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 2014 Spring (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 season has ended and the North Rim is closed for the winter, 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:
Thanks for doing what you can to help protect our environment!
Did You Know?
In Grand Canyon,one of the broad, sandy areas on the north bank of the Colorado River is Unkar Delta, composed of rock debris carried from the North Rim by Unkar Creek. Prehistoric Pueblo people occupied numerous sites on Unkar Delta and along Unkar Creek for about 350 years (A.D. 850 to A.D. 1200)