Grand Canyon National Park is continuing to evaluate and adapt to changing COVID-19 guidance and is adjusting operations as needed. Here is the current list of facilities and services that are open >
Ranger-led Day Hikes
South Rim: Ranger led day hikes and walks have taken place along the Canyon Rim Trail year round. During the summer months an additional 3-mile round trip day hike into the canyon may be offered. Check in the Park Ranger Program webpage for current schedules. (available at https://www.nps.gov/grca/planyourvisit/sr-programs.htm)
North Rim: Ranger led nature walks take place during the season, between May 15, and October 15. Check in the Park Ranger Program webpage for schedules. (available at https://www.nps.gov/grca/planyourvisit/nr-programs.htm)
Grand Canyon Conservancy Field Institute
The institute provides amazing immersive and educational adventures at Grand Canyon—all officially designed and developed in partnership with Grand Canyon National Park.
Backpacking Guide Services
A wide range of options exist for guided hiking at Grand Canyon National Park. A list of companies issued Commercial Use Authorizations by the National Park Service to conduct guided overnight backpacking and/or day hiking tours below the rim at Grand Canyon National Park can be found at www.nps.gov/grca/learn/management/cua.htm. Once on that page, scroll down to the bottom and you will find a table of current Commercial Use Authorization holders. To narrow the display, either type "backcountry" in the search box or sort by "CUA type" and look for "backcountry hiking".
Additional backcountry info can be found on the following webpages.
Last updated: February 27, 2023