Canyon Area Construction Projects

Accessible viewing platform at Inspiration Point
People enjoying the view from Inspiration Point, which was restored as part of the Canyon Overlooks and Trails Restoration Project.

NPS / Neal Herbert

 

The Canyon Overlooks and Trails Restoration Project is a multi-year effort to restore the many viewpoints from which people enjoy the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. Artist Point, Inspiration Point, Lookout Point, Grand View, and Uncle Tom's Point have already been restored. The list below includes ongoing work that might affect people's plans to visit this area.

Current Closures

Brink of Upper Falls
The Brink of Upper Falls is closed for construction through the summer of 2019.

North Rim Trail
The portion of the North Rim Trail between Brink of the Lower Falls and Chittenden Bridge is closed for construction. During this closure, people will not be able to walk the full length of the North Rim Trail.

South Rim Trail
A portion of the South Rim Trail between Chittenden Bridge and Uncle Tom's Point remains closed. During this closure, people will not be able to walk the full length of the South Rim Trail.

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

Map

The map below shows current closures that are part of the Canyon Overlooks and Trails Restoration Project.

 
Map of the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Map showing current closures that are part of the Canyon Overlooks and Trails Restoration Project.

Last updated: October 11, 2018

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Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190-0168

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