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Tip Off composting toilet facility on South Kaibab Trail closed May 2-23

The tipoff resthouse and toilet facility from the South Kaibab trail
The Tip Off resthouse and composting toilet facility

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News Release Date: May 2, 2023

Contact: Joëlle Baird, 928-606-3154

GRAND CANYON, Ariz. –  From May 2-23, 2023, the composting toilet located at the “Tip Off” on the South Kaibab Trail will be closed for needed maintenance.   

There will be no restroom facilities available for public use during this time. Hikers should plan ahead before entering the canyon and use either the restroom facilities at Cedar Ridge or at Phantom Ranch. 

For updates on trail status, please visit Grand Canyon’s Critical Backcountry Updates webpage here:


Last updated: January 11, 2024

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