Grand Canyon National Park was established:
"To preserve an amazing variety of landscapes, plants and wildlife and to provide a place for people to enjoy wilderness."
Pets are not allowed below the canyon rim.
Where can I visit with my pet?
To help everyone enjoy the park and for the safety of you, your pet, and park wildlife, the following regulations apply in Grand Canyon National Park. Rules differ on neighboring national forest, state, and tribal lands.
On the South Rim
Pets are not permitted:
On the North Rim
Tips for a great visit with your pet
Grand Canyon Kennel (South Rim) 928-638-0534NOTE: The Kennel remains CLOSED AT THIS TIME (3/24/2021)
Operated by Xanterra Parks & Resorts.
Open Daily: 7:30 am - 5 pm 365 days a year
Proof of vaccination must be provided upon entering the kennel.
What Are Service Animals?
"Service animal means any dog that is individually trained to do work or perform tasks for the benefit of an individual with a disability, including a physical, sensory, psychiatric, intellectual, or other mental disability. Other species of animals, whether wild or domestic, trained or untrained, are not service animals for the purposes of this definition.
- The Americans with Disabilities Act
Last updated: March 28, 2021