GRAND CANYON - The North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park is now closed to vehicle traffic for the season. The National Park Service closed Arizona State Route 67, leading to the North Rim, on Dec. 2. The road and all services on the North Rim are expected to reopen May 15. The South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park is open year-round.
The North Rim campground and yurt will still be available for winter camping and are accessible from the South Rim or by cross-country skiing from Jacob Lake. For information on winter camping on the North Rim, call the Backcountry Information Center at (928) 638-7875 between the hours of 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. weekdays, or go to www.nps.gov/grca/planyourvisit/backcountry/htm.