Operating Hours & Seasons

on the left, rustic stone observation building. to the right, a complex landscape of colorful pinnacles and peaks within Grand Canyon
Lookout Studio in Grand Canyon Village on the South Rim of the park.

South Rim: Open Year-round

The South Rim of the park is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. The South Rim includes Grand Canyon Village and Desert View. Most services are available year-round. Reservations are strongly recommended during spring, summer and fall. Some facilities close during winter months.

Follow links to obtain operating hours and information for:

South Rim, Desert View: Open Year-round

Phantom Ranch

Througout the park, Reservations for Lodging and Camping are strongly recommended.



North Rim - Seasonal

North Rim lodging, restaurants, and campground, are open for the season from May 15, through October 15, 2024.

Between December 1st and May 15, North Rim roads are closed to all vehicles (including snowmobiles) and no visitor services are available.


All Visitors MUST Have an Entrance Pass

Learn about entrance fee costs and annual passes >



Visit this webpage (updated daily) for the current list of what is open and closed, and the hours of operation.

Last updated: May 15, 2024

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PO Box 129
Grand Canyon, AZ 86023



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