Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park

Rules / Safety in Grand Canyon

Grand Canyon Regulations

More than 4 million people visit Grand Canyon every year. Help preserve and protect the park for your fellow visitors and for future generations. Honor these key NPS regulations:  Camping To protect the park's fragile environment, camping is allowed only within designated campsites. Firearms and Fireworks Firearms, including air pistols and rifles, bows ...

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Staying Safe

Walking and Hiking Don't overexert yourself in an effort to view park sights. The South Rim is 7,000 feet above sea level, and attempting several hikes in a short time period is taxing, especially for visitors from lower elevations or those with heart or respiratory problems.  Never try to hike from ...

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Grand Canyon Camping

Campers have their choice of two campgrounds and one RV campground on the South Rim. There are numerous primitive backcountry campgrounds, as well as two campgrounds located just outside the park. Park Regulations  Store your food and any attractive-smelling items (such as shampoo, toothpaste and soap) safely out of reach of ...

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