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

    Grand Canyon

    National Park Arizona

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  • Expect Isolated Afternoon and Evening Thunderstorms Through Monday

    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 »

Parks as Classrooms

Curriculum Materials

Find lesson plans about Grand Canyon geology, ecology, and human history for use before and after your field trip or independently in your classroom.

Field Trips

Bring your class to the canyon in fall or spring for a curriculum-based educational field trip.

Guest Speakers

Ranger visits to classrooms in Arizona, southern Utah, and the Las Vegas area bring Grand Canyon to life each winter.

Institutes & Field Schools

Outdoor learning expeditions abound at Grand Canyon, including summer camping trips for teens and year-round guided hiking trips for the public.

Traveling Trunks

Travelin' Trunks can be sent to schools in any state to help teachers bring Grand Canyon into the classroom.

Materials to Loan

Grand Canyon Association’s DVD Loan Program offers a selection of quality educational Grand Canyon DVDs for classroom and other educational group use. A curriculum guide that includes discussion questions and suggested activities accompanies each DVD. Loan Period: Two weeks Cost: There is no DVD use charge.