As national parks begin to reopen, visitors will start to see what the new normal could look like. The Grand Canyon in Arizona will be implementing new regulations as of Monday, May 18. For the safety of tourists, new guidelines and limited capacity allowance are being put in place.\nThe Grand Canyon is set to reopen between May 15 and May 18 partially.\nTo ensure the safety of visitors, the park is only opening the South Rim's South Entrance, which will be admitting cars from 6 a.m. until 10 a.m.\nAccording to the website, access to the following viewpoints will be permitted for daytime use:\nPipe Creek Vista\nTwin Overlooks\nDuck on a Rock\nThor's Hammer\nNo Name Point\nNavajo Point along East Desert Drive\nSeveral picnic areas and restrooms will also be available to the public, but cars will be asked to turn around past Navajo Point.\nThe park will also require visitors to be "self-sufficient" as commercial services will not be open. Visitors are asked to bring water, food, and any other supplies they will need on their trip.\nInner canyon areas, hiking trails, and the Grand Canyon Village will remain closed until further notice.\nGOOD NEWS: Grand Canyon National Park will gradually reopen beginning this weekend, taking steps to protect the health...Posted by Governor Doug Ducey on Wednesday, May 13, 2020\nEntry will be free at this time, as fees are being waived due to the recent changes.\nIt is recommended that guests arrive before 9:30 a.m. in case there's heavy traffic.\nView this post on Instagram South Rim Overlook Reopening with Limited Access - - May 15-18, 2020 (Day Use Only) . Visitors can enter the park only through the South Entrance Station between the hours of 6-10 am. All visitor facilities and trails within the park remain closed. Grand Canyon Village and Desert View remain closed until further notice. . Visitors exploring the South Rim should plan to be self-sufficient, bringing enough food and water during their trip, as commercial services within the park remain closed. Some services are available in towns neighboring the park. The park also recommends visitors to arrive no later than 9-9:30 a.m. in case of traffic backups entering the park. . Complete information in today's news release: go.nps.gov/grca-05-13 . Description: A map showing South Rim Grand Canyon roads and scenic overlooks that are open May 15 through 18, 2020. Open roads and overlooks are shown in green. . The closed areas are shaded red and include Grand Canyon Village, Desert View, and all trails along the rim and inside the canyon. A post shared by GrandCanyonNPS (@grandcanyonnps) on May 13, 2020 at 8:13pm PDT\nThe canyon is open to entrants for the entire day, but there will be no overnight admittance or accommodation.\nBy keeping some areas closed, the park hopes to reduce the chance of exposure to residents in the area.\nThe Grand Canyon National Park Superintendent said: "This initial reopening phase will increase access to our public lands in a responsible way...while reducing the potential exposure of COVID-19 to our nearly 2,500 residents."\nIt may extend its entry hours for Memorial Day, but they are taking reopenings on a day by day platform to ensure the safety of both visitors and employees.\nWe strongly advise that before you go swimming or visit any location, you check the most recent updates on potential hazards, security, water quality, and closures. If you do plan to visit a location, respect the environment.