A Warm Day Friday with Light Winds
Expect breezy southwest winds this weekend as a cold front moves north of the Grand Canyon region. Maximum temperatures cool to seasonal normals from Sunday through Wednesday. More »
Bat Tests Positive for Rabies in Grand Canyon National Park
Public Health Alert, October 2014: A bat recently removed from an area along the Colorado River within Grand Canyon National Park has tested positive for rabies. Any persons having physical contact with bats in the park, please follow this link. More »
Educational Programs 2014-2015
Ranger-Led Field Trips
Grand Canyon National Park provides the perfect outdoor setting to enhance classroom based learning. Each spring and fall rangers lead 2.5 and 5 hour long field trips for grades 3-12. During the programs, park rangers guide students through Grand Canyon geology, ecology, and human history. All field trips are curriculum-based and free of charge; most take place on the South Rim.
2014-2015 Field Trip Information (July 30, 2014)
2014-2015 Field Trip Registration (July 30, 2014)
Field Trip Registration begins August 20, 2014.
Would you like a park ranger from Grand Canyon to visit your classroom?
In January and February each year park rangers travel throughout Arizona, southern Utah, and the Las Vegas area, conducting one-hour-long educational classroom activities and school assemblies.
All programs are curriculum-based and free of charge.
2014-2015 Classroom Ranger Information (July 30, 2014)
2014-2015 Classroom Ranger Registration (July 30, 2014)
Classroom Rangers registration begins October 8, 2014
Grand Canyon National Park offers state-of-the-art distance learning programs for classrooms. Programs are free. An internet connection is required.
2014-2015 Distance Learning information and registration form. (2.16MB pdf file)
Did You Know?
For more than 30 years Grand Canyon National Park has provided a free shuttle bus system on the South Rim. Visitors and residents have made 75,000,000 boardings. Riding the shuttles makes your stay more enjoyable, while reducing pollution and decreasing traffic congestion. More...