Operating Hours & Seasons

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Due to the coronavirus pandemic, public health measures are in place including capacity limits, temporary closures, and modified operations.

Visit this webpage (updated daily) for the current list of what is open and closed, and the hours of operation.

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Lookout Studio in Grand Canyon Village on the South Rim of the park.

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South Rim: (Open Year-round)

The South Rim of the park is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. The South Rim includes Grand Canyon Village and Desert View. Most services are available year-round. Reservations are strongly recommended during spring, summer and fall. Some facilities close during winter months.

Follow links to obtain operating hours and information for:



The North Rim is CLOSED for the Winter

The North Rim will reopen with full services between May 15 and October 15, 2022.

Reservations for North Rim Lodging and Camping are strongly recommended.

Note: Between December 1st and May 14th, North Rim roads are closed to all vehicles and no visitor services are available.



Buy Your Digital Entrance Pass on Recreation.gov

Whether you're planning a single visit or coming back multiple times a year, enjoy the convenience of purchasing a Grand Canyon National Park site-specific digital pass on Recreation.gov before you arrive. You have immediate access to your digital pass and can easily download it on your phone or tablet. Your pass will also be emailed as a PDF and can be printed out for display when you arrive.

Learn more about your pass options, find the right pass for you, and buy your pass online.
  • Private Vehicle ($35 valid for 7 days)
  • Motorcycle ($30 valid for 7 days)
  • Individual (bicyclist, hiker, pedestrian) ($20 valid for 7 days)
  • Annual - Grand Canyon Only ($70)
Additional ways to purchase a Grand Canyon National Park entrance pass >

Last updated: December 1, 2021

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PO Box 129
Grand Canyon , AZ 86023



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