Arriving—The North Rim is at the end of Ariz. 67 (the North Rim Pkwy.), about an hour’s drive south of Jacob’s Lake and U.S. 89A. It’s nearly a 4-hour drive from Flagstaff.

Between mid-May and mid-October, Trans Canyon (www.trans-canyonshuttle.com; tel. 928/638-2820) offers shuttle-bus service between the South Rim and the North Rim. Vans leave the South Rim at 8am and 1:30pm and arrive at the North Rim at 1:30pm and 6pm; other vans leave the North Rim at 7am and 2pm to arrive at the South Rim at 11:30am and 6:30pm. The fare is $90 each way. Reservations are required.

Fees—The park entry fee is $35 per car and is good for 1 week. Your receipt serves as your admission pass.

Visitor Information—For information before leaving home, contact Grand Canyon National Park (www.nps.gov/grca; tel. 928/638-7888). At the entrance gate, you’ll be given a North Rim pocket map and services guide. Within the park, the North Rim Visitor Center, adjacent to the Grand Canyon Lodge, is open mid-May to mid-October daily 8am to 6pm.

An Important Note—Visitor facilities at the North Rim are open only from mid-May to mid-October. From mid-October to November (or until snow closes the North Rim Parkway), the park is open for day use only. The campground may be open after mid-October, weather permitting.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.