South Rim Visitor Center
Location: 7 miles north on CO Highway 347 from the intersection with U.S. Highway 50.
The South Rim Drive is usually open to vehicles from late-April to mid-November. In winter, the South Rim Road is open to Gunnison Point at the visitor center. The remainder of the road is closed to vehicles, but open to cross country skiing and snowshoeing when conditions permit.
North Rim Road and ranger station are closed to vehicles in winter. The road typically closes late November and reopens mid to late April.
East Portal Road is closed in winter. The road typically closes mid-November and reopens mid to late April.
Last updated: August 10, 2023