PRECAUTIONARY CLOSURE DUE TO POTENTIAL ROCKFALL
Part of South Chasm View Wall is closed due to a 300' x 40' slab of rock that shifted one inch in one week. The slab is estimated to weigh 6 million pounds or more. The NPS is consulting with geohazards specialists for further direction.
The following routes are closed:
ANNUAL CLOSURES FOR PROTECTION OF NESTING RAPTORS
EFFECTIVE MARCH 15 THROUGH JULY 15
The following areas and routes are closed to public use for the protection of nesting Peregrine falcons:
Serpent Point and adjacent walls within one-half mile, including the top of the walls 50 feet away from the rim edge. This does not include developed trails and overlooks.
Climbing routes on the south rim wall across from Painted Wall are open.
Hiking within Echo Canyon is allowed.
Last updated: May 31, 2018