Place

Desert View Trading Post

An white adobe style building sits on a paved path that leas straight to the Desert View Watchtower.
Stop in for ice cream or to browse the gift shop

NPS Photo/Dan Pawlak

Quick Facts

Food/Drink - Coffee, Food/Drink - Ice Cream, Gifts/Souvenirs/Books, Picnic Table, Supplies - General, Water - Drinking/Potable, Wheelchair Accessible

Hours of Operation

9 am to 6 pm daily


Within sight of Desert View Point and the Watchtower, the Trading Post is just up the walkway from the rim of the canyon. 

Desert View Ice Cream/Snack Bar is conveniently located inside the Trading Post. It offers ice cream, sweet treats and coffee drinks. There is a covered outdoor patio facing the canyon. 

When it comes to authentic Native American crafts, the trading post gallery/shop features crafts from Grand Canyon's associated tribes, including handmade rugs, jewelry, dreamcatchers, baskets, wood carvings and more.

Grand Canyon National Park

Last updated: September 5, 2022