South Rim Village - Ranger Programs
Park Ranger Programs: South Rim Village - Summer 2017
All outdoor programs are subject to cancellation due to inclement weather or when lightning danger is present. Summer thunderstorms frequently can occur through early September with the potential for torrential rains, frequent lightning, and sudden flash floods.
7 am Daily
(South Kaibab Trailhead)
Cedar Ridge Hike
Discover the canyon's beauty and natural history while descending 1,120 ft (340 m) on an unpaved trail. Strenuous hike;not recommended for people with heart or respiratory problems or difficulty walking. Bring water, snacks, sunscreen, and wear sturdy hiking shoes.
8:30 – 10:30 am Daily
9 - 10 am Daily
(Bright Angel Trailhead sign)
Fossil Discovery Walk
Walk among brachiopods, sponges, and other marine creatures that thrived on this part of the continent 270 million years ago, before the age of the dinosaurs. This easy 1/2-mile (0.8 km) one-way walk explores an exposed fossil bed along the rim.
10 – 10:45 am Daily
(Verkamp's Visitor Center)
For thousands of years, humans have been part of the Grand Canyon. Join a ranger to discover different stories of humankind's enduring relationship with the canyon. Topics vary daily. Programs may include a walk around the village historic district.
12:30 – 12:50 pm Daily
2 – 2:20 pm Daily
2:30 – 2:50 pm Daily
3:30 – 4:15 pm Daily
4:30 – 4:50 pm Daily
5 – 5:45 pm Daily
Starts between 8 - 9:30 pm Daily - Current schedule below.
South Rim Village Evening Ranger Program Schedule:
Last updated: August 18, 2017