Tom Vail is a rafting guide who leads Creation-centered trips through the Grand Canyon. Mr. Vail is the founder of Canyon Ministries, which biblically promotes the wonders of the Grand Canyon. Mr. Vail has also worked as a part-time guide for the Grand Canyon National Park Service, and was a past-elected member of the board of directors for Grand Canyon River Guides. Mr. Vail resides in Phoenix, Arizona with his wife, Paula.
Grand Canyon Tours
Mr. Vail conducts Grand Canyon rafting tours where the tourists spend each day in the Word and camp under the stars along the riverbank at night. Throughout the trip the creationist’s model of the Earth’s origin, interpretation of the Canyon’s formation and its geology, human history, and ecology is taught to the tourists.
- Grand Canyon: A Different View. Green Forest, AR: Master Books. 2003. p. 96. ISBN 0-89051-373-2. (Hardcover)
- Your Guide to the Grand Canyon: A Different Perspective. Green Forest, AR: Master Books. 2008. p. 192. ISBN 0-89051-501-8.
Photo of Tom Vail pointing out rock layers New York Times