• View of Grand Canyon National Park at sunset from the South Rim

    Grand Canyon

    National Park Arizona

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  • Expect Isolated Showers and Thunderstorms Friday, with Increasing Chances Over the Weekend

    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 »

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Learn About Grand Canyon
Discover the plants, animals, rocks, and history of Grand Canyon,
and learn how to protect the park through our residential programs.

Junior Ranger Program
Become a Junior Ranger during your visit!

View Current Ranger Program Schedules

Attend any of these programs to fulfill your Junior Ranger requirements.

Canyon Field Schools
Get behind the scenes and into the wilderness! These programs provide place-based, experiential education opportunities for middle, high school, and college age youth during the summer and fall.

Educational Programs
Teachers and students: learn throughout the school year.

 

 
JUNIOR RANGER BADGE
Grand Canyon Junior Ranger Badge

Did You Know?

SPRINGS PROVIDE OASES FOR FLORA AND FAUNA

Within the Grand Canyon, the type and abundance of organisms is directly related to the presence or absence of water. The Colorado River and its tributaries, as well as springs, seeps, stock tanks and ephemeral pools provide oases to flora and fauna in this semi-arid southwest desert area.