The North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park (Arizona) will open on Sunday, May 15, to mark the start of the 2022 season.
As per a report, Grand Canyon Lodge and Grand Canyon Trail Rides will also begin their 2022 seasonal operations on this date.
Visitor services, including the campground, Grand Canyon Conservancy bookstore, and the Backcountry Information Office, will open at 8 a.m. Information on daily Park Ranger programs will be accessible at the Roaring Springs Overlook Kiosk through October 15.
Grand Canyon Lodge North Rim operations, including lodging, groceries, retail, food and beverage services, shower, laundry, and the gas station, will also open on May 15.
The lodge dining area is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, with reservations needed for dinner service. The final day of the 2022 season for most commercial services will be on October 15, 2022.
On May 15, Fire Point on the Kaibab Plateau will be reopened for public access. It was closed due to Ike’s Fire in September 2019. Fire Point is a popular spot for backcountry car camping, sightseeing, photography, and mountain biking. All overnight use in this area requires a backcountry permit.
The NPS will continue its operations, including the Backcountry Information Office, through October 31. Once Highway 67 is closed for the season, the North Rim is only open to the public via non-motorized travel.
Overnight lodging reservations for North Rim facilities may be made by contacting Aramark Destinations at 877- 386-4383 or by visiting their website at www.grandcanyonforever.com.
For information on Grand Canyon Trail Rides, please call 435-679-8665 or visit www.canyonrides.com.
Reservations for the North Rim Campground can be made by calling 877-444-6777 or online at www.recreation.gov.
Campground reservations outside of the park at Demotte Campground, located on the Kaibab National Forest, can be made online through https://www.recreation.gov/camping/campgrounds/234722.
This story originally appeared on Lake Powell Life.