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  • Dry and Warmer from Today into Early Next Week

    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 »

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?

A curious California condor

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...