by Roam & Thrive

Everything You Need to Know

Why Visit the Grand Canyon in Winter?

- No crowds - Hotels discounts in the area make it cheaper. -Hermit Road is also open for private cars. - Beautiful snowy scenery and epic sunrises and sunsets

How Much Time Do I Need to Visit the Grand Canyon?

2 days is a good amount of time to visit Grand Canyon South Rim. You can spend one day driving around and visiting the viewpoints and the next day doing some walks and hikes.

Can You See Much if It Snows?

The Grand Canyon in snow is beautiful but visibility does depend on the amount of mist and cloud cover that comes in and how low it is. If you happen to visit during a blizzard you won’t see much at all. I would refrain from visiting during an actual snowstorm as you won’t see anything and you risk getting stuck.

Are Grand Canyon Roads Open in Winter?

In general, Grand Canyon National Park Roads remain open during the winter months but are subjected to adverse weather conditions. Hermit Road is open for private vehicles

What's the Weather Like at the Grand Canyon in Winter?

The weather at the Grand Canyon during winter can be unpredictable and changeable. This is just one of the risks you’ll need to factor in when visiting the Grand Canyon at this time of year. The average high is 45°F/7°C and the average low is 18°F/-8°C.

Top Things to Do in Grand Canyon in  Winter

Take a Helicopter Ride over the Grand Canyon

To make the most of the views, you can also opt for a Helicopter Ride over the Grand Canyon. It’s one of the best ways to take in the views and the sheer size of the canyon, not to mention it’s super fun too. Many tours depart from Tusayan which isn’t far to go to board your chopper.

Happy Travels!

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