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 »
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?
The elk found within Grand Canyon National Park weigh as much as 1,000 pounds (450 kg), and have been known to injure people who approach them. Never approach wild animals. It is dangerous, and illegal, to feed the wild animals in a national park. Violators will be fined.