Last updated: May 15, 2018
Alerts & Conditions
Stage 2 Fire RestrictionsStage 2 Fire Restrictions are in effect in the park. Visitors should be mindful that these new restrictions will limit certain activities and are encouraged to plan ahead before traveling to the park. Click below for more information.
Road Construction within Grand Canyon Village and on Desert View DriveDate Posted: 1/5/2018 Construction and detours are currently in place on the South Rim. All services are open and accessible. Motorists should expect delays and flaggers, and should slow down and allow extra time when traveling through the park.
Visiting South Rim This Summer? We're Expecting Crowded ConditionsParking is limited and road construction is taking place. Expect detours and delays. Park in the gateway community of Tusayan, buy a park pass, then ride free Tusayan shuttle to park's Visitor Center. From there, walk to canyon, or catch other shuttles.
The Use of Drones is Prohibited in Grand Canyon National ParkCurrently, the use of drones is prohibited in Grand Canyon and all National Parks. Detailed information about the policy is available...
South Rim to Remain in Level 1 Water ConservationResidents and visitors should be mindful of their water use and practice basic water conservation at all times.
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.