Expect Isolated Showers and Thunderstorms Friday, with Increasing Chances Over 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. 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 »
Special Event Calendar
2014 Grand Canyon Celebration of Art
Hosted each year by the Grand Canyon Association, the Grand Canyon Celebration of Art is an annual event that includes 6 days of art related events followed by a 3 month long exhibition in Kolb Studio on the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park.
Each artist brings a completed studio piece with them and then creates more artwork on the South Rim, on the North Rim, at Phantom Ranch and at Indian Garden during the "Plein Air at the Canyon" and Quick Draw events that takes place in the historic district of Grand Canyon Village. During the auction that follows the Quick Draw event on September 20, 2014, park residents and visitors have the opportunity to bid on the work and to bring a piece of Grand Canyon home.
The Colorado River: source to sea
Shrine of the Ages
Journey along the Colorado River with filmmaker and photographer Peter McBride to explore the river's role in the arid West.
50th Anniversary of the Wilderness Act
Grand Canyon Visitor Center
Join Peter McCloskey and the Grand
Canyon School band for cake and
listen to a piece from The Grand Canyon Suite.
Shrine of the Ages
Listen Scott Thybony and Paul McCloskey
talk about Grand Canyon, wilderness, and you.
Former US House of Representatives congressman from 1967–1983, he coauthored the Endangered species Act. McClosky helped draft the National Environmental Policy Act and co-chaired the nation's first Earth Day.
Known for his intimate knowledge of Grand Canyon's wild landscapes, an anthropologist, and a writer , Thybony brings enthusiasm for the natural world and those living close to it.
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...