If you want to stay at the Grand Canyon's North Rim, your choice is easy. The Grand Canyon Lodge, declared a National Historic Landmark in 1987, is the only lodging in this remote area of Grand Canyon National Park. It's location at the North Rim is less crowded than the South Rim and the higher elevation features dense forests and cooler temperatures. But because of heavy snowfall in winter, the lodge is only open seasonally from mid-May through mid-October.

Entrance to the Grand Canyon Lodge on the North Rim

The entrance to the Grand Canyon Lodge at the North Rim

Accommodations include Frontier, Western and larger Pioneer cabins - all either on or within easy walking distance of the canyon rim. 

Reservations for the 2021 season will be available on four dates:

  • February 12 - book May 15 through June 30
  • March 12 - book July 1 through July 31
  • March 26 - book August 1 through August 31
  • April 9 - book September 1 through October 15
Inside a cabin at the North Rim of the Grand Canyon

Inside a cabin at the North Rim of the Grand Canyon

With a picture-window view of the canyon, diners enjoy elegant healthy meals served in the lodge's beautiful historic dining room. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are available but reservations are a must.

Gazing out at the North Rim of the Grand Canyon from the sun room at the Grand Canyon Lodge

Gazing out at the North Rim of the Grand Canyon from the sun room at the Grand Canyon Lodge.

Sign up in the lobby for a mule ride to the canyon floor or hike various distinctive Kaibab Trails near and around the Lodge. From here, guests often continue their Circle Tour itinerary to southern Utah to visit Bryce and Zion Canyon National Parks.

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Open Seasonally mid-May to mid-October
(877) 386-4383 or (928) 638-2611
www.grandcanyonforever.com

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