Grand Canyon Bicycle FAQ

Bring your own bike or rent one in the Grand Canyon. Ride the shuttle, ride on park roads, camp with your bike, and where you can't bike in the National Park.
Grand Canyon South Rim Bike Rental and Café. NPS photo by Michael Quinn

Grand Canyon South Rim Bike Rental and Cafe. NPS photo by Michael Quinn

Bicycle Rentals in the Grand Canyon

On the South Rim, bicycle rentals and guided bicycle tours are available between April 1 and October 31. In the winter, bike rentals are available as weather permits (check the website below or call 928-638-3055.) Also featured is a coffee bar and cafe with a "grab & go" menu targeted towards hikers, bikers and pedestrians. The Cafe is open year-round.

Bright Angel Bicycles offer a variety of different sizes to accommodate the whole family. All rental bicycles are user friendly, featuring a simple 7 speed twist shift gear mechanism that easily allows any user to freely control the bicycle. Each bicycle is fit to the rider before leaving the rental area to ensure a safe and enjoyable ride.

Bicycle Tours

Bright Angel Bicycles also offers bike tours on the South Rim of the Grand Canyon. Tours include Hermit Road, Yaki Road, and a Winter Yaki Tour.

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Bike Campsites

Bicycles Sites are available in the park's campgrounds. The bicycle/backpack sites at Mather Campground (S. Rim) and at the North Rim Campground, are shared sites. Bicycle/backpack sites are $6.00 per person, per night. NO CARS ALLOWED!

Ride the Grand Canyon Shuttles with Your Bike

All park shuttle buses are equipped with bicycle racks bicycle one way and ride the shuttle the other.

Do Bike on Grand Canyon Roads

Bicycles are permittedon all paved and unpaved park roads and the new 2.8 mile / 4.5 km Hermit Road Greenway Trail (South Rim.)

On the Hermit Road, bicyclists should pull to the right shoulder and dismount when large vehicles are attempting to pass. Never hang onto a shuttle bus while riding. The new Hermit Road Greenway Trail segment, between The Abyss and Hermit Rest, provides a bicycle path away from the road.

But, Don't Take Your Bike on Park Trails

Bicycles are prohibited on all other trails, inside the canyon, and also including the Rim Trail. Bicyclists must obey all traffic regulations. Always ride single file with the flow of traffic. See and be seen; wear bright colors and a helmet.