Expect Dry Conditions and Warm Temperatures Through the First Half of This 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 Desert View. Any persons having physical contact with bats in Grand Canyon National Park, please call 928-638-7767. Rabies is completely preventable if appropriate medical care is given following an exposure.
Fire Information and Activity
Updated: July 18, 2014 @ 12:00 p.m.
Fire Restrictions Imposed Last Month in Grand Canyon Have Been Lifted:
June 10th News Release on the fire.
Temporary North Rim Dirt Road Closures Were Lifted on July 17, 2014:
The North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park is open for the 2014 summer season. The last day for most concessioner services will be October 15, 2014. The National Park Service will continue its operations including the North Rim Visitor Center and Bookstore, as well as the Backcountry Information Center through October 31.
Fire danger is currently Moderate on the South Rim and Moderate on the North Rim.
Please review the year-round fire regulations in place at Grand Canyon:
Visit www.inciweb.nwcg.gov for up-to-date information about any active fire in the region or across the country.
During an active fire, more detailed information is available from:
The park's Twitter feed:
Listen to the Weather Forecast for Grand Canyon (NOAA Weather Radio)
The fire danger at Grand Canyon National Park is:
South Rim: Moderate
North Rim: Moderate
For more fire information in and around Grand Canyon National Park, visit the Arizona Emergency Information Network, the official site for alerts and bulletins on emergencies and disasters in Arizona, including public health and safety advisories, homeland security alerts and disaster relief bulletins.
Learn more about the Fire Management program at Grand Canyon National Park.
View photos of Grand Canyon's Fire and Aviation program.
To view interagency wildland fire photos, click here.
Did You Know?
There are different river trip opportunities through Grand Canyon National Park, including professionally guided raft trips, available to the public and often reserved a year or two in advance; and self-guided, or "private" river trips, made available to the public through a weighted lottery. More...