Expect Dry Conditions and Warm Temperatures Through the First Half of This 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. Any persons having physical contact with bats in Grand Canyon National Park, please call 928-638-7767. Rabies can be prevented if appropriate medical care is given following an exposure. More »
South Rim --- jump to the North Rim
RIDE PARK'S FREE SHUTTLE BUSES - SAVE FUEL !
Xanterra South Rim operates a taxi service between Grand Canyon Airport, the hotels and businesses in Tusayan, AZ (7 miles / 11 km south) and Grand Canyon Village. 928-638-2822
The Grand Canyon Railway offers train service between Williams, AZ (on I-40) and Grand Canyon Village.. 1-800-THE-TRAIN
Commercial air carriers serve Las Vegas, Nv, Phoenix and Flagstaff, AZ. There is limited air service into Grand Canyon Airport (10 miles / 16 km south of the park) from Las Vegas and elsewhere.
Greyhound Bus Lines (800) 231-2222 - offers service from Flagstaff and Williams to points nationwide. 928-774-4573 (Flagstaff Greyhound office)
The Grand Canyon Shuttle is no longer in business.
North Rim (May 15 - Oct. 31 each year)
Did You Know?
The more recent Kaibab limestone caprock, on the rims of the Grand Canyon, formed 270 million years ago. In contrast, the oldest rocks within the Inner Gorge at the bottom of Grand Canyon date to 1.84 billion years ago. Geologists currently estimate the age of Earth at 4.5 billion years.