Ranger Programs and Special Events - Summer 2022

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Due to the coronavirus pandemic, public health measures are in place including capacity limits, temporary closures, and modified operations. Here's the current list of what's open, along with the hours of operation >

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  • When you arrive in the park, look for signs or ask at information desks about ranger programs being offered during your visit.

Ranger Program Locations:


Information Desks Staffed by Park Rangers:

  • South Rim Village:
    The Visitor Center is open daily from 10 am to 4 pm. Rangers are available at the information desk to answer any questions you may have.
  • South Rim Desert View:
    Rangers are staffing an information desk from 9 am to 4 pm daily at the outdoor Visitor Center, under the large shade structure at the north end of the main parking lot. (When staffing allows)

  • North Rim:
    Park rangers are available at an outdoor infomation desk, between 10 am and 4 pm daily, at the historic kiosk, north of the lodge and visitor center building, along the rim at Roaring Springs Canyon Overlook.


Ranger Program Videos

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Have you ever wondered how the Grand Canyon was formed and why it is found here in Northern Arizona? To understand the formation of the canyon, there is a simple way to remember how it was shaped over time. All you have to remember are the letters D U D E or dude. The letters stand for: Deposition, Uplift, Down cutting and Erosion.

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11 minutes, 47 seconds

Ranger-led walking tour from Bright Angel Trailhead to Maricopa Point with Ranger Dave.

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11 minutes, 28 seconds

Do you enjoy a warm cup of java in the mornings? So do our rangers! Join Ranger Joe and Ranger John for coffee on the rim as they discuss where the water in that steaming cup comes from.


Last updated: October 9, 2022

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Grand Canyon , AZ 86023



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