Ranger Programs and Special Events - Spring 2023


Public health measures and modified operations? Here's the current list of what's open, along with hours of operation >

  • The best way to check on the programs and events that are taking place today is through the Park's Calendar >
Slide show of rangers doing programs.
  • When you arrive in the park, be on the lookout for signs or ask at information desks about ranger programs being offered during your visit.

Ranger Program Locations:


Information Desks Staffed by Park Rangers:

  • South Rim Grand Canyon Village:

    Visitor Center hours will fluctuate this spring. On days when the visitor center is open, rangers are available at the information desk to answer any questions you may have. Details >

  • South Rim — Desert View:

    The Desert View Information Desk is CLOSED at this time. Desert View services and the East Entrance to the park are open all year. Details >

  • North Rim:

    The North Rim is CLOSED for the winter. The North Rim opens for the 2023 season on May 15, 2023. Details >


Ranger Program Videos

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4 minutes, 10 seconds

Have you ever wondered how the Grand Canyon was formed and why it is found here in Northern Arizona? To understand the formation of the canyon, there is a simple way to remember how it was shaped over time. All you have to remember are the letters D U D E or dude. The letters stand for: Deposition, Uplift, Down cutting and Erosion.

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11 minutes, 47 seconds

Ranger-led walking tour from Bright Angel Trailhead to Maricopa Point with Ranger Dave.

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11 minutes, 28 seconds

Do you enjoy a warm cup of java in the mornings? So do our rangers! Join Ranger Joe and Ranger John for coffee on the rim as they discuss where the water in that steaming cup comes from.


Last updated: March 11, 2023

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