Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park Information

Grand Canyon National Park
IUCN Category II (National Park)
Location Coconino County & Mohave County, Arizona, USA
Nearest city Fredonia, Arizona (North Rim) and Grand Canyon, Arizona (South Rim)Nearest city: Fredonia, Arizona (North Rim) and Grand Canyon, Arizona (South Rim)
Coordinates 36°3′27″N 112°8′15″W
Area 1,217,403.32 acres (4,926.6564 km2)
  (1,180,862.78 federal)
4,926.66 km²
Established February 26, 1919 Established: February 26, 1919
Visitors 4,413,668 (in 2007)
Governing body National Park Service

 

Grand Canyon National Park
UNESCO World Heritage Site
State Party United States of America
Type Natural
Criteria vii, viii, ix, x
Reference 75
Region Europe and North America
Inscription history
Inscription 1979  (3rd Session)

Grand Canyon National Park Fees & Reservations

Entrance Fees

  • Grand Canyon National Park Vehicle Permit- $25.00 (U.S. Dollars)
  • Grand Canyon National Park Individual Permit - $12.00/person (U.S. Dollars)
  • $25 per Private Vehicle (U.S. Dollars)
Cameron, AZ - Cameron Trading Post
Vehicle ($25.00) and Individual ($12.00) permits.
Williams, AZ - Williams Visitor Center
All permits.
Valle, AZ - Chevron Travel Stop
Vehicle ($25.00) and Individual ($12.00) permits.
Tusayan, AZ - IMAX Theatre
All permits and passes are available when a ranger is on duty.

Tusayan, AZ - Canyon Squire Inn
Tusayan, AZ - Red Feather Inn
Tusayan , AZ - Quality Inn

Vehicle ($25.00)

Grand Canyon National Park Annual Pass : Cost: $50.00

National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass :
Cost: $80.00

Grand Canyon National Park Things To Do

  • Places To Go
    1. Visitor Centers
      • The South Rim and Desert View
      • Verkamp's Visitor Center
      • Yavapai Observation Station
      • Kolb Studio
      • Desert View Information Center
      • Tusayan Ruin
      • The North Rim
    2. Campgrounds
    3. Toroweap/ Tuweep
    4. Hermit Road
    5. Desert View Drive
    6. Shrine of the Ages
  • Guided Tours
  • Schedule Of Events
  • Mule Trips
  • Backcountry Hiking
    • Day Hiking
    • Overnight Hiking
    • Hiking Tips
    • Summer Hiking
    • Winter Hiking
    • Hiking FAQ
    • Guided Hikes
    • Weather
    • Private Stock
    • Food Storage
    • Safe Water
    • Trails and Use Areas
    • Distances
    • Backcountry Permit
    • Updates and Closures
  • River Trips
  • Ranger Programs
  • Calendar of Events
  • Cell Phone Tours
  • Art Exhibits
  • Archeology Day - March 27, 2011
  • Wildlife Day - May 1, 2011
  • Star Party - June 5-12, 2011
  • Religious Services

Grand Canyon National Park Weather

  JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC
High (F) 56 62 71 82 92 101 106 103 97 84 68 57
Low (F) 36 42 48 56 63 72 78 75 69 58 46 37
High (C) 13 17 22 28 33 38 41 39 36 29 20 14
Low (C) 2 6 9 13 17 22 26 24 21 14 8 2

