Sunrise/ Sunset Times and Moon Phases

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Where Are the Best Views ?

There is no one best place for watching sunrise or sunset, just good places and better places.
Download Grand Canyon Sunrise/ Sunset (103kb PDF File) for insider information.
 
Several people viewing sunset at Yaki Point

Viewing sunset from Yaki Point (A stop on the Kaibab Rim shuttle route)

SUNRISE & SUNSET TIMES:

Date Sunrise Sunset
May 1 5:37 am. 7:15 pm.
May 15 5:23 am. 7:26 pm.
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June 1 5:13 am. 7:39 pm.
June 15 5:11 am 7:47 pm.
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July 1 5:15 am. 7:49 pm.
July 15 5:23 am. 7:46 pm.
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Aug. 1 5.36 am. 7:34 pm.
Aug. 15 5:47 am. 7:19 pm.
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Sept. 1 6:00 am. 6:56 pm
Sept. 15 6:11 am. 6:36 pm.
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Oct. 1 6:23 am. 6:12 pm.
Oct. 15 6:35 am. 5:53 pm.
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Nov. 1 6:51 am. 5:33 pm.
Nov. 15 7:05 am. 5:21 pm.


 
a full moon rising over the canyon.

Looking across Grand Canyon at the full moon rising.

MOON PHASES:

New
Moon
Full
Moon
Moon
Rise
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May 3 7:02 pm.
May 17
June 2 7:44 pm.
June 16
July 1 7:23 pm.
July 15
July 31 7:41 pm.
August 14
August 29 6:58 pm.
Sept 12
Sept. 27 6:12 pm.
Oct. 12
Oct. 27 6:11 pm.
Nov. 11
Nov. 25 5:34 pm.


All Times are
Mountain Standard Time.

 
park visitors boarding Kaibab Rim Route shuttle bus at Yaki Point - just after sunset.

Visitors riding park shuttles to watch sunset should be at a bus stop no later than 30 minutes after sunset.

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