Cold Winter Weather: Caution ! Park Roads Are Snow-packed and Icy.
A very cold air mass will settle across Northern Arizona through the remainder of the week... with high temperatures in the 20s & 30s (-6 to 3 C) for most locations. Another storm system will bring a chance of snow to the area Saturday & Sunday. More »
Things To Know Before You Come
A Mile-Deep Canyon (1.6 km)
Separates the park into
Most People Visit
Grand Canyon National Park's South Rim.
Download the Park Newspaper for the South Rim of Grand Canyon
Download the 2013 Winter (English)
The North Rim has a Short Season
Is harder to get to, and is more wild and secluded.
Download the Park Newspaper for the North Rim of Grand Canyon
North Rim Guide (letter-size)
(Prints on 8.5 x 11" paper 3 MB PDF File)
North Rim Guide (tabloid size)
(Prints on 11 x 17" paper 2.5 MB PDF File)
Even though the 2013 North Rim season has ended, the 2013 edition of the North Rim Guide contains the maps, schedules and information needed to plan your 2014 visit.
The 2014 edition of this publication will be available in April.
North Rim lodging and camping along with most other visitor services within the park are open from mid-May to mid-October. It is best to reserve lodging and campsites as far ahead as possible.
Download the maps/trail guide as one large page 22.5 x 17"
(660 kb PDF file)
Grand Canyon is in a Remote Part of the Country:
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Did You Know?
Mental attitude, adequate water and food consumption are absolutely essential to the success of any Grand Canyon hike. The day hiker and the overnight backpacker must be prepared for the lack of water, extreme heat and cold, and the isolation characteristic of the Grand Canyon. More...