Please read carefully and ensure that all members of your reservation group understand and agree to the following information:
It is the responsibility of each tourist to bring the necessary gear and equipment for camping. The tribe does not offer or sell tents, sleeping bags, heaters or other camping supplies. The store stocks a limit number of food items, but you should bring your own food, water, etc.
It is winter in Supai, plan accordingly. It can get below freezing overnight and the Reservation can experience snow, wind and rain.
CHECK-IN PROCESS – Grand Canyon Caverns Inn
Check-in for all permit reservations will take place at Grand Canyon Caverns Inn, located at Mile Marker 115, Route 66 near Seligman, Arizona 86434 (https://www.mapquest.com/directions/to/us/arizona/grand-canyon-caverns-473021152). The trip leader must check-in for all members of their group, beginning the day before your arrival date and no later than 5 pm on the first day of your reservation. Failure to do so will result in your reservation being cancelled. No refunds or rescheduling of dates will be issued.
The check-in is located around the back of the lobby when you walk in the main doors. There will be signs.
The trip leader will need to provide photo ID to receive all permits, wristbands, bag tags, and an entrance form, which will need to be completed and shown to the Havasupai Reservation boundary checkpoint staff.
You can start the hike on any day of your reservation, but you must depart on or before the last day of your reservation. There is no refund for unused days.
The check-in times are as follows:
- February 28 – March 31, 2023 8 am – 5 pm
All members of the group will be asked to show all required paperwork at the Havasupai Reservation boundary checkpoint, approximately 5 miles from Hilltop (the trailhead). There will be no congregating at the checkpoint so please make sure all members of your group have the required paperwork.
If you will be parking a vehicle at Hilltop, you will need to indicate the license plate number of each vehicle on your check-in information.
Mule reservations will be confirmed at check-in. Mule reservations are non-refundable. If you intend to use this service, you must ensure your packs and supplies are the proper weight and size for your mule reservation.
Please note: There is NO camping at Hilltop. That includes no sleeping in your vehicle at Hilltop.
There is limited parking at the trailhead. Additional parking is available along the road leading to the trailhead.
Recommended Hiking Hours: During the winter months the Tribe recommends hiking during daylight hours. On your day of departure, you must start hiking out no later 2 pm.
Vaccination status or negative test results are not required at this time. However, the Tribe requires all visitors wear a mask while in Supai Village and in all public areas including the store and the café. Please bring your own mask. Failure to comply may result in immediate removal from the reservation at your expense and immediate loss of your privilege of visiting the reservation and the waterfalls.
The Tribe reserves the right to suspend tourism at any time for non-compliance.
The Tribe reserves the right to update its COVID protocols at any time up which may include the suspension of tourism for non-compliance of the mask requirement.
STORE AND CAFÉ
The store and the café will be open to tourists during normal operating hours. It is possible that there will be occupancy restrictions, please abide by all signage and onsite instructions. Please wear your mask at all times while in the store or the café.