The General Management Plan for Grand Canyon National Park was developed in 1995, and it guides the management of resources, visitor use, and general development at the park. The primary purpose of the plan is to provide a foundation from which to protect park resources while providing for meaningful visitor experiences.
1. South Rim: Hermit's Rest, Grand Canyon Village, and Desert View
Foundation DocumentThe document was updated in 2017 and describes the park's basic purpose, significance, resources, and values. It serves as the foundation for future planning and management. Check out the Foundation Document Overview or review the entire Foundation Document.
Additional and Archived Plans
Additional plans and environmental documents for the National Park Service are available on the Planning, Environment and Public Comment site (PEPC). PEPC is an online collaborative tool dedicated to facilitating the NEPA/NHPA process in conservation planning, environmental impact analysis and informed decision-making.
Last updated: December 6, 2022