Visitor Centers, Information Desks and Museums

Left to right: visitor center parking and plaza overview, visitor center and outdoor exhibits, people watching sunset at Mather Point
Left to right: 1) South Rim visitor center plaza & parking 2) Visitor center's outdoor exhibits, 3) Watching sunset at nearby Mather Point.

Summer 2024

For detailed information about each facility, visit the individual links.

Note - if you arrive when a visitor center is closed: trip planning and hiking information is available outside, through a series of sidewalk signs.

Grand Canyon Visitor Center (South Rim)

  • Open daily from 8 am to 3 pm.
  • Trip planning and hiking information is available through permanent exhibits and sidewalk signs outside of the visitor center building.
  • Grand Canyon Conservancy Park Store (across the plaza from the Visitor Center) is open daily 8 am to 8 pm, with:
    • Passport To Your National Parks® stamps
    • Junior Ranger books/badges
  • Ranger Programs are being presented daily in Grand Canyon Village. View the schedule in the Park's Calendar.

Bright Angel Bicycle Rentals and Café (across the plaza from the Visitor Center)


Verkamp's Visitor Center

  • Located in the Village Historic District - Open daily from 8 am to 8 pm

  • Frequented by visitors who arrive on the train, Verkamp's features exhibits about the history of Grand Canyon Village and a museum store.


Additional Village Locations

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    Desert View (South Rim)

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      Tusayan Pueblo Archaeology Site

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        North Rim - Open for the Season

        North Rim visitor services, lodging, restaurants, and campground, are open for the season between May 15, and October 15, 2024.

        Note: Between December 1, and May 14, North Rim roads are closed to all vehicles (including snowmobiles) No visitor services are available.


        North Rim Visitor Center Building

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          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: June 2, 2024

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          Contact Info

          Mailing Address:

          PO Box 129
          Grand Canyon, AZ 86023



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