Please read carefully and ensure that all members of your reservation group understand and agree to the following information. Once in Supai, please follow all tribal guide instructions.
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 limited number of food items, but you should bring your own food, water, etc. Plan accordingly for changes in weather, the Reservation can experience high temperatures, wind and rain.
Please respect the sovereignty of the Havasupai Tribe and abide by all posted signage and instructions from the rangers. Only hike in designated areas. Leave no trace (Pack It In, Pack It Out).
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. The trip leader must check-in for all members of their group. The trip leader may check-in starting on the day before your arrival date through the end of your permit date. If you arrive and check-in a day or two late, you still must exit the canyon on your original departure date.
No refunds or rescheduling of dates will be issued.
The check-in office is located around the back of the Inn lobby when you walk through the main doors or you can access it by entering from the back of the building. There will be signs. The check-in office is open every day from 8am – 5pm.
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 and/or the Tourist Office employee stationed at Hilltop.
You can start the hike on any day of your reservation and you must depart on or before the last day of your reservation. There is no refund for unused days. The trail will be open for hiking 24 hours a day. Please use caution as assistance may not be readily available during non-business hours.
All members of the group will be asked to show all required paperwork (see above) 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. Please follow directions and signs at the checkpoint.
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. Please note that the Tribe is not responsible for vehicles parked at Hilltop.
There are no new mule reservations. If you have previously made a mule reservation, it 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.
- Visitors must obtain their pack mule tags no later than 9am on the morning of your reservation arrival date in order for your reservation to be honored.
- For Packs from Hilltop to Campground: Visitors must drop bags off no later than 10am at Trailhead. Bags can be dropped off as early as 4am at Trailhead on the morning of your reservation arrival date. Packs typically arrive down below around 5pm.
- For Packs from Campground to Hilltop: Bags ready for transport must be dropped off no later than 7am at Campground. Packs typically arrive up top around noon.
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. The Tribe is not responsible for vehicles parked at Hilltop.
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 Lodge check-in lobby, 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 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.
Please continue to visit the official Facebook tourism page for updates and information. And as always, please visit www.havasupaireservations.com for updated information. This website is owned and controlled by the Tribe.
The Havasupai Tourism Office