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North rim Grand Canyon


Does anybody Like the North Rim in sept-oct its beautiful and very nice camping sites ,nice trails lots to see !



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I agree!

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thank you im going to reserve mid- end of oct for a week here in about a month great time of the year the aspens tree are great ! 



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The North Rim closes October 15, https://www.nps.gov/grca/planyourvisit/north-rim.htm.  "The visitor center is open May 15 through October 15 from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm daily."



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What we saw this last year, and co-hosts here at the RV park where we are stated that while the lodge and other facilities at the North Rim close, the road in and the overlooks are still open for viewing.  When we went down with them the first time, everything was open and busy.  On two subsequent trips down, the park was open and we could get to all of the overlooks, including those at the main area.  Our co-hosts used to be workers at the North Rim.

While the lodge, restaurants, gift shops and other amenities at the main part of the rim are closed, there are still vault toilets open at Cape Royal and Point Imperial.  I think that the only thing available at the main area were port-a-potties.  Oh, and if you do go to the North Rim, watch along the road after leaving Cape Royal for a turnout across the road from a sign for Cliff Springs Trail.  That is a neat hike that is about 1 mile round trip that takes one back to where springs are dripping out of the cliff under an overhang.

Cliff Springs Trail

My understanding is that the road (Highway 67) into the North Rim stays open for about another month or until the first heavy snow that closes the road.  I don't remember the exact date they actually closed the whole park at the North Rim, but I think it was around mid-November.

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Prefer the North Rim personally over the too over developed South Rim. Some great dry camping locations abound as well :)

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Yes, Someday, but the North Rim is too far from Rod’s Steakhouse in Williams! G

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Someday wrote:

Prefer the North Rim personally over the too over developed South Rim. Some great dry camping locations abound as well :)


 That's the feeling of our co-hosts, the ones that worked at the North Rim.  However, with regards to the Canyon itself, what little bit we saw about a week or so ago, it has much wider vistas to see, especially for photographing.

Terry



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OK, so swing by Williams when you leave to renourish the energy you've burnt off on the North RIM ;)

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Hi there thank you n.rim closes a little sooner than I remembered will have to shoot for the first of Oct ,Very Beautiful time of the year,Thanks again Mike & Valerie 



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Would love to get some coordinates for the boondocking spots near the north rim. We have a 40’ 5er. Any tips for visiting the north rim are welcome!

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there are free camping about 1/2 way from Jacob lake and the entrance to the North grand Canyon park , they over look the North Rim although it could be a problem getting to those (camping) look out sites but there are plenty of areas to camp ,I would call the forest service @ jacob lake Ranger Station / or better yet The Kaibab National Forest North Ranger District 928 635-8200 Williams az Office hopefully this will help you 



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Bill and Kelly,

Here might be a place to start, although there are also some campgrounds in the area.  However, those developed campgrounds may very well be full during the busy season.  As mentioned before, the North Rim won't officially open until May 15.  However, there are a lot of other things to see in the area besides the GC.  Since we've come to Kanab, we keep discovering more places that we think we want to go check out.  So many so, that a year here as camp hosts in Kanab might not be long enough.

Campgrounds - North Rim

Kanab is pretty central to the Grand Canyon's north rim, Zion National Park, and Bryce Canyon National Park, just to name a few places.

Terry



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We spent a week in Kanab and found that it made for easy day trips to all of the places we wanted to see and some spectacular drives to and back from each different site.

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after further research the campgrounds are still to the end of Oct in the park, but some of the facilities may be closed . But it depends on weather status I called the Recreation.gov # to make sure ,I have a site for 10-12 to the 19th hopefully it will be great! as it has been ,, Hopefully this is helpful to anybody 



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Thanks for the great suggestions! Will look into all!

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