Grand Canyon SOUTH RIM – Limited Services
NPS announced a limited reopening of Grand Canyon National Park from Friday May 29th to June 4th. This limited open will allow Grand Canyon Park entrance access from 4 am - 2 pm through the Town of Tusayan. Fees will be required and can be purchased on-line prior to arrival or at Grand Canyon Chamber & Visitor Center, Westwind Air Service or Grand Canyon Visitor Center IMAX or at the entrance station. Once inside the Park you may stay all day. The early morning access is designed for hikers who already have backcountry permits to get on the trails early. For those of you that are early risers this early entrance will make for a Grand Sunrise (5:14 am). This weekend trails and viewpoints will be open, Bright Angel Bicycles will have rentals and food available and so will the Canyon Village Market. Then beginning June 5th access will continue 7 days a week with no time restrictions. Click here to see all the NPS details.
While there are limited services inside the park the Town of Tusayan located 1 mile from the South Rim entrance has multiple hotels, restaurants, air tours/attractions and gas station, open. OPEN: Best Western Premier Grand Canyon Squire Inn, Grand Canyon Plaza Hotel, and Holiday Inn Express & Suites Grand Canyon, Red Feather Lodge, 7 Mile Lodge, Grand Canyon Camper Village and Ten-X Campground. Food available at Plaza Bonita Restaurant, Mc Donalds, Best Western Canyon Room, Wagon Wheel Saloon, Pizza Hut, We Cook Pizza and Pasta and Starbucks. Texaco and the Tusayan General Store have groceries. Air Tours available at WestWind Air Service, Maverrick Helicopter, Papillon, Grand Canyon Airlines, Paragon Skydive. Grand Canyon Visitor Center IMAX will also be open. Grand Canyon Jeep Tours and Safaris will be offering their Indian Paintings Tour (Kaibab National Forest).
All of our businesses are making re-opening safe for everyone and we look forward to hosting you. Check out Spirit of the Canyon for information and live interviews.
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