Weather and Road Conditions

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Call 928-638-7496 for recorded information about current park road conditions and closures.


 

Yavapai Point Webcam


Grand Canyon National Park (Yavapai Point Geology Museum, South Rim)
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additional webcams here.

 

Regional Radar Image

National Weather Service Grand Canyon Region Radar Image
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South Rim Roads

If a road closure is in effect, it will appear as an alert at the top of this webpage.

Driving Directions to South Rim
Grand Canyon National Park.
(Unlike the North Rim, the South Rim of the park remains open all year)

Traveling? Call 928-638-7496 for current road conditions, or follow us on Twitter for updates.

During winter storms, travelers should expect winter driving conditions and some roadways may be temporarily closed while snow is cleared. Be prepared for slippery, snow covered roads and limited visibility. Drive with care. During the winter, road conditions can change rapidly.


Updated: Friday, July 3, 2020 - 10 am (Updated when road conditions change)

The East Entrance to the park at Desert View, and the Desert View Watchtower area is CLOSED because of COVID-19 lockdowns on the nearby Navajo Nation. You must use the South Entrance near the town of Tusayan to enter and exit the South Rim of the park..

Hermit Road (West Rim Drive)

During summer thunderstorms, or other inclement weather, shuttle bus service will be suspended on Hermit Road. When service is suspended due to inclement weather, shuttle buses with additional capacity will stop anywhere along the Hermit Road it is safe to do so, and pick up visitors.

Weather permitting, Hermit Road is open to all vehicles during winter months, between December 1, and February 28.

Desert View Drive (Hwy 64)

  • Desert View Drive is open to all vehicles, but may close during, or just after snowstorms.
  • Desert View Drive is open from Grand Canyon Village to Navajo Point. The East Entrance to the park at Desert View, and the Desert View Watchtower area is CLOSED because of COVID-19 concerns. You must use the South Entrance near the town of Tusayan to enter and exit the park.

Please drive with caution and at speeds appropriate to the road conditions. Watch for deer and elk, and coyotes in the roadway.


 

South Entrance Station Webcam


This webcam provides a look at current road conditions and the length of entrance lines.
(Refresh this page to update the view) If you notice the camera is down you may email us

 

North Rim Roads

Driving Directions to North Rim Grand Canyon National Park.

Updated: Thursday, July 30, 2020 - 6 pm (Updated when road conditions change).

  • The North Rim is open
  • Grand Canyon Lodge is now open for overnight guests. The North Rim Campground remains closed at this time.
  • Call 928-638-7496 for updated park road conditions recording.
 

Regional Road Condition Websites

Listed below are commercial phone numbers for recorded messages on road conditions and links to state highway websites:

 

Winter Travel Kit - Emergency Items:

• Shovel
• Windshield scraper & fluid
• Cell Phone
• Flashlight
• Battery powered radio & extra batteries
• Food and Water
• Matches
• Extra hats, socks and mittens
• First aid kit with pocket knife
• Necessary medications
• Blankets
• Tow chain or rope
• Road salt and sand
• Booster cables

If you are traveling during a winter storm,
call 928-638-7496 and listen to our updated road conditions and closures recording, or follow us on Twitter at: https://twitter.com/grandcanyonnps along with the National Weather Service - Flagstaff: https://twitter.com/NWSFlagstaff

You may also view the Arizona Dept of Transportation Road Conditions and Closures Map: https://www.az511.com/map to learn where statewide road closures are.

Last updated: July 30, 2020

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

PO Box 129
Grand Canyon, AZ 86023

Phone:

928-638-7888

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