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  • Expect Isolated Thunderstorm Activity Through Thursday. A Greater Chance on 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. Any persons having physical contact with bats in Grand Canyon National Park, please call 928-638-7779. Rabies can be prevented if appropriate medical care is given following an exposure. More »

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  • Grand Canyon park ranger teaching students on the rim

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    Grand Canyon Activities

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  • Geologic forms within the Grand Canyon.

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    Grand Canyon Geology

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  • Grand Canyon’s rarest plant, sentry milk-vetch (Astragalus cremnophylax var. cremnophylax)

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    Grand Canyon Natural History

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  • Grand Canyon rock art depicting hunters (left) and game animals.

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  • Colorado National Monument

    Roca, Roca, Roca

    In this bilingual (spanish & english) hands-on lesson plan students will learn about the three types of rocks and "make" each type.

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    Grand Canyon Activities

    Grand Canyon Activities

    The Grand Canyon Activities lesson plans introduce students to Grand Canyon, national parks, and geologic and human history.

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    Grand Canyon Human History

    Grand Canyon Human History

    From rock art to railways, this set of activities expands students' knowledge of archaeology and human history at Grand Canyon and in the southwestern United States.

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    Grand Canyon Geology

    Grand Canyon Geology

    This set of activities expands students' knowledge of geology and introduces them to the processes that have shaped Grand Canyon.

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    Grand Canyon Natural History

    Grand Canyon Natural History

    Introduce your students to general ecology, as well as the plants, animals, and ecosystems specific to Grand Canyon.

Did You Know?

UNKAR DELTA IN GRAND CANYON

At the bottom, where Unkar Creek joins the Colorado River sits Unkar Delta where prehistoric Pueblo people occupied numerous sites here for about 350 years (A.D. 850 to A.D. 1200)