Grand Canyon National Park is continuing to adapt to changing COVID-19 guidance, and is adjusting operations as needed. Information in these publications is based on normal pre-Covid 19 operations and does not reflect current conditions.
Visit this webpage for the current list of what is open and closed, and hours of operation. The webpage is updated daily.
English ( 4 MB PDF ) Updated May 2018
Trip Planner Translations (PDF) Updated May 2018
Introduction to Backcountry Hiking BrochureThis 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 (4.5 MB PDF file)
Find paper copies of the Accessibility Guide upon request at the Grand Canyon Visitor Center, Yavapai Museum of Geology, Kolb Studio, Verkamps Visitor Center, Tusayan Museum, Desert View Visitor Center, or the North Rim Visitor Center.
This document will print on 8.5 x 11" or 11 x 17" paper
More questions about accessibility? Message the park.
Brochures, Trail Guides, and Single-page Bulletins
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Last updated: March 6, 2021