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Indoor operations and ranger programs resume at Grand Canyon Visitor Center

The Grand Canyon Visitor Center re-opened for the season May 6. (Loretta McKenney/WGCN)

The Grand Canyon Visitor Center re-opened for the season May 6. (Loretta McKenney/WGCN)

GRAND CANYON, Ariz. —The Grand Canyon Visitor Center has opened for the season.

Visitor Center hours are now 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily. Park rangers at the information desk are available to help visitors plan their trip and to answer questions. The theater remains closed for renovation. Trip planning and hiking information is also available through signs and exhibits outside of the building.

The 11 a.m. Ranger’s Choice program at Yavapai Point Amphitheater has also resumed for the season. The topic is chosen by the ranger and there is a different presentation each day. The programs last between 20 and 30 minutes.

Evening programs have also resumed at McKee Amphitheater; however, they are not being presented every day. Most programs are held at 8 p.m. Ranger’s Choice and evening program dates and topics are available at the Visitor Center, from signs around the village, or by clicking on the “Calendar” button on the park’s website or mobile app.

Information provided by NPS

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