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    Grand Canyon

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  • A Warm Day Friday with Light Winds

    Expect breezy southwest winds this weekend as a cold front moves north of the Grand Canyon region. Maximum temperatures cool to seasonal normals from Sunday through Wednesday. More »

  • Bat Tests Positive for Rabies in Grand Canyon National Park

    Public Health Alert, October 2014: A bat recently removed from an area along the Colorado River within Grand Canyon National Park has tested positive for rabies. Any persons having physical contact with bats in the park, please follow this link. More »

Minimize River Trip Campfire Impacts

Want to have a campfire during your river trip through Grand Canyon National Park?

  1. Download and read Minimize Campfire Impacts (690KB pdf file)

  2. View the short slide shows below on campfire information
 

Watch Short Slide Shows

 
Campfire wood information
Part 1: Campfire Wood Options: 2M:37S

Learn about bringing campfire wood from home and collecting driftwood during your trip.

Watch slideshow to learn more.
 
Leave No Trace
Part 2: Leave No Trace: 1M:23S

Learn what you can do to protect Grand Canyon National Park and leave the canyon better for the next river runner.

Watch slideshow to learn more.

Did You Know?

NEVER APPROACH WILD ANIMALS

The elk found within Grand Canyon National Park weigh as much as 1,000 pounds (450 kg), and have been known to injure people who approach them. Never approach wild animals. It is dangerous, and illegal, to feed the wild animals in a national park. Violators will be fined.