Tourist Information in Grand Canyon National Park

Backcountry Information Center

Information and maps on backcountry hiking and camping, with headquarters on both the South and the North Rims. You must secure a backcountry permit for any camping inside Grand Canyon National Park; the only except…
Tourist Information in Grand Canyon National Park South Rim

Bright Angel Transportation Desk

Books same-day or next-day mule trips and Phantom Ranch accommodations; if these are full, this is the go-to spot for the waiting list. It can also arrange bus tours, smooth-water float trips and hikers' duffel serv…
Tourist Information in Grand Canyon National Park South Rim

Grand Canyon Visitor Center Complex

This busy complex sits 300yd behind Mather Point and encompasses the Grand Canyon Visitor Center, Grand Canyon Association Park Store at the Visitor Center, Bright Angel Bicycles & Cafe at Mather Point and multi…
Tourist Information in Grand Canyon National Park South Rim

Backcountry Information Center – South Rim

Come here for last-minute walk-up permits for corridor campgrounds (below-the-rim Indian Garden, Bright Angel and Cottonwood), available no earlier than one day prior to start of hike, or to get waitlisted for a bac…
Tourist Information in Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon Association

The nonprofit leg of Grand Canyon raises money to support Grand Canyon National Park. It runs an excellent store at the South Rim's Grand Canyon Visitor Center Complex, and it is the best online source for Grand Can…
Tourist Information in Grand Canyon National Park South Rim

National Geographic Visitor Center & IMAX Theater

Racks of brochures, interactive exhibits and helpful staff help you chart your Grand Canyon experience. You can also prepay your park admission here, which entitles you to use a special entry lane and thumb your nos…
Tourist Information in Grand Canyon National Park South Rim

Grand Canyon Visitor Center

The South Rim's main visitor center; on the plaza here, bulletin boards and kiosks display information about ranger programs, the weather, tours and hikes. Inside is a ranger-staffed information desk, a lecture hall…
Tourist Information in Grand Canyon National Park South Rim

Verkamp's Visitor Center

This former home and curio shop is a park landmark, and a font of valuable information. The small bookstore is run by the Grand Canyon Association, the non-profit affiliated with raising money to support the park.
Tourist Information in Grand Canyon National Park South Rim

Maswik Transportation Desk

Books bus tours and provides satellite tourist information in hotel lobby. While helpful in fielding questions about last-minute mule rides and Phantom Ranch accommodations, it's recommended to head to Bright Angel …
Tourist Information in Grand Canyon National Park South Rim

Yavapai Transportation Desk

Books bus tours and provides satellite tourist information in hotel lobby. While helpful in fielding questions about last-minute mule rides and Phantom Ranch accommodations, we recommended you head directly to Brigh…