Report from the North Rim – date posted Oct 3, 2017

Grand Canyon National Park has closed the yurt located at CC Hill on the North Rim effective September 21, 2017 for safety concerns. The yurt is scheduled for demolition later this fall (2017). For more information, visit the Grand Canyon National Park North Rim Yurt Permanently Closed news release.

North Rim operations will begin seasonal shut-down of most visitor services on Sunday, October 15.

Visitor entrance and campground fees will be collected through November 30. Entrance fees are good for 7 days on both the North and South rims. The North Rim Visitor Center will be open intermittently from 9 am to 3 pm through October 31. The North Rim Backcountry Information Center will be open from 8 am to 5 pm seven days a week through October 31.

North Rim campground sites are available by reservation through October 31. Book campground reservations at www.recreation.gov or call 1-877-444-6777. Backcountry reservations are required November 1 through May 15, as the North Rim Campground switches to primitive use with walk-in only sites and no running water.

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