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Grand Canyon Limits Services Due To Coronavirus Concerns

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The Grand Canyon

Grand Canyon National Park officials say they are limiting some services in order to better comply with CDC precautions for the coronavirus.

The visitor center at the South Rim is closed until further notice, as are the Tusayan and Yavapai Geology museums, Kolb Studio, Desert View Watchtower and Verkamps Visitor Center.

The Grand Canyon Conservancy’s park store is also closed.

Ranger programs and Watchtower cultural demonstrations are cancelled, and backcountry permits are available by phone and email only.

Shuttle bus service in the park has been suspended, including the Hiker Express shuttle.

The park says facilities including lodges and restaurants remain open, and staff are working to maintain clean and healthy facilities.

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