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Safety First at the Rim- Tips for Viewing Grand Canyon National Parkv

Tue, 07/03/2018 - 09:33
Safety First. A trip to Grand Canyon can be both fun and safe by keeping these few tips in mind. https://www.nps.gov/grca/learn/news/safety-first-at-the-rim-2018-07-03.htm

Grand Canyon National Park invites the public to the 7th Annual Living History Event "Echoes from the Canyon"

Wed, 06/27/2018 - 08:57
In place of the park's nightly evening program, visitors can learn about characters from Grand Canyon's past as they come to life and share their stories about life on the rim. Opening night is Friday, June 29 at 8:30 pm at McKee Amphitheater with additional presentations on Friday, July 27; Saturday, July 28; and Sunday July 29. https://www.nps.gov/grca/learn/news/echoes-from-the-canyon-2018.htm

Rangers Strongly Urge Visitors to Hike Smart at Grand Canyon National Park

Mon, 06/25/2018 - 04:09
National Park Rangers at Grand Canyon National Park are strongly urging visitors to Grand Canyon, especially inner canyon hikers, mule riders, and backpackers to be prepared for excessively hot days in the coming weeks. https://www.nps.gov/grca/learn/news/hike-smart-at-grand-canyon-national-park.htm

Grand Canyon National Park Will Ease North Rim Water Restrictions

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 06:57
Grand Canyon National Park Will Ease North Rim Water Restrictions https://www.nps.gov/grca/learn/news/north-rim-water-restrictions.htm

Grand Canyon National Park will Implement Level 2 Water Restrictions on the North Rim on Monday, June 18

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 00:50
Due to a malfunction in the pump that supplies water to the North Rim of Grand Canyon, the North Rim will enter Level 2 water restrictions on Monday, June 18, 2018. https://www.nps.gov/grca/learn/news/north-rim-level-2-water-restrictions.htm

Rangers Remind Visitors to Hike Smart at Grand Canyon National Park

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 04:39
Visitors to Grand Canyon, especially inner canyon hikers, mule riders, and backpackers, need to prepare for excessively hot days in the coming weeks. https://www.nps.gov/grca/learn/news/hike-smart-reminder.htm

Kaibab National Forest, Grand Canyon National Park to implement additional fire restrictions starting this Friday, June 8th

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 01:10
The U.S. Forest Service and National Park Service will implement additional fire restrictions, also known as Stage II fire restrictions, across the North Kaibab Ranger District, and the South Rim, North Rim and Inner Canyon of Grand Canyon National Park beginning at 8 a.m. this Friday. https://www.nps.gov/grca/learn/news/stage-2-fire-restrictions.htm

Fire Managers Remind Visitors and Residents of Very High Fire Danger at Grand Canyon National Park

Thu, 05/31/2018 - 08:33
NPS fire managers remind visitors and residents that fire danger in the park is very high. https://www.nps.gov/grca/learn/news/reminder-of-very-high-fire-danger.htm

Rangers at Grand Canyon National Park Remind Visitors to View Wildlife Safely

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 02:05
The National Park Service reminds visitors to enjoy Grand Canyon safely and to remember a visit to Grand Canyon is not like going to the zoo-there are no fences to separate you from real wild animals. https://www.nps.gov/grca/learn/news/view-wildlife-safely-2018-1.htm

Astronomers to Provide Free Telescope Viewing at Grand Canyon National Park, June 9-16

Wed, 05/09/2018 - 05:29
The 28th annual Grand Canyon Star Party will be held from Saturday, June 9 through Saturday, June 16, 2018 on the South and North Rims of Grand Canyon National Park. https://www.nps.gov/grca/learn/news/2018-star-party.htm

Tourism to Grand Canyon National Park Creates Economic Benefits

Fri, 05/04/2018 - 03:26
A national park service report shows that more than 6.2 million visitors to Grand Canyon National Park in 2017 supported the local economy. https://www.nps.gov/grca/learn/news/2017-gcnp-economic-benefit.htm

North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park to Open Tuesday, May 15 for 2018 Season

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 00:57
The gate at the entrance to the North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park will open on Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 7:30 am. https://www.nps.gov/grca/learn/news/north-rim-2018-season.htm

South Rim Roads Improvement Update: Paving to begin on Village Loop Drive Thursday, April 19

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 03:25
Another major phase of the South Rim Roads Improvement Project is set to begin Thursday, April 19, when contractors pave Village Loop Drive. https://www.nps.gov/grca/learn/news/south-rim-paving.htm

Celebrate Earth Day at Grand Canyon during National Park Week Fee-Free Day

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 23:51
Grand Canyon National Park invites the public to celebrate Earth Day during National Park Week fee-free day on Saturday, April 21, 2018, at the Grand Canyon Visitor Center Plaza near Mather Point from 10 am to 2 pm. All Earth Day activities are free and open to the public. https://www.nps.gov/grca/learn/news/2018-earth-day-fee-free-day.htm

Grand Canyon National Park Changes Entrance Fee to Address Infrastructure Needs & Improve Visitor Experience

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 04:04
The National Park Service (NPS) announced today that Grand Canyon National Park will modify its entrance fees beginning June 1, 2018 to provide additional funding for infrastructure and maintenance needs that enhance the visitor experience. https://www.nps.gov/grca/learn/news/2018-entrance-fee-changes.htm

South Rim Water Tanks at Sustainable Levels; Park will Remain in Level 1 Water Conservation

Thu, 04/05/2018 - 05:50
After several weeks of pipeline breaks and water restrictions, water in storage on the South Rim of Grand Canyon has reached sustainable levels. Park operations will return to and stay at Level 1 water conservation measures. https://www.nps.gov/grca/learn/news/level-1-water.htm

South Rim to Move to Modified Level 3 Water Restrictions

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 07:35
Residents and visitors to the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park over the last week and a half have reduced their water consumption, resulting in the ability of the park to refill water storage tanks to sustainable levels. https://www.nps.gov/grca/learn/news/south-rim-modified-level-3.htm

Test Well Installation at Phantom Ranch March 29 to April 5, 2018

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 07:18
On March 29, 2018, the National Park Service (NPS) will begin installing one test well and two monitoring wells next to Bright Angel Creek near Phantom Ranch. https://www.nps.gov/grca/learn/news/test-wells.htm