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 Tusayan Ruin/Museum. Any persons having physical contact with bats in Grand Canyon National Park, please call 928-638-7767. Rabies can be prevented if appropriate medical care is given following an exposure. More »
Spring Fire Management Activities Planned for Grand Canyon’s North Rim
Contact: Shannan Marcak, 928-638-7958
Contact: Dave Robinson, 928-643-8138
Grand Canyon, Ariz. – Fire Managers at the North Rim are planning to prescribe burn approximately 30 acres on the North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park. Ten acres are located within the North Rim developed area near the North Rim helibase and the North Rim emergency services building. An additional 20 acres are located approximately ½ mile south-southeast of the North Rim campground.
Did You Know?
Each year, thousands of hikers enter the Grand Canyon on the Bright Angel Trail. They follow a route established by prehistoric people for two key reasons: water and access. Water emerges from springs at Indian Garden, and a fault creates a break in the cliffs, providing access to the springs.