June 29, 2015
Record-Breaking Visitation at Grand Canyon; Expect Long Waits at Entrance Stations and Shuttle Bus Stops for Independence Day Weekend
Visitation at Grand Canyon National Park is up 20 percent in 2015.
June 25, 2015
Hiker Who Died on Bright Angel Trail Identified
A man who died while hiking the Bright Angel Trail has been identified.
June 24, 2015
Repair and Maintenance to Temporarily Close Walkway between Train Depot and El Tovar Hotel
The trail between the El Tovar Hotel and the train depot will close for repairs July 1.
June 19, 2015
Hiker Fatality on Bright Angel Trail in Grand Canyon National Park
On Thursday afternoon, hikers reported to a park ranger that a member of their party needed help.
June 09, 2015
Northern AZ land managers recognized for leadership in fire management
Managers of both the Kaibab National Forest and Grand Canyon National Park in northern Arizona were recently recognized for the leadership role they've played in managing wildland fire across the landscape and jurisdictional boundaries for the purpose of improving forest health conditions.
June 08, 2015
Grand Canyon National Park and Coconino County Public Health Services to Initiate Monthly Monitoring for Plague
Coconino County Public Health Services District and Grand Canyon National Park will begin monthly monitoring for plague.
June 08, 2015
UPDATE: Missing Wyoming Man on Colorado River within Grand Canyon National Park
Twenty-two year old Morgan Heimer remains missing on the Colorado River within Grand Canyon National Park; and a six day search by the National Park Service has turned up no additional clues as to his whereabouts.
June 05, 2015
Rangers Still Searching for Missing Guide on Colorado River
A National Park Service search mission continues in efforts to find Morgan Heimer.
June 04, 2015
Update: Guide Still Missing on Colorado River within Grand Canyon National Park
A Grand Canyon National Park search and rescue mission continues for Morgan Heimer of Cody, WY who went missing June 2 at River Mile 213 on the Colorado River.
June 03, 2015
Pinon Park Fire 100% Contained at South Rim of Grand Canyon
Fire crews report that the Pinon Park fire is now 100% contained. On Wednesday, June 3 at approximately 3 pm the Grand Canyon Regional Communications Center received a call reporting a wildfire at Pinon Park located within the South Rim Village.
June 03, 2015
Wildland Firefighters Respond to South Rim Village Fire
Wildland firefighters respond to fire at Pinon Park located within the South Rim Village.
June 03, 2015
Missing Guide on Colorado River within Grand Canyon National Park
On Tuesday, June 2 at approximately 8 pm the National Park Service received a satellite phone call from a commercial river trip reporting a missing guide at River Mile 213 near Pumpkin Springs.
May 27, 2015
Astronomers to Provide Free Telescope Viewing at Grand Canyon National Park, June 13-20
The twenty-fifth annual Grand Canyon Star Party will be held from Saturday, June 13 through Saturday, June 20, 2015 on the South and North rims of Grand Canyon National Park.
May 26, 2015
Park Rangers Respond to Report of Plane Wreckage in Grand Canyon National Park
On May 20th, a private boating trip reported the wreckage of an airplane to park rangers at Diamond Creek.
May 26, 2015
Visitor Fatality at South Rim of Grand Canyon
On Sunday, May 24th, park rangers responded to a report of an unconscious man in the vicinity of Grand Canyon Visitor Center.
May 22, 2015
Grand Canyon to Celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month with Special Guests Todd and Gary Himaka
Grand Canyon will celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month.
May 13, 2015
Grand Canyon National Park Announces Entrance and Backcountry Camping Fee Increases
Effective June 1, 2015, Grand Canyon National Park will increase park entrance fees and the cost of overnight backcountry permits.
May 12, 2015
Rangers Successfully Intervene with Possible Suicide
On Monday, May 11th the Grand Canyon Regional Communications Center was contacted by the Tallmadge, OH Police Department reporting a missing man who was believed to be suicidal and currently at Grand Canyon.
May 11, 2015
Tusayan Shuttle at Grand Canyon National Park Begins Saturday, May 23, 2015–Park and Ride; We'll Be Your Guide
From May 23 to September 25, 2015, Grand Canyon National Park will offer shuttle bus service between the park and the neighboring town of Tusayan, AZ.
May 08, 2015
UPDATE Pipeline Repairs Complete in Inner Canyon
Repairs of a break in the Transcanyon Pipeline near Phantom Ranch are complete.
May 06, 2015
Potential Suicide Victim Identified at South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park
Alejandro Bussot, 25, of Miami, FL has been identified as the potential suicide victim at Grand Canyon National Park. Body recovery teams were able to reach the victim, who was located approximately 250 feet below the rim, earlier this morning.
