Mostly cloudy skies, a chance of showers and near normal temperatures Friday and Saturday.
Beginning Sunday, temperatures will increase before another passing weather system causes a period of strong gusty winds Tuesday and Wednesday. (Source NOAA) More »
Grand Canyon National Park's Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Special Flight Rules Area in the Vicinity of Grand Canyon National Park
The Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the Special Flight Rules Area (SFRA) in the Vicinity of Grand Canyon National Park (GCNP) identifies and assesses a No Action Alternative and three Action Alternatives for management of overflight activity in Grand Canyon National Park to substantially restore natural quiet as required by law. Action Alternatives differ in combination and implementation of strategies used to accomplish goals and objectives. The open comment period was from February 4, 2011 to June 20, 2011.
Two versions of the DEIS are available for download. Additionally the maps are provided at higher resolution in separate files.
Did You Know?
Building a structure that provides the widest possible view of the Grand Canyon yet harmonizes with its setting was architect Mary Colter's goal when the Santa Fe Railroad hired her in 1930 to design a gift shop and rest area at Desert View Point. The Watchtower opened in May of 1933. More...