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.
SOUTH CHASM VIEW WALL
Though climbing routes on South Chasm Wall previously closed due to potential for extreme rock fall event are now open, climbers should be aware of the possibility of large scale movement at any time. The Geological Resource Division will continue to monitor the situation.
Last updated: July 1, 2019