Expect Isolated Afternoon and Evening Thunderstorms Through the Weekend
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?
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...