Grand Canyon Dog Policy
Grand Canyon National Park is Somewhat Dog Friendly
The Grand Canyon, carved by the mighty Colorado River, is 277 miles (446 km) long, up to 1 mile (1.6 km) deep, and up to 15 miles (24 km) wide. Millions of years of erosion have exposed the multicolored layers of the Colorado Plateau in mesas and canyon walls, visible from trails that descend into the canyon from north and south rims.
Grand Canyon National Park is a fairly dog friendly park, particularly the side on the South Rim. Dogs are allowed in campgrounds, and on trails that are above the rim. There is also a kennel at the South Rim that can be used if you want to take the longer hikes/etc.
You can find more information about the kennel here: Grand Canyon Kennel at the South Rim
Dogs are permitted on trails above the rim of the canyon while on 6' leashes.
On the North Rim side, dogs are only allowed on the bridle trail.
On the South Rim, there are several miles of trails where dogs are allowed that are above the rim.
Dogs are not permitted on any trails below the rim of the canyon.
Dogs are allowed in campgrounds while on a leash. Campground details are below:
|Campground||Dogs Allowed?||# Dog Friendly Sites||Equipment|
|Desert View Campground||Yes||50||Car, Caravan/Camper Van, Fifth Wheel, Pickup Camper, Pop Up, RV, Tent, Trailer, Vehicle||Reservations/Info|
|Mather Campground||Yes||357||Boat, Car, Caravan/Camper Van, Fifth Wheel, Horse, Pickup Camper, Pop Up, RV, Tent, Trailer, Vehicle||Reservations/Info|
|North Rim Campground||Yes||125||Car, Fifth Wheel, Pickup Camper, Pop Up, RV, Tent, Trailer||Reservations/Info|
|Trailer Village RV Park||Yes||Reservations/Info|
|Campground details from Recreation.gov|
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