Kaibab Plateau Visitors Center

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Kaibab Plateau Visitors Center

Arizona

(928) 643-7298

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Overview

The Center is operated by the Forest Service and the Southwest Natural and Cultural Heritage Association (a nonprofit organization that supports the educational and interpretive activities of the U.S. Forest Service) to provide current information pertaining to the Kaibab National Forest and the Grand Canyon National Park. Additional information is available about other points of interest in the Southwest.

Please note: the gate to the North Rim never opens before May 15th. It closes sometime in late Oct or early Nov. Weekends ONLY 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. through November. Please call the Visitor Center first, at 928-643-7298, to get current road and other seasonal information.

Map of Kaibab Plateau Visitors Center

Latitude, Longitude: 36.712815, -112.217131

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Activities

  • Historic Sites

    The center offers exhibits explaining the natural and cultural resources on the Kaibab Plateau: geology, wildlife, archaeology and history, and recreation. Information on recreation opportunities within the forest and near the North Rim of the Grand Canyon are shared by staff. Learn about the natural and cultural wonders of the Kaibab Plateau here, and ask about interpretive programs at the campgrounds or historic Jacob Lake Ranger Cabin.

Directions

Driving

From Flagstaff, AZ: Take US Highway 89 north to the Marble Canyon and Echo Canyon area where the road splits into US 89 and US 89A. Travel west on US 89A to Jacob Lake where the byway starts.

From Phoenix, AZ: Take I-17 (Black Canyon Highway) north to Flagstaff. In Flagstaff, turn east on I-40 for 3 miles, then turn north on US 89. Take US Highway 89 north to the Marble Canyon and Echo Canyon area where the road splits into US 89 and US 89A. Travel west on US 89A to Jacob Lake where the byway starts.

Flying

Closest airports are Phoenix and Flagstaff, AZ.

Phone Numbers

Primary

(928) 643-7298

Weather

(928) 643-7298

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