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?
In November of 1934, the Grand Canyon Civilian Conservation Corps began working on a trans-canyon telephone line. Starting at Indian Garden, they progressed downward to the Colorado River. It was necessary to complete this portion of the line first before the onset of extreme summer heat. More...