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 overnight lodging has been delayed due to a waterline break.

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Camping: South Rim & North Rim

South Rim Mather Campground, RV Trailer Village and Desert View Campground are open now. The North Rim Campground opens June 9, 2023,

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Summer 2023 — Visitor Guide

Summer can be busy on the South Rim. Expect long entrance lines from 10 am to 3 pm. Here's 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.

Closure sign reads, 'WORK AHEAD'. North Kaibab Trail Closed Due To Rock Slides. Danger, do not enter
Critical Backcountry Updates

Know before you go! Check on water availability, trail closures/restrictions — N. Kaibab Trail above Manzanita is closed through June 15.

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Free South Rim Shuttle Buses

5 shuttle routes are in operation this summer, May 27, through September 9,. Service starts at 4 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 Tribal Communities

11 tribes 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 held within the park like weddings, filming and photography, 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.

Last updated: May 27, 2023

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PO Box 129
Grand Canyon, AZ 86023



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