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Park Newspapers

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Front page of the 2013 Grand Canyon National Park Trip Planner publication

Contains active links

Trip  Planner

Trip Planner English (2 MB PDF)
Backcountry Trip Planning Included
A Handy Source of Information/ Maps

How will you experience the canyon ?
Read our Trip Planner before you visit the park. Contains useful information and essential maps. (both North & South Rims)

This PDF "newspaper" contains active links that can connect you to more detailed information. The Trip Planner is formatted to print on standard letter-size paper.

You may download TRIP PLANNER in the following languages:

Deutsch --- Español --- Français --- Italiano
中文 Chinese
----日本語 Japanese----한국어 Korean

 

Download the Park Newspaper
for the South Rim of Grand Canyon
 
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Park Newspaper

Download the 2014 Autumn (English)
September 2 - November 30, 2014
Autumn South Rim Guide (letter-size)
(Prints on 8.5 x 11" paper 3.5 MB PDF File)

Autumn South Rim Guide (tabloid size)
(Prints on 11 x 17" paper 1.8 MB PDF File)

Contains maps, schedules and information.

South Rim lodging and camping along with most other visitor services within the park are open all year.

Reserve lodging and campsites as far ahead as possible, especially during busy summer and fall months.

Download Autumn South Rim Village Shuttle Bus/ Parking Map
as one large page 22.5 x 17" (1.45 MB PDF file)


 
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Using a web browser to view and print our PDF publications? You may experience issues where the PDF does not display or print correctly.

Some web browsers do not automatically open PDFs using the Acrobat Reader application. Things to try (1) Select the Acrobat Reader plug-in for your browser's default application for viewing/ printing PDFs. or (2) You can right click and save the PDF document to your desktop and then open it with the Adobe Reader application, and print from there. Get the newest version of free Adobe Reader.

 

Download the Park Newspaper
for the North Rim of Grand Canyon

 
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Park  Newspaper

Download the 2014 Season (English)
May 15 through October 15, 2014.

North Rim Guide (letter-size)
(Prints on 8.5 x 11" pape 2.2 MB PDF File)

North Rim Guide (tabloid size)
(Prints on 11 x 17" paper 2.2 MB PDF File)

The North Rim Guide contains the maps, schedules and information needed to plan your visit in 2014.

The North Rim has a short season, so it is best to reserve lodging and campsites as far ahead as possible.

Download Maps and Trail Guide as one large page 22.5 x 17" (700 kb PDF)

 
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Grand Canyon National Park Newspapers

Follow the Newspaper Feed and be able to download the park's newspapers as soon as they are published. Learn how by visiting the Grand Canyon RSS Information page.
 
The Grand Canyon Guide is published by Grand Canyon National Park for the orientation and education of visitors to Grand Canyon National Park. This valuable resource is now available for you to download and read/print at your leisure.
 
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2014  class  schedule

Grand Canyon Field Institute
2014 Schedule of Classes
(315 kb PDF File)
Topics: geology, ecology, history, archaeology, photography, & more.

The Institute offers guided educational tours at Grand Canyon National Park led by expert instructors while hiking, backpacking, camping, & whitewater rafting.

Click here to visit their website.


Learning & Lodging

The Grand Canyon Field Institute (GCA) and Xanterra South Rim, LLC offer fun and informative Learning & Lodging Programs that combine lodging, meals, and two days in the field with an instructor.


 
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park newspaper

A digital copy of the Grand Canyon National Park Accessibility Guide may be downloaded below:

Accessibility Guide (2012)
for printing on standard letter-sized paper (1.2 MB PDF file)

Accessibility Guide (2012)
Large Type Version
for printing on 11 x 17" paper
(1.6 MB PDF file)




If you have accessibility questions about Desert View, the North Rim, or elsewhere in the park, you may email us here.

Upon your arrival at the park, a paper copy of the Accessibility Guide is available upon request at the Grand Canyon Visitor Center, Yavapai Museum of Geology, Kolb Studio, Verkamps Visitor Center, Tusayan Museum, Desert View Visitor Center, or North Rim Visitor Center.

Several of the daily Interpretive Ranger Programs are wheelchair accessible. Inquire at visitor centers or look in the "Grand Canyon Guide" newspaper for specifics.

 

 
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Grand Canyon National park also publishes a variety of brochures and one-page bulletins.

These publications are distributed in the park and may also be downloaded in PDF format from the Brochures Web Page.

  • To view a list of park brochures & site bulletins click here.

All of these digital publications require the free Adobe Acrobat Reader for viewing. For best results, we suggest that you download the file to your computer before viewing or printing.

Many more publications are available through the park's online bookstore, operated the Grand Canyon Association.


 

Back Issues for Reference

 
Front cover of winter 2013-14 South Rim Guide. Shows two men at guardrail looking at a cloud inversion in the canyon.

Park Newspaper

Download the 2013 Winter (English)
December 1, 2013 - February 28, 2014
Winter South Rim Guide (letter-size)
(Prints on 8.5 x 11" paper 1.9 MB PDF File)

Winter South Rim Guide (tabloid size)
(Prints on 11 x 17" paper 1.9 MB PDF File)

Contains maps, schedules and information.

South Rim lodging and camping along with most other visitor services within the park are open all year.

Reserve lodging and campsites as far ahead as possible, especially during busy summer and fall months.

Download Winter South Rim Village Shuttle Bus/ Parking Map
as one large page 22.5 x 17" (1.5 MB PDF file)


 
 
Front cover of Spring 2014 Guide newspaper

Park Newspaper

Download the 2014 Spring (English)
March 1, through May 20, 2014
Spring South Rim Guide (letter-size)
(Prints on 8.5 x 11" paper 1.9 MB PDF File)

Spring South Rim Guide (tabloid size)
(Prints on 11 x 17" paper 1.9 MB PDF File)

Contains the maps, schedules and information needed to plan a South Rim visit.

South Rim lodging and camping along with most other visitor services are open all year.

Reserve lodging and campsites as far ahead as possible, especially if you plan to visit during the busy summer and fall months.

Download Spring South Rim Village Shuttle Bus/ Parking Map
as one large page 22.5 x 17" (1.5 MB PDF file)


 
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Park Newspaper

Download the 2014 Summer (English)
May 21 - September 1, 2014
Summer South Rim Guide (letter-size)
(Prints on 8.5 x 11" paper 1.8 MB PDF File)

Summer South Rim Guide (tabloid size)
(Prints on 11 x 17" paper 3.7 MB PDF File)

Contains maps, schedules and information.

South Rim lodging and camping along with most other visitor services within the park are open all year.

Reserve lodging and campsites as far ahead as possible, especially during busy summer and fall months.

Download Summer South Rim Village Shuttle Bus/ Parking Map
as one large page 22.5 x 17" (1.8 MB PDF file)


Did You Know?

SUMMER HEAT MAY RESTRICT TRAIL ACCESS

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...