Grand Canyon National Park
The National Park Service (NPS) Management Policy defines natural soundscapes as “the unimpaired sounds of nature”, something to be preserved, and cherished by those visiting the parks. Think of serene, trickling creeks, cheeping robins, chirping marmots and the lullaby of crickets when dusk sweeps over your favorite park. The NPS protects these natural and cultural sounds that affect the emotions, attitudes and memories of park visitors.
Bison, an iconic species of the Plains that once were nearly driven to extinction by the country's westward expansion, has rebounded greatly through conservation efforts over the past century, but more work to restore these animals to public and tribal lands remains to be done, according to an Interior Department report.
A body recovered Friday from the Colorado River within Grand Canyon National Park was thought to be that of a commerical float trip passenger who vanished after falling off a ledge into the river a week ago.
A passenger on a float trip down the Colorado River through Grand Canyon National Park went missing after falling from a ledge into the river at Havasu Rapids, or River Mile 157.
In a remarkable comeback, Razorback suckers are once again spawning in the lower Colorado River within Grand Canyon National Park, an event not seen in more than two decades, according to fisheries experts.
Voicing concerns for park visitors and wildlife, National Park Service Director Jon Jarvis announced Friday that the agency was moving to ban the public use of drones in the National Park System.
Did you hear the news? National parks, those wondrous and scenic expanses of Nature's eye candy, those wild and rumpled landscapes that test your skills and will kill you if you're not careful and prepared, or maybe just in the wrong place at the wrong time, are boring. They've been transformed -- or, perhaps, kept since their creation -- as "drive-through museums."
Can you experience Grand Canyon National Park in a half-day? Not thoroughly, but if you're traveling on business, or on a tight schedule, four hours might be all you have. So what should you do? Watch this video from the park for some great ideas.
A 43-year-old German just embarking on a multi-day trip down the Colorado River through Grand Canyon National Park has died in a river accident.
In what would be a milestone for the California condor recovery program, biologists believe a pair of the large birds has hatched a chick high in the cliffs of Zion National Park.
Spring has set in throughout the country, perennials are reappearing, if they haven't already started to bloom, and summer vacation for some could be just weeks away. If you need some suggestions on where to float in the National Park System, we have them.
You can begin avoiding the parking lot jam on the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park this Saturday by parking at Tusayan and riding the free shuttle bus to the South Rim.
A 45-year-old Arizona woman has been identified as the victim of a fall from the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park.
Site Of 1956 Collision Of Two Airlines Over Grand Canyon National Park Receives National Historic Landmark Status
Springtime is a great time to take photos in the national parks, but are you prepared for that task? Rebecca Latson has some suggestions for what you need to consider before heading off into the parks.
An individual fell about 400 feet to their death from Mather Point at Grand Canyon National Park on Monday afternoon.
The Grand Valley State University New Music Ensemble is returning to the national stage with the launch of their Music in Our Parks project, with performances in Arches, Capitol Reef, Grand Canyon, Great Sand Dunes, and Zion national parks.
If all goes as planned and the weather cooperates, the North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park will reopen to the public on May 15.
Is there too much public land in America? Some think so, which is why it's important to understand the ongoing battle over those lands, whether they fall under the National Park Service, U.S. Forest Service, or U.S. Bureau of Land Management or other federal land manager.
A small number of fish released into the Colorado River within Grand Canyon National Park hopefully will turn into tattletales.
After more than 100 years, it's understandable that the building that long has housed Kolb Studio on the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park needs a little work. And the Grand Canyon Association could use your help in accomplishing that work.
Yellowstone National Park isn't the only national park with bison issues. Far to the south, Grand Canyon National Park officials are trying to better manage bison on the park's North Rim. Actually, they're trying to get the animals off the park's property on the North Rim.
In a narrow vote described as a marker for perhaps "the single darkest day" for the National Park System, the U.S. House of Representatives today approved a measure that would gut the Antiquities Act that numerous presidents have used to set aside lands for the good of the country,
Nearly two dozen units of the National Park System have instituted bans against the sale of disposable water bottles, a move proponents say will greatly reduce trash.
Acadia National Park. Grand Canyon National Park. Zion National Park. These parks, and dozens of other units of the National Park System, have been created through presidential decree. On Wednesday, though, the House of Representatives will be asked to approve legislation that would greatly dilute that power for future presidents.
The recently issued NPS concession prospectus for Grand Canyon National Park’s South Rim proposes some major construction in the Maswik lodging area.
A Texas man visiting Grand Canyon National Park has fallen 350 feet to his death.
“Running on empty” unfortunately is a very apt description of the Colorado River Basin, which long has had its water overcommitted. Today, the vast watershed that stretches from the mountains of Colorado to the Gulf of California and helps nourish some 30 million residents in the Southwest and Mexico is mired in a long-running drought that threatens to dramatically recast the already-arid region.