Road closures, traffic delays at Grand Canyon’s North Rim

GRAND CANYON, Ariz. – Grand Canyon National Park has begun improvements to Cape Royal Road at the North Rim, resulting in road closures and traffic delays.

Cape Royal Road – from Roosevelt Point to Cape Royal Point – closure

Beginning Sept. 3, Cape Royal Road from Roosevelt Point to Cape Royal Point, near Arizona mile 11.5, will be closed for repaving.

Additional improvements along the stretch of Cape Royal Road include sidewalk replacement at Walhalla Pullout, parking lot enhancements at the Cape Royal Parking area and repaving the Cape Royal Trail and Overlook.

Cape Royal Road – to Roosevelt Point – delays

Visitors to the North Rim will still be able to drive Cape Royal Road to Roosevelt Point as improvements are underway.

Work along this portion of Cape Royal road has already begun and includes improvements to culverts, headwalls, guardrails, and pullouts.

Traffic delays may occur and drivers should be alert for workers on the road and possible traffic pattern changes.

Point Imperial Scenic Road

Point Imperial Scenic Road will still be accessible to visitors.

All road improvements are scheduled to be completed by the end of the season.


Grand Canyon National Park Service:  Telephone 928 638-7779


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