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  • Expect Afternoon & Evening Thunderstorms. Flash Flood Watch Through 9pm Monday

    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 928-638-7779. Rabies can be prevented if appropriate medical care is given following an exposure. More »

Echoes from the Canyon 2014

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Behind Grand Canyon's stunning landscape there are stories of people who lived off the land, explored, mined, and exploited it, raised a family and business, and fought to protect it for future generations.

Travel back in time again for Grand Canyon's 3rd annual living history event, "Echoes from the Canyon". Meet eight important people who made Grand Canyon what it is today. Join us for three evening events at the McKee Amphitheater:

Saturday, July 26th - 8:30 p.m.
Saturday, August 9th - 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 30th - 8:00 p.m.


For more on "Echoes from the Canyon", please contact Interpretive Ranger Erin Whittaker at (928) 638-7789. For information on Grand Canyon National Park and how to plan your Grand Canyon trip, visit us on the web at http://www.nps.gov/grca/planyourvisit/ or call our information line at (928) 638-7888.
 
 

Did You Know?

THE INNER GORGE OF THE GRAND CANYON, 1200 feet (366m)

Within the Grand Canyon, the rugged, V-shaped Inner Gorge rises darkly from the Colorado River. The broad shelf above it is the Tonto Platform, which spreads like a green blanket across both sides of the canyon. The Inner Gorge achieves a depth of over 1200 feet (366m)