Last updated: December 1, 2018
Alerts & Conditions
Icy and Muddy Sections Remain on Upper Switchbacks of Bright Angel and S. Kaibab TrailsUpdated 9 am, Monday 3/25/2019. Foot traction and/or trekking poles are recommended on the upper switchbacks of Bright Angel and South Kaibab Trails. Warm and dry weather is expected across the Grand Canyon region through mid-week.
Grand Canyon's North Rim is Closed for the Winter Until May 15, 2019North Rim roads are closed to vehicles between December 1st and May 15th No visitor services are available. The 2019 season will begin on May 15, 2019. Reservations are recommended for campground and lodging. Winter backcountry use with permit only.
Expect very crowded conditions during "Spring Break" (March 2 through April 27. 2019)Leave long lines and parking frustrations behind - park in the gateway community of Tusayan and take the free Tusayan Shuttle to the South Rim Visitor Center.
Free South Rim Shuttle Buses
Shuttles provide access to South Rim lodges, campgrounds, trails, viewpoints, and other points of interest.
Links to current hours of operation for visitor centers, restaurants, shops, and other goods and services offered within the park
Ranger Program Schedules
We offer a variety of ranger programs, walks, and talks throughout the park during the year. Schedules vary by season.