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 »
Colorado River Management Plan
The 2006 Colorado River Management Plan (CRMP) (9.36MB PDF File)
This document also provides overall guidance for implementing the 2006 Colorado River Management Plan by:
Colorado River Management Plan Appendices
Appendix A (400kb PDF File)
Appendix D (PDF File)
(This is the most recent version of the document)
Hualapai Tribe Operational Standards for River Running Operations between the Hualapai Tribe and the National Park Service.
Appendix F (30.9kb PDF File)
Grand Canyon National Park Protocol for Administrative River Trips.
Appendix H (239kb PDF File)
Timeline and Relationship of CRMP and Implementation Planning Documents. (15.9kb PDF File)
Did You Know?
Within the Grand Canyon, the type and abundance of organisms is directly related to the presence or absence of water. The Colorado River and its tributaries, as well as springs, seeps, stock tanks and ephemeral pools provide oases to flora and fauna in this semi-arid southwest desert area.