Grand Canyon National Park Events

Wednesday
3/24/2011
The Elements of Home Art Exhibit
8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Thursday
3/25/2011
The Elements of Home Art Exhibit
8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Friday
3/26/2011
The Elements of Home Art Exhibit
8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Saturday
3/27/2011
Archeology Day
The Elements of Home Art Exhibit
8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Sunday
3/28/2011
The Elements of Home Art Exhibit
8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Friday
4/2/2011
Canyon Magic: Landmark Art from the Picerne Collection
8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Saturday
4/3/2011
Canyon Magic: Landmark Art from the Picerne Collection
8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Sunday
4/4/2011
Canyon Magic: Landmark Art from the Picerne Collection
8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Monday
4/5/2011
Canyon Magic: Landmark Art from the Picerne Collection
8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Tuesday
4/6/2011
Canyon Magic: Landmark Art from the Picerne Collection
8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Wednesday
4/7/2011
Canyon Magic: Landmark Art from the Picerne Collection
8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Thursday
4/8/2011
Canyon Magic: Landmark Art from the Picerne Collection
8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Friday
4/9/2011
Canyon Magic: Landmark Art from the Picerne Collection
8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Saturday
4/10/2011
Canyon Magic: Landmark Art from the Picerne Collection
8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Sunday
4/11/2011
Canyon Magic: Landmark Art from the Picerne Collection
8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Monday
4/12/2011
Canyon Magic: Landmark Art from the Picerne Collection
8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Tuesday
4/13/2011
Canyon Magic: Landmark Art from the Picerne Collection
8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Wednesday
4/14/2011
Canyon Magic: Landmark Art from the Picerne Collection
8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Thursday
4/15/2011
Canyon Magic: Landmark Art from the Picerne Collection
8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Friday
4/16/2011
Canyon Magic: Landmark Art from the Picerne Collection
8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Saturday
4/17/2011
National Park Week
Canyon Magic: Landmark Art from the Picerne Collection
8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Sunday
4/18/2011
National Park Week
Canyon Magic: Landmark Art from the Picerne Collection
8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Monday
4/19/2011
National Park Week
Canyon Magic: Landmark Art from the Picerne Collection
8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Tuesday
4/20/2011
National Park Week
Canyon Magic: Landmark Art from the Picerne Collection
8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Wednesday
4/21/2011
National Park Week
Canyon Magic: Landmark Art from the Picerne Collection
8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Thursday
4/22/2011
National Park Week
Canyon Magic: Landmark Art from the Picerne Collection
8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Friday
4/23/2011
National Park Week
Canyon Magic: Landmark Art from the Picerne Collection
8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Saturday
4/24/2011
National Park Week
National Junior Ranger Day
Canyon Magic: Landmark Art from the Picerne Collection
8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Sunday
4/25/2011

National Park Week

Canyon Magic: Landmark Art from the Picerne Collection
8:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Monday
4/26/2011
Canyon Magic: Landmark Art from the Picerne Collection
8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Tuesday
4/27/2011
Canyon Magic: Landmark Art from the Picerne Collection
8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Wednesday
4/28/2011
Canyon Magic: Landmark Art from the Picerne Collection

8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Thursday
4/29/2011
Canyon Magic: Landmark Art from the Picerne Collection
8:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Canyon Magic: Landmark Art from the Picerne Collection
8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Friday
4/30/2011
Canyon Magic: Landmark Art from the Picerne Collection
8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Saturday
5/1/2011
Celebrate Wildlife Day
10:00 AM to 9:00 PM

