Hopi House, Hermit’s Rest, the Lookout Studio and the Desert View Watchtower at Grand Canyon National Park are not only the best and least altered, but some of the only remaining examples of the work of master architect and interior designer Mary Jane Colter.


An opportunity to learn more about structural fire and connect with this program that’s vital to the mission of the National Park Service.


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Our stories portray how the Structural Fire Program provides leadership to reduce the impacts of fire on human health and safety, facilities and historical and cultural resources.

Photo Gallery

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NPS photos tell the structural fire story in the national parks and give us an opportunity to see how they protect and preserve the history and culture of our nation's treasures.

NPS Fire & Aviation Blog

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Learn about aspects of the NPS Fire & Aviation Program through the voices of its employees.