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Report from the North Rim – date posted May 6, 2013

Grand Canyon’s North Rim will open on May 15 for the 2013 summer season. The Arizona Department of Transportation will open Highway 67 to the North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park on Wednesday, May 15 by 8:00 am; and Grand Canyon Lodge North Rim, a Forever Resorts property, and Grand Canyon Trail Rides will Read the full article…

North Rim Yurt – date posted May 6, 2013

The North Rim yurt is closed for reservations. The North Rim yurt, placed near the North Kaibab Trailhead, can be reserved from December 1 to April 15. The yurt accommodates six people and is outfitted with a table, chairs, and wood-burning stove. A portable toilet is nearby. Required permits are available through the Backcountry Information Read the full article…

Bright Angel Trailhead Restoration – date posted May 6, 2013

Work began September 2012 and is currently in progress. Construction will be ongoing through mid-May 2013. For more information visit www.nps.gov/grca/parkmgmt/const.htm Bright Angel Trailhead Dedication and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony, Saturday, May 18th, 2013, 4 pm, Dedication and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony. Grand Canyon National Park and the Grand Canyon Association will dedicate the renovated trailhead for Read the full article…

Trails Update – date posted May 6, 2013

Access to Bill Hall/Thunder River Trails is currently okay, however we recommend hikers check on road conditions prior to their hike. North Bass Trailhead and Point Sublime are usually not accessible by car until late May/early June, in a heavy snow year access may be even later. Hikers without a permit can stop by the Read the full article…

Drinking Water in the Cross-Canyon Corridor – date posted May 6, 2013

Purified drinking water is usually available year-round at Bright Angel and Indian Garden Campgrounds and at Bright Angel and South Kaibab trailheads. The list below reflects seasonal changes and will be updated when water is turned on or off. North Kaibab Trailhead: water turned ON Supai Tunnel: water turned OFF Roaring Springs Day Use Area: Read the full article…