The lightning-caused Fuller Fire is located on the North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park, north of Fuller Canyon Road, about three miles west/southwest of Point Imperial. The Fuller Fire is currently estimated to be approximately 3,057 acres. The North Rim Developed Area remains open. Some roads and trails on the North Rim are closed due to the Fuller Fire. See the “Fuller Fire Trail Closures” update.
Grand Canyon National Park’s North Rim is open for the 2016 season.
The last day for most concessioner services and regularly scheduled ranger-led programs will be October 15, 2016. The National Park Service will continue its operations including the visitor center, bookstore, and Backcountry Information Office through October 31.November 1 through December 1the North Rim will be open for day use only (no overnight parking) unless snow closes Highway 67 prior to that date. From November 1 through December 1pay-at-the-pump gas and diesel will still be available and visitors will continue to have access to Point Imperial and Bright Angel viewpoints, as well as the North Kaibab Trailhead.
After October 31, camping will be available to those that walk or hike in (no car camping) at the North Rim Campground and yurt, provided a backcountry use permit has been obtained – these permits will continue to be available through the South Rim Backcountry Information Center and at the visitor Center at Pipe Spring National Monument located in Fredonia, Arizona.