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  • Expect Isolated Thunderstorm Activity Through Thursday. A Greater Chance on the Weekend

    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. Any persons having physical contact with bats in Grand Canyon National Park, please call 928-638-7779. Rabies can be prevented if appropriate medical care is given following an exposure. More »

Helpful Links for Noncommercial River Trips

Below are links to various noncommercial river trip support documents and/or web pages that may help you when planning your trip.
 
 
 
 

Lottery and River Use Statistics

Grand Canyon River Statistics


Calendar Year 2015


Calendar Year 2014


Calendar Year 2013

River Statistics (includes river use statistics for the calendar year plus statistics for all lotteries held for launch dates in that calendar year)

 

To contact the River Permits Office

You may call us directly toll free 1-800-959-9164 or outside the U.S. at 928-638-7843. FAX number is 928-638-7844.

You may also write to:

National Park Service
Grand Canyon River Permits Office
1824 S. Thompson St, Suite 201
Flagstaff, AZ 86001

Email River Permits Office

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...