Grand Canyon National Park

Located in Arizona, Grand Canyon National Park encompasses 277 miles (446 km) of the Colorado River and adjacent uplands. The park is home to much of the immense Grand Canyon; 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. Grand Canyon is unmatched in the incomparable vistas it offers visitors from the rim. Read More

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

Lodging: South Rim & North Rim

Lodging books up well in advance, Make reservations as far ahead as possible.

Two tents, one red and on yellow in a campsite under tall pine trees.

Camping: South Rim & North Rim

Considering a visit? South Rim has Trailer Village and Mather Campground. The North Rim Campground has closed for the 2020 season.

Clouds entirely filling Grand Canyon, on right, atop a massive stone pillar, two tiny people

Traveling? Weather and Road Conditions

Current weather forecast, radar, infrared imagery and webcam view. Road conditions and closures update for North and South Rims.

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.

Crowded Parking Lot 2 reaching capacity at Grand Canyon Visitor Center

Follow Our Tips to Help Avoid Crowds

Visiting South Rim during spring break or summer? Arrive by 9 am to beat the crowds and find good parking. Here are some additional tips:

Visitors boarding a park shuttle bus from under a covered bus stop shelter

Park - Then Ride Free Shuttle Buses

South Rim shuttles are running on a modified schedule, due to Covid-19. (9/5/2020) Follow the link for details.

Several people walk through Visitor Center Plaza: outdoor displays on the left, building on right

What's Open?

Links to current hours of operation for visitor centers, restaurants, shops, and other goods and services offered within the park.

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

Critical Backcountry Updates

In the event of Trail Closures and Restrictions, you can call 928-638-7688 for recorded updates.

A group of park visitors listening to a ranger talk. The ranger is on the right and smiling.

Ranger Program Schedules

Ranger programs are suspended at this time (6/25/2020) due to COVID-19 public health concerns.

Last updated: October 18, 2020

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

PO Box 129
Grand Canyon, AZ 86023



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