from cell sites shown in public records. The National Park
service has proposed the addition of up to 5 new cell sites within the
park. Potential locations
are shown below. Also, See
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Proposed Cell Site Locations in
Grand Canyon National Park:
About Wireless Coverage in Grand Canyon National Park:
- The proposal includes
accommodating up to five additional
telecommunications towers within developed areas on the North and South
Rims, the installation of small-cell nodes in high visitor use areas,
and the installation of fiber optic communications cable along existing
corridors. The proposed action also includes the removal or relocation
of existing telecommunications infrastructure. For example, one
existing telecommunications tower within Grand Canyon Village may be
relocated to an area outside of the historic district. All new or
relocated telecommunications infrastructure would be sited, designed,
and constructed in adherence to NPS-identified parameters in order to
avoid or minimize impacts to park resources.
sites within park boundaries are located in and near Grand Canyon Village. All other cellular service
comes from outside park boundaries. The South Rim of the
park, where most people visit, has some cellular service, but it drops
to zero when visitors hike down toward the Colorado River.
are a number of areas with high elevation, including the area of the
park along the North Rim, where a cell signal can be accessed
but cannot be relied upon. Park coverage has been field
checked but has not been updated recently.
is wi-fi available in commercial areas of Grand Canyon Village.
- Get Interactive Coverage Maps
for Grand Canyon National Park for each individual carrier.