Park Roads Are Snow-packed and Icy from a Recent Winter Storm.
Updated 12/27/2016 10:44 am. Expect winter driving conditions. Hermit Road (West Rim Drive) & Hwy 64 (Desert View Drive) are OPEN. Call 928-638-7496 for road conditions recording. From Friday into the New Year`s holiday weekend rain & snow are possible.
Caution: trails along the rim of Grand Canyon and into the canyon are snow-packed and icy.
Especially along the Canyon Rim Trail – and descending into the canyon, the top portion of Bright Angel, South Kaibab and Grandview Trails. Snow-melt can refreeze overnight. Slip-on shoe traction devices and trekking poles are recommended.