South Rim Village - Ranger Programs

A crowd of people on Mather Point at sunset.
Map of Grand Canyon Village with green arrows pointing to three locations were ranger programs are held. The Visitor Center, Yavapai Geology Museum and Verkamp's Visitor Center.
Arrows show the three locations where Grand Canyon Village Park Ranger Programs are held between April 16 and May 25, 2023

Village Ranger Program Schedule

Programs are presented Thursday through Monday
  • No programs on Tuesday and Wednesday.

11 am Critter Chat
Meet at Grand Canyon Visitor Center
30 min. Accessible. Great program for Junior Rangers!

1:30 pm Family Friendly Program
Meet at Verkamp’s Visitor Center
30 min. Topics Vary. Accessible. Great for Junior Rangers

2 pm Geology Talk
Meet at Yavapai Geology Museum
30 min. Family Friendly.

3:30 pm Ranger’s Choice
Meet at Yavapai Geology Museum
30 min. Topics Vary. Family Friendly. Come curious, leave inspired.


Additional Things to Know

All outdoor programs are subject to cancellation due to inclement weather or when lightning danger is present.

  • Children must be accompanied by an adult on all programs.
  • All programs are Free of Charge.

Related Information


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.

Last updated: April 16, 2023

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

PO Box 129
Grand Canyon, AZ 86023



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