A Warm Day Friday with Light Winds
Expect breezy southwest winds this weekend as a cold front moves north of the Grand Canyon region. Maximum temperatures cool to seasonal normals from Sunday through Wednesday. More »
Bat Tests Positive for Rabies in Grand Canyon National Park
Public Health Alert, October 2014: A bat recently removed from an area along the Colorado River within Grand Canyon National Park has tested positive for rabies. Any persons having physical contact with bats in the park, please follow this link. More »
Pipeline Break in Grand Canyon Inner Canyon Hikers Should Be Prepared to Treat and Filter Creek Water
Contact: Maureen Oltrogge, 928-638-7779
Grand Canyon, Ariz. - Due to a pipeline break in the inner canyon near Phantom Ranch in Grand Canyon National Park, rangers are advising hikers to be prepared to access and treat or filter creek water below Supai Tunnel and above Phantom Ranch on the North Kaibab Trail.
Potable water is currently not available at Roaring Springs or Cottonwood Campground on the North Kaibab Trail.
Potable water is available on the North and South Rims, at locations along the Bright Angel Trail at Phantom Ranch, and at Supai Tunnel on the North Kaibab Trail.
The National Park Service expects to have the pipeline repaired sometime early next week.
For additional information, please contact one of the Backcountry Information Centers within Grand Canyon National Park at: South Rim - 928-638-7875 or North Rim - 928-638-7868.
Did You Know?
President Theodore Roosevelt said of Grand Canyon, "Leave it as it is. The ages have been at work on it, and man can only mar it. What you can do is to keep it for your children, your children's children, and for all who come after you, as one of the great sights which every American should see."