Eating & Sleeping

The South Rim’s South Entrance is open 24 hours/day. Overnight accommodations, and some visitor services are available. More

Desert View and the East Entrance remain closed because of COVID-19 lockdowns on the neighboring Navajo Nation. You must enter and exit the park through the South Entrance. (Tusayan)

The North Rim is open for Day Use Only. The Lodge and Campground have closed for the 2020 season. Details

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Front entrance to rustic Bright Angel Lodge. Yellow fall colors. People in front.
Bright Angel Lodge on the South Rim


Reservations should be made well in advance as park lodging tends to be full most of the year.

South Rim Grand Canyon Village Lodging is available all year

South Rim Desert View is usually 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 campground that is normally open mid-April through mid-October. (No hook-ups at Desert View Campground) DESERT VIEW CAMPGROUND IS CLOSED

Grand Canyon North Rim Lodge is open >
Overnight accomodations are available.

Phantom Ranch
At the bottom of Grand Canyon - is available all year.
Reservations are made through an online lottery system. More.


a family campsite underneath tall ponderosa pine trees. a green and white tent on left. Picnic table in a clearing on right.
Family campsite at Mather Campground on the South Rim.


Reservation should be made well in advance. Park campgrounds are full most of the year.

South Rim Village Mather Campground
New Reservations are not being taken at this time (7/7/2020)

Grand Canyon Village - No Hook-ups

South Rim Village Trailer Village RV
Grand Canyon Village - Full Hook-ups - Reservations

South Rim Desert View Campground CLOSED
No Hook-ups - 25 miles (41 km) east of Grand Canyon Village.
First-come-first-served (usually fills between 1 and 2 pm)

North Rim North Rim Campground
No Hook-ups - CLOSED for the 2020 Season.

two yellow dome tents in a backcountry campsite within canyon walls. a number of backpacks are hanging well above the ground from a metal pole
Cottonwood backcountry campground within Grand Canyon

Backcountry Camping

Backcountry Permits
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.

Learn about Grand Canyon River Trips
Learn about Grand Canyon Mule Trips
Learn about Grand Canyon Guided Tours

Learn aboout Field Institute Learning Adventures


Two people walking across street towards general store. outside picnic tables with green umbrellas
South Rim Village General Store

Restaurants and Groceries

South Rim Food: Inside of the Park
South Rim Food: Outside of the Park

At the bottom of Grand Canyon: Phantom Ranch

North Rim Food: Inside and Outside of the Park


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Last updated: October 19, 2020

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PO Box 129
Grand Canyon, AZ 86023



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