May 05, 2015
Pipeline Break in Grand Canyon National Park Leads to Inner Canyon Water Conservation
A break in the Trans-Canyon Water Pipeline late on Monday, May 4th has resulted in the implementation of water conservation measures for the inner canyon and no water availability at Roaring Springs or Cottonwood.
May 05, 2015
Potential Suicide Victim Discovered at South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park
At approximately 5:45 a.m. the Grand Canyon Regional Communications Center received a call alerting officials to a potential suicide.
May 04, 2015
Grand Canyon National Park Fire Managers Plan Prescribed Fire for Grand Canyon Village
Fire managers plan a prescribed fire within Grand Canyon National Park near Grand Canyon Village.
May 01, 2015
Over the Edge Incident a Confirmed Fatality at South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park
The National Park Service is able to confirm that yesterday’s over the edge incident resulted in a fatality. Earlier today the body of the victim was recovered by short haul operation utilizing the park helicopter.
April 30, 2015
Over the Edge Incident at South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park
On Thursday, April 30 at approximately 4:20 p.m. the Grand Canyon Regional Communications Center received a report of a man who had fallen from the edge of the rim trail east of Mather Point.
April 30, 2015
Construction Continues on Transcanyon Pipeline Replacement at Phantom Ranch
Replacement of the Transcanyon Pipeline at Phantom Ranch has progressed and the contractor has replaced over a quarter mile of pipeline.
April 24, 2015
Shoshone Prescribed Fire Treatment Planned on South Rim of Grand Canyon
National Park Service (NPS) fire managers anticipate initiating prescribed fire treatment for the Shoshone Rx during the week of April 27 as weather and fuel moisture conditions allow.
April 23, 2015
Tourism to Grand Canyon National Park Creates $509 Million in Economic Benefits
A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that over 4.7 million visitors to Grand Canyon National Park in 2014 spent $509 million in communities near the park.
April 22, 2015
Grand Canyon National Park’s North Rim to Open May 15 for 2015 Season
Grand Canyon National Park's North Rim will open Friday, May 15 for the 2015 summer season. All NPS operations will be available by 8 am that day and Grand Canyon Lodge North Rim and Canyon Trail Rides will also commence their operations.
April 20, 2015
Alternative Spring Break Brings Enthusiastic Students to Grand Canyon National Park
College students from around the country participated in Alternative Spring Break by helping Grand Canyon National Park's wildland firefighting crew.
April 03, 2015
Desert View Watchtower Hosts Second Annual Cultural Demonstration Series
Local artisans will share their culture and crafts with Grand Canyon National Park visitors at the Desert View Watchtower.
April 01, 2015
Grand Canyon Joins National Find Your Park Movement
Grand Canyon National Park joins in the Find Your Park Campaign and will celebrate with Earth Day events and a fee-free weekend, April 18-19
February 08, 2015
UPDATE: Grand Canyon Rangers Search for Missing San Antonio Man
Twenty-one year old Drake L. Kramer remains missing at Grand Canyon National Park; and a six day search by the National Park Service has turned up no additional clues as to his whereabouts.
February 06, 2015
Search Area Expands for Missing San Antonio Man at Grand Canyon National Park
Today National Park Service Search and Rescue crews expanded the search area for missing San Antonio man, Drake L. Kramer. Kramer, 21 was reported missing by family on Monday, February 2.
February 04, 2015
Grand Canyon to Celebrate President’s Day Weekend with Free Entry
Grand Canyon National Park will be joining national park units across the country in honor of Presidents Day with fee-free entry into the park on Saturday, February 14, 2015 through Monday, February 16, 2015.
February 03, 2015
Missing Man at South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park
On Monday, February 2, 2015 the Grand Canyon Regional Communications Center received a phone call reporting a missing individual last known to be at the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park.
January 30, 2015
Grand Canyon National Park Opens 2016 Noncommercial River Trip Permit Lottery
Sunday, February 1, 2015 Grand Canyon National Park will open the permit lottery for 2016 Noncommerical River Trip launch dates.
January 23, 2015
Grand Canyon to Replace Portion of Trans-Canyon Pipeline at Phantom Ranch
Grand Canyon National Park will begin replacing a portion of the Trans-Canyon Pipeline at Phantom Ranch beginning on Monday, January 26, 2015.
January 13, 2015
Grand Canyon Announces Award of Contract to Operate Shuttle Bus Services on South Rim
Grand Canyon National Park announced the award of the contract for operation of the South Rim’s shuttle bus services to Paul Revere Transportation, L.L.C. The five-year contract is in effect from December 1, 2014 through November 30, 2019.
January 13, 2015
Grand Canyon to Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day with Free Entry
Grand Canyon National Park will be joining national park units across the country in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day with fee-free entry into the park on Monday, January 19, 2015.