Desert View Trading Post & Ice Cream

There's a lot to be excited about at Desert View Trading Post & Ice Cream. Desert View Ice Cream is conveniently located inside the Desert View Trading Post, featuring sweet treats and coffee drinks. We even make fudge from scratch! What a perfect way to stay energized and hydrated during a long day of sightseeing!

When it comes to authentic Native American crafts, the trading post is a must-see location. You’ll find crafts from Grand Canyon-affiliated Native American tribes including handmade jewelry, dreamcatchers, baskets, wood carvings, rugs and more.

Celebrate Native American Heritage at Grand Canyon


The historic Desert View Trading Post at Grand Canyon features authentic handicrafts created by artists from local tribes like Navajo and Hopi. During Native American Heritage Month, November 1 – 30, 2019, shop for special gifts like sterling silver and turquoise jewelry, hand-painted pottery, kachina doll carvings and Navajo rugs and receive $50 off any purchase of $200.

Desert View Trading Post & Ice Cream is a Level 1 Certified Green Restaurant® by the Green Restaurant Association.

Desert View Trading Post Hours of Operation (Open daily)
2019 Operating Hours
  • Jan. 1 - March 22: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • March 23 - Sept. 3: 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Sept. 4 - Oct. 21: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Oct. 22 - Dec. 31: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Desert View Ice Cream Hours of Operation (Open daily)
2019 Operating Hours
  • Jan. 1 - March 22: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • March 23 - May 23: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • May 24 - Sept. 3: 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Sept. 4 - Oct. 21: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Oct. 22 - Dec. 31: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.