Havasupai Indian Reservation

Please be aware that Havasu Canyon is a fragile environment and is subject to flash floods.

Some areas in the canyon are OFF-LIMITS to visitors due to continuing repair work or unstable ground condition. Immediate closure of the canyon is possible at any given time during your visit. Visitors to Havasu Canyon assume all risks while in the canyon and should come prepared.

 
aerial view looking down onto fields and houses in Supai Village.

Supai Village

Supai Village, located within Havasu Canyon, a large tributary on the south side of the Colorado River, is not accessible by road.

The Havasupai Tribe administers the land, which lies outside the boundary and jurisdiction of Grand Canyon National Park.

You may visit the Havasupai Tribe's web site at:
http://www.havasupai-nsn.gov/tourism.html


 
View of Havasu Falls as descending the trail into the campground.

Havasu Falls

Havasupai
means people of the blue-green waters. The spectacular waterfalls and isolated community within the Havasupai Indian Reservation attract thousands of visitors each year. The Havasupai are intimately connected to the water and the land. This blue- green water is sacred to the Havasupai. It flows not only across the land, but also through each tribal member. When you enter their land, you enter their home, their place of origin.

Getting There
Supai village, located within Havasu Canyon, a large tributary on the south side of the Colorado River, is not accessible by road. The Havasupai Tribe administers the land, which lies outside the boundary and jurisdiction of Grand Canyon National Park.

 
Grand Canyon Area Map showing road leading into Supai.

Approximate driving time from Grand Canyon Village (South Rim) is four hours.

Drive west from Williams on I-40 to Seligman;
Turn off on U.S. 66.
Watch for Indian Highway 18.

Open Supai road map in a new window.
(264kb PDF File)

 
Trailhead parking at Hualapai Hilltop

Trailhead parking at Hualapai Hilltop

The trail into Supai begins at Hualapai Hilltop,
191 miles/308 km from Grand Canyon Village
or 66 miles/106 km from Peach Springs, Arizona.

Peach Springs has the nearest services including gas, food, and water. No services are available at Hualapai Hilltop.

Hiking from Hualapai Hilltop to Supai and Mooney Falls is not a day hike. It is recommended as at least an overnight hike; three days is even better.
 
Campsite in Havasupai Campground

Havasupai Campground

Trail Distances
(one way)
Miles- Km
Hualapai Hilltop
to Supai
-8 13
Supai to campground -2 -3
Hualapai Hilltop
to campground
10 16
Campground
to Mooney Falls
0.5 0.8
Mooney Falls
to Colorado River
-8 13

 

Fees

All fees and prices are subject to change without prior notice.
Contact Havasupai Tourist Enterprises to verify prices before visiting.


The tribe assesses a $5 per person Environmental Care Fee.

Entry Fee
A fee of $35 per person - plus 10% - tax is charged to enter or cross any portion of the Havasupai Indian Reservation. This fee can be paid in advance. Be prepared to show a paid receipt when within the boundaries of the reservation.

Campground
The campground along Havasu Creek is 10 miles / 16 km from the trailhead at Hualapai Hilltop (2 mi. / 3 km below Supai). It serves up to 250 people. Drinking water is available. Fees: $17/person/night plus 10% tribal tax.

Havasupai Lodge
The lodge in Supai, 8 miles / 13 km from the trailhead, has 24 rooms with double beds. Rates: $145 for up to four people plus 10% tax. Reservations must be made in advance.

Helicopter Transport
Helicopter flights between Hualapai Hilltop and Supai are available Monday, Thursday, Friday, and Sunday, weather permitting. Fees vary, and tickets are issued on a first-come, first-served basis from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. $40 landing fee.

Horses
Horses and mules are available from Hualapai Hilltop to Supai and the campground. Prices range from $75 (one-way) – $150 (round trip) plus 10% tax.

Other Services
Breakfast, lunch and dinner are available at the Havasupai Cafe near the lodge. Picnic tables, general store, and post office are found in the village.

Advance reservations are recommended.
The tourist enterprises at Supai accept cash, Visa, Mastercard, money orders and cashier checks. They do not accept travelers checks or personal checks. Call or write for advance campground or lodge reservations.

 

Contact Information:

Havasupai Tourist Enterprises
P.O. Box 160
Supai, Arizona 86435

http://www.havasupai-nsn.gov/tourism.html

Camping Office: --- (928) 448-2180 httourism0@havasupai-nsn.gov
Lodge Office: ------- (928) 448-2111 htlodge0@havasupai-nsn.gov
Trading Post/ Cafe: (928) 448-2951 htstore0@havasupai-nsn.gov

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