Walkway from Train Station to El Tovar will be Closed July 1 to October 31

Starting July 1st, Grand Canyon National Park's Trail Crew will begin repairs to the trail and staircase between the train depot and the El Tovar Hotel. During the repairs, crews will close the trail and staircase, but walkers will be able to reach the Rim Trail and the El Tovar Hotel via a clearly marked detour.

The detour is accessible by wheelchair and strollers, although the detour is long, and a steady uphill climb. For visitors arriving on the Grand Canyon Railway, the railway does provide an accessible bus at the depot for its riders. The repairs will begin July 1st and the walkway will be closed until its scheduled completion, October 31st. -NPS