Alerts & Conditions


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The South Rim is Open All Year

The South Entrance, north of Tusayan, AZ, and the East Entrance at Desert View are open all year - 24 hours/day, 7 days/week.

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Between December 1, 2022, and May 14, 2023, the North Rim is closed to all vehicles for the winter.

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    Weather and Road Conditions

    View current weather forecast, radar, and webcams. Also, road condition updates for the South Rim. The North Rim is CLOSED FOR THE WINTER.

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    Critical Backcountry Updates

    Know before you go! Check on water availability, trail closures or restrictions. Visit this link or call 928-638-7688 for recorded updates.

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    Park News

    Grand Canyon National Park makes every effort to keep you informed about news events, special events, and new or ongoing projects.

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Free South Rim Shuttle Buses

3 shuttle routes are in operation this winter, December 1, through February 28. Service starts at 6 am daily.

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What's Open?

This link takes you to an updated list of the hours of operation for lodges, restaurants, shops, and other services within the park.

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Village Ranger Programs and Events

Visit the link to view today's schedule of programs and activities in the park's calendar.

Last updated: December 18, 2022

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PO Box 129
Grand Canyon , AZ 86023



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