Grand Canyon National Park trails, viewing areas closed due to hazardous conditions
GRAND CANYON, Ariz. — According to the National Weather Service, the South Rim has received more than 103 inches of snow this winter.
Because roads and heavily-traveled corridors are a priority for snow-clearing, many of the park’s trails and scenic viewpoints remain closed until they can be safely cleared.
The following trails and roads are closed until further notice:
- Desert View Watchtower developed area, including all scenic overlooks along Highway 64/Desert View Drive. Desert View Drive is open, but no parking areas have been plowed. Rangers would like to remind motorists not to stop along the the roadways for snowplay or photographs for safety reasons.
- Grandivew Trail and Point
- Tanner Trail
- New Hance Trail
For more winter hiking tips and safety information, visit https://www.nps.gov/grca/planyourvisit/winter-recreation.htm.