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Grand Canyon National Park North Rim Now Open

 

The gate at the entrance to the North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park opened on May 15.. Grand Canyon Lodge and Grand Canyon Trail Rides have also commenced their 2019 seasonal operations. Other businesses on the Kaibab Plateau, from Jacob Lake to the park boundary, are also open.

Services Now Available

All services provided by the National Park Service, including the Visitor Center, Backcountry Information Office, and campground, as well as the Grand Canyon Conservancy bookstore, are now available. Grand Canyon Lodge North Rim operations including lodging, groceries, camper services, food services, and gas station, are also open. Lunch will be served starting at 11:30 a.m., lodge check-in will begin at 4 p.m., and seating for dinner will begin at 4:45 p.m.

Visitors to the North Rim will see construction this summer as a water distribution line replacement project gets under way. At various times, work will take place in the campground, employee housing areas, near the lodge and along access roads. Updates will be posted regularly on the park's website and at various locations on the north rim.

Last Of The 2019 Season

The last day of the 2019 season for most commercial services and regularly scheduled ranger-led programs will be October 15, 2019. The National Park Service will continue its operations including the visitor center, Backcountry Information Office, and campground through October 31. November 1 through December 1, the North Rim will be open for day use only (no overnight parking) unless snow closes Highway 67 prior to that date.

Reservations

Overnight lodging reservations for North Rim facilities may be made by contacting Forever Resorts at 877- 386-4383 or by visiting their website at http://www.grandcanyonforever.com. For reservations from outside of the United States, please call 480-337-1320. Reservations for the North Rim Campground (until October 31) must be made by calling 877-444-6777 or online at http://www.recreation.gov. For information on Grand Canyon Trail Rides, please call 435-679-8665 or visit their website at http://www.canyonrides.com. For North Rim trip-planning information, visit https://go.nps.gov/1ec1y9.

Celebrate The Centennial

The year, Grand Canyon National Park celebrates 100 years since its designation as a national park. To prepare for the next century of stewardship, we hope to inspire future generations to experience, connect with, and protect Grand Canyon's unique resources. Join the celebration at go.nps.gov/grandcanyoncentennial or on social media with #GrandCanyon100.

 

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