Community News

Update: Pipeline Repair Complete at Grand Canyon National Park –Services Resume at Phantom Ranch

December 13, 2014

Parks Service News Release:

Grand Canyon, AZ – Grand Canyon National Park staff have completed repairs to the Trans-Canyon Water Pipeline. Water restrictions have been lifted and Xanterra South Rim LLC has resumed normal operations.
Throughout this pipeline break all Grand Canyon National Park trails remain open. The National Park Service encourages all hikers to be prepared and to Hike Smart. More information is available on the park website at

Pipeline breaks are not uncommon and the National Park Service is usually able to maintain operations without significant disruptions to visitors.

All other park operations remain normal. Visitors planning a trip to Phantom Ranch in the next several days may also contact the park’s Backcountry Information Center (928)-638-7875 and/or Xanterra South Rim LLC (928)-638-2631.