Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park, in Northern Arizona, encompasses 278 miles (447 km) of the Colorado River and adjacent uplands. Located on ancestral homeland of 11 Associated Tribes, Grand Canyon is one of the most spectacular examples of erosion anywhere in the world—unmatched in the incomparable vistas it offers visitors from the rim. South Rim is open. North Rim closed for winter. Daily updates > Read More

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Lodging: South Rim & North Rim

Park lodging books up well in advance; reservations are recommended. North Rim lodging is closed for the winter - opens May 15, 2023.

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Camping: South Rim & North Rim

South Rim Mather Campground and RV Trailer Village are open all year. Desert View and North Rim Campgrounds are closed for the winter.

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Spring Break — Visitor Guide

Spring Break can be busy on the South Rim. Expect entrance lines from 10 am to 3 pm. Tips to avoid crowds and suggested activities.

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What's Open?

This link takes you to an updated list of the hours of operation for lodges, restaurants, shops, and other services within the park.

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Critical Backcountry Updates

Know before you go! Check on water availability, trail closures or restrictions. Visit this link or call 928-638-7688 for recorded updates.

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Free South Rim Shuttle Buses

4 shuttle routes are in operation this spring, March 1, through May 26,. Service starts at 4:30 am daily.

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Webcams Show Current Conditions

Webcams offer a window into weather, air quality, vehicle traffic, and seasonal changes that are taking place in the Grand Canyon region.

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Stay Informed With News Releases

Learn about park special events, critical incidents, and new or ongoing projects.

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Homeland of Associated Tribes

There are 11 tribes that have cultural connections to the lands and resources now found within Grand Canyon National Park.

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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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Shop Online for Books and Gifts

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

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Ranger Programs and Activities

Visit the link to view today's schedule of programs and activities in the park's calendar.

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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 Authorization (CUA)

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

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

PO Box 129
Grand Canyon, AZ 86023



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