Government Shutdown. During the partial shutdown of the federal government, Grand Canyon and other national parks will remain as accessible as possible while still following all applicable laws and procedures. Park roads, lookouts, and trails at Grand Canyon National Park will remain accessible to visitors. Visitor services provided by park concessioners and other entities will also remain open and operational, including lodging, restaurants and food service, grocery stores, retail locations, bicycle rentals, concessioner provided tours, and park shuttle operations. For more information visit www.doi.gov/shutdown. You can download the Grand Canyon's press release (PDF) on the shutdown here.