North Rim highway to open on Saturday<br>
Xanterra operations include lodging, camper services, food services, groceries and a service station.
All concessions facilities will open at 11:30 a.m.
All services provided by the National Park Service including the Visitor Center, Grand Canyon Association bookstore, backcountry permit reservations, campground and ranger programs will be available on Saturday at 11:30 a.m. as well.
The Kaibab Plateau Visitor Center, operated by the Forest Service, opens on Saturday, May 15. The center is located on Highway 67 at Jacob Lake (approximately 45 miles from the North Rim) and will be open seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The North Rim lies at the southern end of the Kaibab Plateau and is about 215 miles by road from the South Rim.
Points of interest include Point Imperial, Cape Royal, Point Sublime, North Kaibab Trail and Bright Angel Point.
To make advance overnight lodging reservations for North Rim facilities, call 888-297-2757.
Make advance reservations for the North Rim Campground by calling 800-365-2267.