From Monday Through Thursday, Warmer and Drier Weather Is Expected
Monsoonal weather patterns have moved into the Grand Canyon area decreasing fire danger. As a result, on Tuesday, July 8 at 8 a.m. fire managers lifted fire restrictions within Grand Canyon National Park. More »
Two Bats Collected in the Park Have Tested Positive for Rabies
One on the North Kaibab Trail and the other at Tusayan Ruin/Museum. Rabies can be prevented if appropriate medical care is given following an exposure. Any persons having physical contact with bats in Grand Canyon National 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?
California condors, being curious, are attracted to human activity. If you see a condor, do not approach it or offer it food. As you enjoy your next Grand Canyon viewpoint, look for these massive scavengers soaring on their nine-foot (3m) wings over the canyon. More...