The South Rim Road is open to the Visitor Center, but the remainder of the road is closed to allow for cross country skiing and snowshoeing. The North Rim and East Portal Roads are closed for the season.
Available Permits for Red Rock Canyon
Permits listed below are available due to cancellations or permit holders not activating their permits 7-14 days prior to their trip. For information about Red Rock Canyon or the lottery system visit the Red Rock Canyon Information page.
How to Claim an Available Permit
Permit dates cannot be changed.
Group size must be equal to or smaller than the size that the permit is for.
Individuals who claim available permits are subject to the same rules, regulations, and restrictions as lottery winners.
Due to the brief lead time between claiming a permit and the beginning of the Red Rock trip, permits may have to be picked up at the South Rim Entrance Station or Visitor Center. Arrangements will be made upon claiming the permit regarding where the wilderness permit and parking pass can be picked up.
If you have questions about claiming a permit please call (970) 641-2337, extension 205.
Did You Know?
The temperature at the bottom of Black Canyon is approximately 8 degrees warmer than at the rim.