Fall 2021 Hours
For detailed information about each facility, click on individual links or scroll down.
Grand Canyon Village (South Rim)
Grand Canyon Visitor Center - Building Closed Until Further Notice
An Information table, staffed by park rangers is outside of the building. Hours; 8 am to 5 pm daily. - OPEN
How to Request Backcountry Permits > .
Desert View (South Rim)
Located 23 miles (37 km) east of Grand Canyon Village.
The North Rim Visitor Center is located next to the parking lot for Grand Canyon Lodge and Bright Angel Point. Inside the building is a Grand Canyon Conservancy shop/bookstore. THE VISITOR CENTER IS CLOSED FOR THE WINTER. The last full day of operation was Saturday, October 15.
Here's detailed information about the North Rim's fall dawn-to-dusk day use season >.
South Rim and Desert View
Grand Canyon Visitor Center
The South Rim Visitor Center Building is closed until further notice. Trip planning and hiking information is available through a series of signs in front of the visitor center and at other key locations throughout the park.
An Information table, staffed by park rangers is located just outside of the closed building. Hours: 8 am to 5 pm daily.
Yavapai Geology Museum (1928)
Located at Yavapai Point, between Grand Canyon Visitor Center and Grand Canyon Village. Note: parking lot is usually full one hour before sunset. Plan on arriving early to watch sunset here Current Hours 8 am - 6 pm daily
8 am - 6 pm
Verkamp's Visitor Center (1906)
A curio shop and family home for more than a century.
View exhibits about the history of Grand Canyon Village
Kolb Studio (1905)
This restored building was a family home and photography studio.
Current Hours 8 am - 6 pm daily
Backcountry Information Center
The Backcountry Information Center is open.Our staff is here to help you plan a safe backcountry experience. Hours of operation are: 8 am—noon; and 1– 5 pm. COVID safety protocols are in place, including masks, plexiglass at the desk, cleaning schedules and physical distancing.
Located 23 miles (37 km) from Grand Canyon Village - Open year-round -
Desert View Campground information and reservations > ( The last day of the 2021 season is October 17)
An unusual stone tower designed by Mary Colter, in the style of Ancestral Puebloan towers. Watch Video.
Tusayan Pueblo and Museum (1928)
Tusayan Pueblo (Ruin) is the remains of a small Ancestral Puebloan village located 3 miles west of Desert View Watchtower
Tusayan Museum has exhibits that help bring the ruin to life.
Grand Canyon National Park’s North Rim is transitioning to fall day-use operations.
North Rim Visitor Center
Grand Canyon Conservancy, a non-profit park partner since 1932, operates book and gift stores throughout the park, where your tax-free purchases help support programs and research projects in Grand Canyon National Park.
Last updated: October 17, 2021