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    Grand Canyon

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Interpretive Ranger Programs

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Grand Canyon Ranger Programs

The current program schedule may be downloaded below.
All programs are free of charge.

All outdoor programs are subject to cancellation due to inclement weather or when lightning danger is present.

Spring months at Grand Canyon may bring a variety of weather conditions. It is still possible to receive snow, and you may encounter icy walkways and trails. Please dress for the weather and consider over-the-shoe traction devices for your comfort and safety.

Note: Children must be accompanied by an adult on all programs.

Download the:
South Rim - Spring 2014 Program Schedule (2 pages, 472kb PDF)
March 1, 2013 through May 21, 2014

Includes the South Rim Village, Desert View/ Tusayan Ruin and inner canyon.
Download the:

North Rim 2013 Season Program Schedule (1 page, 270kb PDF)
May 15 through October 15, 2013

Even though the 2013 season has ended and the North Rim is closed for the winter, the 2013 ranger program schedule lists of the type of programs that are offered on the North Rim. The 2014 schedule will be available in April, 2014


For additional park information

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Grand Canyon National Park South Rim Ranger-led Programs

Follow our South Rim Ranger-led Programs RSS Feed. It displays the schedule of current ranger programs and the sunrise/ sunset times for the week.

Learn how by visiting the Grand Canyon RSS Information page.

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Your phone provides a fun way to learn more about the Park. Listen to park rangers give 2 minute audio tours at various points of interest on the South Rim, from Hermit Road to Yaki Point, and the North Rim. Learn more...



Did You Know?


In November of 1934, the Grand Canyon Civilian Conservation Corps began working on a trans-canyon telephone line. Starting at Indian Garden, they progressed downward to the Colorado River. It was necessary to complete this portion of the line first before the onset of extreme summer heat. More...