Colorado River, and on the north by tiers of uplifted cliffs.
Flora and fauna
Visitor information center
From the east, this area can be reached by taking the US Route 89A headed north then west from Bitter Springs, at the junction of US 89 and US 89A. From the northwest, this can be reached along US 89A headed southeast from Kanab and Fredonia.
Fees and permits
- Kaibab National Forest. The North Kaibab district is north of the Grand Canyon.
- Jacob Lake Inn Gift Shop, See #Sleep. Gift shop run by Jacob Lake Inn.
- 1 Jacob Lake Inn and Gift Shop, Hwy 89A & AZ-67, ☏ , firstname.lastname@example.org. Summer: 6:30AM-9PM; winter 8AM-8PM. Has exceptionally good cookies and malts. About 40 mi (64 km) north of the rim, and outside of the park. Also offers comfortable lodging.
- 2 Jacob Lake Campground, Jacob Lake Campground Rd, Fredonia, ☏ . Check-in: 2PM.
- 3 Kaibab Camper Village, Forest Service Rd, Fredonia, ☏ .
- Northwest-bound on US 89A - into Utah's Canyon Country:
- South-bound on AZ 67 - to the big ditch:
- The North Rim of the Grand Canyon, about 45 mi (72 km) - with a view that is not as crowded as the South rim and is only open during the summer.
- East-bound on US 89A - down off the plateau:
|Routes through Jacob Lake|
|END Junction ← Kanab ← Fredonia ←||NW E||→ Vermilion Cliffs National Monument → Bitter Springs → END Junction|
|END ←||N S||→ North Rim of the Grand Canyon|