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    Grand Canyon

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  • Expect Isolated Showers and Thunderstorms Sunday - Then Dryer and Warmer Next 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 »

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The Park's Newspapers are filled with valuable information and interesting articles written by Grand Canyon's Division of Interpretation. These valuable resources are now available for you to download and to read/print at your leisure.

Park Brochures and Site Bulletins are available here.

Grand Canyon National Park trip planning information is available for downloading in the following languages: Chinese - French - German - Italian - Japanese - Korean and Spanish. (PDF files)

 
Dedication of the renovated Bright Angel Trailhead on May, 18, 2013
Dedication of the renovated Bright Angel Trailhead on May 18, 2013
NPS photo by Michael Quinn

Did You Know?

PLANTS IN THE GRAND CANON

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...