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Friday, July 10, 2020 @ 8:00 am - Wednesday, September 30, 2020 @ 5:00 pm MST


After suspending operations in mid-March due to the COVID-19 crisis, Grand Canyon Conservancy’s Field Institute will resume programming on July 10, 2020. All classes and tours are open for registration, and staff will be taking every precaution to protect the health and safety of students and employees alike.

“It’s great to see visitors returning now that the park has reopened,” said Mike Buchheit, Director of the Field Institute. “There has never been a better time to reconnect with the natural world. Our expert instructors are eager to share the many wonders of the world’s most-famous chasm with you and your family in a small-group setting.”

Special health and safety procedures and policies will remain in force until the coronavirus threat has been resolved. Visitors are asked to wear a face covering, bring their own hand sanitizer, and practice social distancing.

Grand Canyon Conservancy’s Field Institute has been educating visitors at Grand Canyon since 1993. Its expert staff of instructors includes professional geologists, biologists, archaeologists, historians, artists, and National Park Service resource specialists. The Field Institute works closely with the National Park Service to ensure that the classes meet the educational goals of the park. Classes and trips include: guided backpacking and hiking trips; natural and cultural history classes; day hikes and tours; photography, art, writing, and yoga classes; service trips; and training and certification courses.

Visit to preview the dozens of multi-day learning adventures available, or enroll your family in an unforgettable, half-day walking tour along the scenic South Rim. For more information or to enroll over the phone, call (866) 471-4435.

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About Grand Canyon Conservancy
Grand Canyon Conservancy is the official nonprofit partner of Grand Canyon National Park, raising private funds, operating retail shops within the park, and providing premier guided educational programs about the natural and cultural history of the region. Our supporters fund projects including trails and historic building preservation, educational programs for the public, and the protection of wildlife and their natural habitat. Grand Canyon Conservancy inspires people to protect and enhance Grand Canyon National Park for present and future generations. For more information, visit


Friday, July 10, 2020 @ 8:00 am MST
Wednesday, September 30, 2020 @ 5:00 pm MST
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