Announcements & Events

Announcements & Events

Alerts, Advisories, & Fire Updates

*Severity of the updates will be indicated by color. Most severe being red, mild danger being orange, and non-emergency update indicated by green*

  • FULLER FIRE: Due to the the Fuller Fire, the pull outs off of Point Imperial and Cape Royal Roads are CLOSED but the roads themselves are open as well as the Grand Canyon Lodge, the North Rim Campground, the North Kaibab Trailhead, and the Visitor Center.

  • Daily Ranger Programs & Free Events

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  • History Program: 10am at the Verkamps Visitors Center.
  • Geology Talk: 2pm-3:30pm at the Yavapai Geology Museum.
  • Critter Chat: 4pm at the Grand Canyon Visitor Center

  • *During March-November there are additional Condor Talks, Fossil Walks, and more. During the Summer time there are more family events. For more information check out the Grand Canyon National Park website.

    Schedule for the North & South Rim

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    The South Rim is open 24 hours all year round. This includes Desert View and Grand Canyon Village.

    The North Rim is open between May 15th and October 15th.

    *NOTE: A Back Country Permit is required for the North Rim from November 1st through May 14th. This means that the back country camping is open permit free until October 31st*

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    FREE Park Days 2016

  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Jan. 18th
  • National Park Week, April 16th-24th
  • National Park Service’s Birthday, Aug. 25th-28th
  • National Public Lands Day, Sept. 24th)
  • Veteran’s Day, Nov. 11th

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    Grand Canyon Association Field Institute Events

    There are still spots left for the 2016 classes! For more information check out the Grand Canyon Association Field Insitute's website

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