2018 Road Improvements

South Rim Road Improvements 2018

The Grand Canyon South Rim will have ongoing road improvements throughout 2018.  There is limited parking in some areas and many detours.  From March thru September, we recommend taking the Free Park and Ride Shuttle from Tusayan to the Visitor Center.   Be sure to purchase your park pass prior to boarding the bus.  To see a map of the current detours click here (note these detours change regularly).

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Coming Summer of 2018 the Grand Canyon Chamber and Visitor's Bureau will have Ambassadors at the bus stops in Tusayan to help answer your questions. 

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The Grand Canyon National Park Service has created a Junior Ranger Program for children 4-14. By completing certain requirements, children can be sworn in as a Grand Canyon National Park Junior Ranger. They even receive a badge and certificate! Pick up your Junior Ranger magazine when you get to the park and complete the requirements listed. More Information

 National Parks Adventure

National Parks Adventure


Explore the wilds of America in this giant-screen film as big as the outdoors

Narrated by Academy Award® winner Robert Redford, National Parks Adventure takes audiences on the ultimate off-trail adventure into the nation’s awe-inspiring great outdoors and untamed wilderness. Immersive IMAX® cinematography takes viewers soaring over red rock canyons, hurtling up craggy mountain peaks and into other-worldly realms found within America’s most legendary outdoor playgrounds, including Yellowstone, Glacier National Park, Yosemite, the Everglades and Arches. Celebrate the 100-year anniversary of the national parks with world-class mountaineer Conrad Anker, adventure photographer Max Lowe and artist Rachel Pohl as they hike, climb and explore their way across America’s majestic parks in an action-packed expedition that will inspire the adventurer in us all.

The giant 6-story high screen, combined with the IMAX projection technology and remarkable sound system, will provide Grand Canyon IMAX Theater moviegoers with an immersive, extraordinary cinematic experience.

The Grand Canyon IMAX Theater, located within the National Geographic Visitor Center, is only one mile from the Grand Canyon National Park South Rim Entrance. For information on tickets showtimes, please call 928-638-2468 or visit the website at https://explorethecanyon.com/

 For more information, visit: https://explorethecanyon.com/national-parks-adventure/

This film is a special limited time engagement and online or in-market ticket discounts for IMAX films will NOT be honored.