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Fees & Reservations

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$25 per Private Vehicle (U.S. Dollars)

is the entrance fee to Grand Canyon National Park.

The fee for an individual entering by foot, bicycle, motorcycle, or non-commercial group is $12.00 per person. (U.S. Dollars)

Admission is for seven days and includes entrance to both South Rim and North Rim. No refunds are given due to inclement weather.

South Rim is open All Year.

North Rim lodging/ restaurants are open May 15 through Oct. 15
(the North Rim has a short season)

Free Entrance Days in 2014
The National Park Service offers the following
Entrance Fee Free Days this year:
  • January 20 (Martin Luther King, Jr. Day)
  • February 15-17 (Presidents Day Weekend)
  • April 19-20 (Opening weekend of National Park Week)
  • August 25 (National Park Service Birthday)
  • September 27 (National Public Lands Day)
  • November 11 (Veterans Day)
Other fees such as reservation, camping, lodging, tours, concession and fees collected by third parties are not included unless stated otherwise.


Where can I buy an Entrance Permit ?

NPS North Rim Entrance Station: checks and credit cards.
NPS Desert View Entrance Station: checks, credit cards and cash
NPS South Entrance Station: checks: credit cards and cash.

Visitors traveling to the South Rim can purchase entrance permits at the following locations prior to entry:

Flagstaff, AZ - Flagstaff Visitor Center
1 East Route 66 (928)774-9541
Vehicle ($25.00) and Individual ($12.00) permits.
Williams, AZ - Williams Visitor Center
200 West Railroad Ave. (928)635-4061
All permits.
Valle, AZ - Chevron Travel Stop
Vehicle ($25.00) and Individual ($12.00) permits.

Tusayan, AZ (Just south of the South Entrance to the park)

  • Best Western Grand Canyon Squire Inn
  • Grand Canyon Trading Post
  • R.P.'s Stage Stop
  • Red Feather Lodge
  • Canyon Plaza Resort
  • National Geographic Visitor Center(IMAX)
    IMAX accepts checks and credit cards only.

Vehicle ($25.00) Permits


Camping fees are in addition to entrance fees

and are charged per night. Reservations for camping and lodging are essential. When making reservations, remember to identify the rim you plan on visiting. Campsite reservations fill up fast...

Make reservations as far in advance as you can.


Grand Canyon National Park is a designated Federal Recreation Fee Area. Fees collected directly benefit the park, and the National Park Service. This program allows the park to keep eighty percent of the revenue from most fees charged.

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