South Rim Desert View is open all year.
(24 miles east of Grand Canyon Village)
Lodging is not available at Desert View.
However there is a "first-come, first-served" seasonal campgroundthat is closed for the winter. It will open for the 2020 season, mid-April, 2020, through mid-October, 2020. (No hook-ups at Desert View Campground)
North Rim Lodging- Closed for the Winter Lodging is available May 15th through October 15 of each year.
At the bottom of Grand Canyon - is available all year.
Reservations are made through an online lottery system. More.
Reservation should be made well in advance. Park campgrounds are full most of the year.
South RimDesert View Campground<CLOSED FOR WINTER> No Hook-ups- 25 miles (41 km) east of Grand Canyon Village. First-come-first-served (usually fills between 1 and 2 pm) Desert View Campground will open for the 2020 season, mid-April 2020, through mid-October, 2020.
North Rim North Rim Campground <CLOSED FOR WINTER> No Hook-ups - North Rim Campground will be on a first-come, first-served basis from May 15, 2020 to August 31, 2020 due to a waterline replacement project. Reservation Period(September 1, through Oct. 31, 2020)
If you wish to camp anywhere in the park, other than in developed campgrounds on the North Rim or the South Rim, you must first obtain a permit from the Backcountry Information Center.