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. All services are available year-round. Reservations are strongly recommended during spring, summer and fall. Some facilities close during winter months.
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A free shuttle bus system operates on the South Rim connecting the visitor center, parking lots, lodges, and campgrounds with canyon overlooks Make your visit easier by parking your car at the Visitor Center and using free shuttle buses to travel around the village and visit scenic overlooks.
North Rim is Open for the Season
North Rim (Full Service) Season: May 15th through October 15th of each year.
Grand Canyon National Park's North Rim Transitions to Reduced Services Beginning October 16, 2019
North Rim Campground sites for the 2019 Season may be booked through Recreation.gov
Reservations for Lodging and Camping are strongly recommended.
Buy Your Digital Entrance Pass on Recreation.govWhether 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.
Last updated: October 11, 2019