Trip Planning Publications/ Newspaper Archive
Information About Our Current Publications:
This PDF "newspaper" contains active links that can connect you to more detailed information, If you would like a paper copy, the Trip Planner is formatted for printing on standard letter-size paper.
South Rim Pocket Map and Services Guide
As of December 1, 2015, Grand Canyon National Park discontinued the Grand Canyon Guide newspaper. In place of the newspaper, the South Rim Pocket Map and Services Guide is now being distributed at entrance stations, visitor centers, lodges, campgrounds, stores, and out-of-park locations. Download it here...
North Rim Pocket Map and Services Guide
As of December 1, 2015, Grand Canyon National Park discontinued the Grand Canyon Guide newspaper. In place of the newspaper, the North Rim Pocket Map and Services Guide is now being distributed at entrance stations, visitor centers, lodges, campgrounds, stores, and out-of-park locations. Download it here...
Introduction to Backcountry Hiking Brochure
This foldable brochure is for day and overnight inner canyon hikers. It gives information about hiking the Bright Angel, South Kaibab, and North Kaibab trails, as well as permit, planning, Leave No Trace, and Hike Smart information. It is distributed at park visitor centers and backcountry information centers.
The web version of this publication is formatted to print on standard 8.5 x 11 letter-sized paper. You may download Introduction to Backcountry Hiking (680kb PDF file)
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Download a digital copy of Grand Canyon National Park's Accessibility Guide below:
Grand Canyon Association Field Institute
2015 Grand Canyon Guide Newspaper Archive
2015 Legacy editions of the park newspaper provide basic South Rim and North Rim visitor information. However, please be aware that visitor services and ranger program schedules and hours of operation may have changed since these newspapers were published in 2015.
In addition to newspapers, Grand Canyon National Park publishes a variety of brochures, trail guides, and single-page bulletins.
All of our digital publications require the free Adobe Acrobat Reader for viewing. For best results, we suggest that you download the PDF file to your computer or device before viewing or printing.