• View of Grand Canyon National Park at sunset from the South Rim

    Grand Canyon

    National Park Arizona

There are park alerts in effect.
hide Alerts »
  • Increasing Chances of Showers and Thunderstorms Through the Week.

    Monsoonal weather patterns have moved into the Grand Canyon area decreasing fire danger. As a result, on Tuesday, July 8 at 8 a.m. fire managers lifted fire restrictions within Grand Canyon National Park. More »

  • Two Bats Collected in the Park Have Tested Positive for Rabies

    One on the North Kaibab Trail and the other at Tusayan Ruin/Museum. Rabies can be prevented if appropriate medical care is given following an exposure. Any persons having physical contact with bats in Grand Canyon National Park, please follow this link. More »


Click here to visit Nature Culture and History of the Grand Canyon by ASU and GCA
Click on the photo above to learn more about nature, culture and history at Grand Canyon.

Grand Canyon National Park Research Library

The library contains a comprehensive collection about Grand Canyon and related subjects, including books, periodicals, government documents, reports, pamphlets, DVDs, CDs and videos. The library is open to everyone, free of charge. To visit the Grand Canyon National Park Research Library walk through the South Rim Park Headquarters lobby and continue diagonally across the courtyard to the northwest corner.

Checkout privileges are extended to National Park Service employees and interns, Volunteers-in-the-Parks, Albright Training Center staff and students, Grand Canyon Semester students, Grand Canyon Unified School District faculty and students, and Grand Canyon Association members. All others may use the library as a reference library or receive its materials through interlibrary loan. There are 2 Internet PCs for public use, with a WI-FI zone in the library and surrounding courtyard. More...

Grand Canyon National Park Museum Collection
The Collection preserves objects for research and exhibit purposes in order to document the area's unique cultural and natural history. Grand Canyon National Park staff has been preserving natural and cultural history items since the park was created in 1919.

The Museum Collection focuses on objects from the Grand Canyon region. There are over 900,000 objects in seven different collections: archeology, ethnology, biology, paleontology, geology, archive manuscripts, and history. More...

Did You Know?


During the summer months temperatures within the Grand Canyon are extremely high. Plan your day so you are not hiking between the hours of 10am and 4pm. Take a break near shade and water to avoid the worst heat of day. Enjoy a predawn start and a late afternoon finish. More...