The South Rim Road is open to the Visitor Center, but the remainder of the road is closed to allow for grooming the ski trail. Grooming is expected to start soon but the snowpack is thin. The North Rim and East Portal Roads are closed for the season.
Who Goes There?
Pre/Post Visit & In Classroom Activities (243k pdf)
The Five Senses
Pre/Post Visit Activities (198k pdf)
Black Canyon Habitats (Field Trip) Join our rangers to explore the varied habitats of the Black Canyon. Students will take part in four activities. They'll build a mini-plant scope to explore the flora of the rim, a scavenger hunt hike to search for components of a healthy habitat, learn about the job of a park ranger (or a geology related activity), and watch a wildlife video in the visitor center. (4 hours)
Field Trip Activities (508k pdf)
Did You Know?
The temperature at the bottom of Black Canyon is approximately 8 degrees warmer than at the rim.