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    Grand Canyon-Parashant National Monument Arizona

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  • Fire restrictions are in effect beginning June 18, 2014

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Operating Hours & Seasons

The Monument is open 24 hours a day 365 days of the year, but there are no facilities or visitor contact areas within the boundaries. For information visit or call:

Interagency Information Center - 345 East Riverside Drive, St. George, UT

  • Monday thru Friday - 7:45 am to 5:00 pm
  • Saturday - 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
  • Closed all Federal Holidays except Memorial Day and Labor Day
  • Phone (435) 688-3246 or 688-3200

Pipe Spring National Monument Visitor Center - 15 miles west of Fredonia, AZ on State Highway 389

  • Summer - Daily 7:00 am to 5:00 pm (May thru September)
  • Winter - Daily 7:00 am to 5:00 pm (October thru April)
  • Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day.
  • Phone (928)643-7105

Note: Monument roads are often impassable during the monsoon season, July through September and after winter storms. Visit the Interagency Information Center or Pipe Springs National Monument to obtain road condition information and a Monument brochure.

Did You Know?

desert tortoise eating habits

Desert tortoises meet both their food and moisture requirements from a diet of grasses, plants, and flowers. When water is scarce, they have a reserve stored in a specialized urinary bladder.