Canyon Area Construction Projects

A section of the trail showing large boulders and trailwork
A section of the North Rim Trail between the Brink of Upper Falls and the Brink of Lower Falls is closed for reconstruction.

NPS / Neal Herbert

 

The following closures are part of the Canyon Overlooks and Trails Restoration Project and other efforts:

Inspiration Point
Inspiration Point and Inspiration Point road are closed for reconstruction: expect completion in fall 2017.

North Rim Trail
A section of the North Rim Trail between the Brink of Upper Falls and the Brink of Lower Falls is closed for reconstruction. During this closure, visitors will not be able to walk the full length of the North Rim Trail.

Uncle Tom's Point Trail and Parking Area
Uncle Tom's Point and Parking Area are closed for reconstruction: expect completion in fall of 2019. Uncle Tom's Trail (the stairs) is open but can only be accessed by hiking the South Rim Trail from Artist Point.

Additional, short-term closures may occur throughout the year.

 
2017 map of canyon area closures
Map showing areas closed as part of the Canyon Overlooks and Trails Restoration Project.

Last updated: May 30, 2017

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