Expect Cooler Nights with No Precipitation through the Remainder of the 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 »
Grand Canyon News Releases Now Available Via RSS Feed
Contact: Shannan Marcak, 928-638-7958
Grand Canyon, AZ. -- Grand Canyon National Park's Public Affairs Office is pleased to announce that its news releases are now available via RSS feed. RSS (Really Simple Syndication or Rich Site Summary) technology allows you to easily stay informed by retrieving the latest content from the web sites you are interested in so that you don't have to regularly check each site.
You will need to have RSS reader software (a program that collects and displays RSS feeds) in order to subscribe to Grand Canyon's news releases. If you already have this software, or if you are using a web browser that has it built in, you can subscribe to the park's news releases by going to Grand Canyon National Park's web site at: http://www.nps.gov/grca/parknews/newsreleases.htm and clicking on "Subscribe" next to the RSS symbol:
At this time, all Grand Canyon news releases will continue to be distributed by e-mail to all who are on the park's e-mail distribution list as well as being available via RSS feed.
If you would like to learn more about what RSS feeds are and how to use them, you can visit Grand Canyon's web site at http://www.nps.gov/grca/planyourvisit/rss-feed-info.htm
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...