Grand Canyon National Park

Located in Arizona, Grand Canyon National Park encompasses 277 miles (446 km) of the Colorado River and adjacent uplands. The immense Grand Canyon is a mile (1.6 km) deep, and up to 18 miles (29 km) wide. Layered bands of colorful rock reveal millions of years of geologic history with unmatched vistas from the rim. The South Rim is open 24 hours. The North Rim is Closed for the Winter. Read More

Front entrance to Bright Angel Lodge. Visitors standing in front; shrubbery has yellow fall flowers.

Lodging: South Rim & North Rim

Lodging for the 2022 Season will book up well in advance, Make reservations as far ahead as possible. North Rim is closed for the winter.

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Camping: South Rim & North Rim

Winter camping is available at RV Trailer Village and Mather Campground. Desert View and North Rim Campgrounds are closed for the Winter.

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South Rim Weather and Road Conditions

View current weather forecast, radar, and webcams. Also, road condition updates. Or Call 928-638-7496 for road condition and closure Info.

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What's Open?

Links to current hours of operation for South Rim lodges, restaurants, shops, and other services. The North Rim is closed for the winter.

Two hikers walking on a dirt trail. Beyond them the river within a steep granite gorge.

Critical Backcountry Updates

Know before you go! To see if there are trail closures or restrictions, you can visit this link or call 928-638-7688 for recorded updates.

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Free South Rim Shuttle Buses

3 shuttle routes are in operation this winter. Wearing a face mask/covering is required when boarding, and inside the buses.

Pocket Map (left) of Grand Canyon Village, Trip Planner booklet (right)

Trip Planning Maps & Publications

Download and read our Trip Planner before you visit the park. Contains useful information and essential maps for both North and South Rims.

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Shop Online for Books and Gifts

Your purchase supports the park. 0perated by non-profit partner Grand Canyon Conservancy,

People sitting on log benches in an outdoor amphitheater listening to a ranger talk.

Village Ranger Programs

Visitors to the South Rim can check signs around the village and at the Visitor Center, for the week's ranger programs.

a couple standing by a minister is getting married with the canyon in the background.

Special Use Permits

Special events like weddings and family reunions held inside the park, or Rim to Rim extended day hikes, require special use permits.

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Commercial Use Authorizations

CUAs are required for road-based tours, guided backcountry trips and all other commercial activities for visitors within the park.

Last updated: December 27, 2021

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Mailing Address:

PO Box 129
Grand Canyon , AZ 86023



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