Desert View Trading Post & Ice Cream

Desert View Ice Cream's made-from-scratch fudge sold at the South Rim of Grand Canyon National ParkThere'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.


Desert View Trading Post Hours of Operation (Open daily)

2018 Operating Hours
  • Jan. 1 - March 25: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • March 26 - May 20: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • May 21 - Sept. 2: 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Sept. 3 - Oct. 21: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Oct. 22 - Dec. 31: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
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)

2018 Operating Hours
  • Jan. 1 - March 25: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • March 26 - May 20: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • May 21 - Sept. 2: 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Sept. 3 - Oct. 21: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Oct. 22 - Dec. 31: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
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.