Canyon Magic: Landmark Art from the Picerne Collection
8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Sunday
5/2/2011
Canyon Magic: Landmark Art from the Picerne Collection
8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Monday
5/3/2011
Canyon Magic: Landmark Art from the Picerne Collection
8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Tuesday
5/4/2011
Canyon Magic: Landmark Art from the Picerne Collection
8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Wednesday
5/5/2011
Canyon Magic: Landmark Art from the Picerne Collection
8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Thursday
5/6/2011
Canyon Magic: Landmark Art from the Picerne Collection
8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Friday
5/7/2011
Canyon Magic: Landmark Art from the Picerne Collection
8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Saturday
5/8/2011
Canyon Magic: Landmark Art from the Picerne Collection
8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Sunday
5/9/2011
Canyon Magic: Landmark Art from the Picerne Collection
8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Monday
5/10/2011
Canyon Magic: Landmark Art from the Picerne Collection
8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Tuesday
5/11/2011
Canyon Magic: Landmark Art from the Picerne Collection
8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Wednesday
5/12/2011
Canyon Magic: Landmark Art from the Picerne Collection
8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Thursday
5/13/2011
Canyon Magic: Landmark Art from the Picerne Collection
8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Friday
5/14/2011
Canyon Magic: Landmark Art from the Picerne Collection
8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Saturday
5/15/2011
Canyon Magic: Landmark Art from the Picerne Collection
8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Sunday
5/16/2011
Canyon Magic: Landmark Art from the Picerne Collection
8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Monday
5/17/2011
Canyon Magic: Landmark Art from the Picerne Collection
8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Tuesday
5/18/2011
Canyon Magic: Landmark Art from the Picerne Collection
8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Wednesday
5/19/2011
Canyon Magic: Landmark Art from the Picerne Collection
8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Thursday
5/20/2011
Canyon Magic: Landmark Art from the Picerne Collection
8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Friday
5/21/2011
Canyon Magic: Landmark Art from the Picerne Collection
8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Saturday
5/22/2011
Canyon Magic: Landmark Art from the Picerne Collection
8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Sunday
5/23/2011
Canyon Magic: Landmark Art from the Picerne Collection
8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Monday
5/24/2011
Canyon Magic: Landmark Art from the Picerne Collection
8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Tuesday
5/25/2011
Canyon Magic: Landmark Art from the Picerne Collection
8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Wednesday
5/26/2011
Canyon Magic: Landmark Art from the Picerne Collection
8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Thursday
5/27/2011
Canyon Magic: Landmark Art from the Picerne Collection
8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Friday
5/28/2011
Canyon Magic: Landmark Art from the Picerne Collection
8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Saturday
5/29/2011
Canyon Magic: Landmark Art from the Picerne Collection
8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Sunday
5/30/2011
Canyon Magic: Landmark Art from the Picerne Collection
8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Tuesday
6/1/2011
Canyon Magic: Landmark Art from the Picerne Collection
8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Wednesday
6/2/2011
Canyon Magic: Landmark Art from the Picerne Collection
8:00 AM to 6:00 PMv
Thursday
6/3/2011
Canyon Magic: Landmark Art from the Picerne Collection
8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Friday
6/4/2011
Canyon Magic: Landmark Art from the Picerne Collection
8:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Canyon Magic: Landmark Art from the Picerne Collection
8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Saturday
6/5/2011
Grand Canyon Star Party
Canyon Magic: Landmark Art from the Picerne Collection
8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Sunday
6/6/2011
Grand Canyon Star Party
Canyon Magic: Landmark Art from the Picerne Collection
8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Monday
6/7/2011
Grand Canyon Star Party
Canyon Magic: Landmark Art from the Picerne Collection
8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Tuesday
6/8/2011
Grand Canyon Star Party
Canyon Magic: Landmark Art from the Picerne Collection
8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Wednesday
6/9/2011
Grand Canyon Star Party
Canyon Magic: Landmark Art from the Picerne Collection
8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Thursday
6/10/2011
Grand Canyon Star Party
Canyon Magic: Landmark Art from the Picerne Collection
8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Friday
6/11/2011
Grand Canyon Star Party
Grand Canyon National Pak

Canyon Magic: Landmark Art from the Picerne Collection
8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Saturday
6/12/2011
Grand Canyon Star Party
Canyon Magic: Landmark Art from the Picerne Collection
8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Sunday
6/13/2011
Canyon Magic: Landmark Art from the Picerne Collection
8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Monday
6/14/2011
Canyon Magic: Landmark Art from the Picerne Collection
8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Tuesday
6/15/2011
Canyon Magic: Landmark Art from the Picerne Collection
8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Wednesday
6/16/2011
Canyon Magic: Landmark Art from the Picerne Collection
8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Thursday
6/17/2011
Canyon Magic: Landmark Art from the Picerne Collection
8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Friday
6/18/2011
Canyon Magic: Landmark Art from the Picerne Collection
8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Saturday
6/19/2011
Canyon Magic: Landmark Art from the Picerne Collection
8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Sunday
6/20/2011
Canyon Magic: Landmark Art from the Picerne Collection
8:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Grand Canyon National Park Operating Hours & Seasons

  • The South Rim: Open All Year
  • The North Rim: Mid-May to Mid-October

Grand Canyon National Park Hotels & Lodging

Hotel Name Rent Per Night
El Tovar Hotel $191 Avg. price/night
Best Western Grand Canyon Squire Inn $198 Avg. price/night
Holiday Inn Express Grand Canyon $174 Avg. price/night
Red Feather Lodge $143 Avg. price/night
The Grand Hotel $215 Avg. price/night
Canyon Plaza Resort $188 Avg. price/night