Fire Information and Activity
Updated May 1, 2013
As of this update, Fire Danger Ratings are: South Rim "High," North Rim, "Moderate."
Park visitors are reminded to always "be fire aware, and use extra care" when recreating on their public lands.
During an active fire, more detailed information is available from:
The park's InciWeb site:
Listen to the Weather Forecast for Grand Canyon (NOAA Weather Radio)
The Fire Danger Rating at Grand Canyon National Park is:
South Rim: High
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.
Today's Fire Danger Rating on the South Rim of the park is: HIGH
Did You Know?
There are approximately 1,737 known species of vascular plants, 167 species of fungi, 64 species of moss and 195 species of lichen found in Grand Canyon National Park. This variety is largely due to the 6,000 foot elevation change from the river up to the highest point on the North Rim. More...