South Rim Village - Ranger Programs

A crowd of people on Mather Point at sunset.
Winter 2019 Schedule - Park Ranger Programs: South Rim Village

All outdoor programs are subject to cancellation due to inclement weather or when lightning danger is present. Thunderstorms frequently can occur through September with the potential for torrential rains, frequent lightning, and sudden flash floods.

Note: Children must be accompanied by an adult on all programs. All programs are free of charge.

Various rock strata as seen from the Abyss overlook
Rock strata as seen from the Abyss overlook

10:30 - 10:50 am Daily
(Meet at Yavapai Geology Museum)
Geology Glimpse
Learn how Grand Canyon formed while exploring Yavapai Geology Museum during this short introductory talk. Perfect for Junior Rangers. Accessible. Consider walking the Trail of Time following the program.

Bighorn ewe sitting on a limestone ledge and looking at the camera. vertical cliff in the background
A bighorn ewe
3 - 3:20 pm Daily
(Meet at Grand Canyon Visitor Center)
Critter Chat

Learn about some of Grand Canyon's diverse wild inhabitants who survive here in this place of extreme changes in elevation, exposure, and climate. Family-friendly program. Accessible. Family friendly.

The Milky Way seen in the sky above Grand Canyon. Silhouettes of trees below
Grand Canyon's night sky

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Last updated: November 9, 2019

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