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  • Through Saturday: Scattered Showers and Thunderstorms. Sunday: Thunderstorms More Likely

    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 »

  • Temporary North Rim Road Closures Due to Galahad Fire Began May 29

    As of Thursday May 29, two road closures are in effect for public and firefighter safety. W4 road is closed from FS268B road south to Pont Sublime. W1 road is closed from W4 to western end of the Basin. More »

Getting Ready for 2016

The National Park Service turns 100 on August 25, 2016. To us, it's not about cakes and candles — it's about being an organization ready to take on the challenges of our second century. Our blueprint to get there — A Call to Action — outlines the innovative work we want to accomplish. Grand Canyon National Park is a big part of this effort. Take a look at what we're doing locally and get involved!

 

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  • Exceptional Grand Canyon Ranger Honored with 2012 Harry Yount Award

    Grand Canyon's Chief of Emergency Services Brandon Torres has received the 2012 Harry Yount National Park Ranger Award.

    Grand Canyon's Chief of Emergency Services Brandon Torres has received the 2012 Harry Yount National Park Ranger Award. This award recognizes a ranger for excellence in the art of rangering. Named after the first known park ranger, the award is the agency’s most prestigious ranger honor. Read more

  • Go Green

    Photovoltaic systems installed on Grand Canyon Visitor Center

    Grand Canyon National Park has accomplished many goals to reduce the NPS carbon footprint and showcase its commitment to renewable energy. I Read more

  • Grand Canyon National Park Tourism Creates Over $467 Million in Economic Benefit

    Visitors viewing sunset from Mather Point

    Visitors to Grand Canyon National Park contribute over $467 million to the economony of Nortern Arizona and the surrounding area and support over 7,300 jobs. Read more

  • Grand Canyon Continues Efforts to Remove Tamarisk from the Park

    Tamarisk Removal from Crystal Creek

    Continued removal of tamarisk from park side canyons and other high priority invasive plants from throughout the park is a high priority for the Vegetation Restoration staff at Grand Canyon Naitonal Park. Read more

  • Grand Canyon School's Class of 2016

    Grand Canyon School's class of 2016 pose for a group photo - 18 individuals

    Grand Canyon School, the only K-12 school located inside a national park, had been participating in ranger programs designed specifically for each of their grade levels since 2005. But when the NPS “Call to Action” went out, (Action 15 – A Class Act,) challenged us to adopt a Class of 2016 graduates on a deeper level, Grand Canyon’s environmental education team responded to the call. Read more

Did You Know?

FOSSIL FOOTPRINTS IN GRAND CANYON

No one has ever found a fossilized reptile skeleton or even an entire reptile bone within the Grand Canyon. Fossil footprints were left by more than 20 species of reptiles and amphibians, but no complete teeth or bones! More...