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 »
Insider's Look Podcast 13: Oct. 23, 2009
On Saturday, October 31, at 8:30 p.m. - join us for a who’s who of Grand Canyon history during a Halloween full moon walk through the historic Grand Canyon Village Cemetery. The cemetery, located just west of the Shrine of Ages, contains 304+ plots of early pioneers, settlers, veterans, park officials and workers and their immediate family members. Stories from the past bring alive the unique personalities that helped to create the community that we have now.
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Did You Know?
In November of 1934, the Grand Canyon Civilian Conservation Corps began working on a telephone line through the canyon. They started at Indian Garden and moved down to the Colorado River. They needed to complete this portion of the line first before the extreme summer heat started. More...