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  • Expect Isolated Afternoon and Evening Thunderstorms Through 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 928-638-7767. Rabies can be prevented if appropriate medical care is given following an exposure. More »

Travelin' Trunk Program

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A teacher and her students explore a Travelin' Trunk

NPS photo by Michael Quinn

Reserve a Travelin' Trunk for your classroom! The Grand Canyon Field Institute, an official park partner, offers Travelin' Trunks for K-12 classrooms. Each trunk is loaded with lesson plans related to Grand Canyon, as well as many of the materials needed to teach the lessons. Topics include geology, ecology, and human history. A trunk can be sent to a school in any state for a minimal charge to cover shipping.

For detailed information and to reserve a trunk, visit:

Educators can also rent individual DVDs on a variety of Grand Canyon topics.
Learn more about the DVD Loan Program.

Did You Know?

Grand Canyon Shuttle Buses

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...