Grand Canyon National Park

Humpback Chub Being Released Into Colorado River Tributaries At Grand Canyon National Park

Silver is being dumped into tributaries of the Colorado River in Grand Canyon National Park, silver in the form of juvenile humpback chub.

Secret Sleeps, Tips For Snagging A National Park Campsite This Summer

There is nothing as traditional as camping out in the national parks for summer vacation. Reserving a campsite on www.recreation.gov can lock in a site long before you hit the road, but sometimes you just don’t get around to doing that. So what to do?

Dedication Ceremony For New Bright Angel Trailhead At Grand Canyon National Park On May 18

Hikers who are beginning or ending a trip on the Bright Angel Trail at the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park can soon do so in a much more pleasant and attractive setting. A dedication and ribbon cutting ceremony will be held for a new trailhead at 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 18, 2013.
Canyons and Ice: The Wilderness Travels of Dick Griffith (Ember Press) Dick Griffith might not be the last great American adventurer, but if such a tally is ever made he certainly deserves a place in the top two or three. For more than six decades, Mr. Griffith has been exploring wild and rugged corners of the world, and on the cusp of 86 he's still not finished.

Grand Teton, Grand Canyon National Parks Just About Ready For Spring

More access is coming to Grand Teton and Grand Canyon national parks, proof that spring is on its way to the Rockies and Southwest.

Plan To Attend 5th Annual Grand Canyon Celebration Of Art At Grand Canyon National Park

It's still months off, but now is the perfect time to plan to attend the 5th Annual Grand Canyon Celebration of Art at Grand Canyon National Park this September.

American Rivers: Colorado River Tops List Of 10 Most Endangered Rivers In United States

Despite taking in what the Green, Yampa, and other tributaries large and small contribute, the Colorado River is in a death spiral, over-allocated and a victim of growing climate change, left in a state of constant thirst that has made the river the most-endangered in the country, according to American Rivers.

Photography In The National Parks: Scale, Perspective And Connection

What's the deal with scale and perspective when you're taking photographs in the national parks? It's all about placing things in their proper context...or the context you want to reflect.

Body Found In Grand Canyon National Park That Of Woman Gone Missing In January

More than three months after Kaitlin Anne Kenney vanished from a Colorado River float trip in Grand Canyon National Park, her body has been recovered from the river, according to park officials.

Grand Canyon National Park Has Plans To Celebrate Earth Day

A film on the work of conservationist Aldo Leopold is just one of the highlights of the Earth Day celebration planned at Grand Canyon National Park next month.

Hard-Rock Mining Ban Around Grand Canyon National Park Upheld By Federal Judge

An effort to overturn the Obama administration's moratorium on new mining claims on some 1 million acres around Grand Canyon National Park has been rejected by a federal judge.

Grand Canyon National Park Ranger Honored As Park Service's Top Ranger

A Grand Canyon National Park ranger, one who you might see dangling from a helicopter to help an injured visitor, has been honored as the National Park Service's top ranger.

Visitor Access To Yellowstone, Cape Cod, Grand Canyon, Other National Parks Could Be Limited By Looming Sequestration

Failure by Congress to avert a sweeping budget cut across all government agencies stands to will cut your views of the Grand Canyon, limit your access to Cape Cod National Seashore's beaches, and delay the opening of Yellowstone National Park this spring.

Enter Lottery For Noncommercial River Trips Down Colorado Through Grand Canyon National Park

Beginning today, you can apply for a noncommercial river trip permit for the Colorado River through Grand Canyon National Park.

Exploring The Parks: Grand Canyon National Park, A Winter Wonderland

From our snowy perch on Mather Point on the South Rim, the majestic formations of the Grand Canyon rise from the shadowy abyss below us. The morning sun washing through the canyon breaks the winter chill and saturates the reds, yellows, and oranges of the crests, buttes, and sinuous ridges. Gleaming in the morning’s warm light, the formations morph from distant cardboard cutouts into cosmic monuments and temples.

Grand Canyon National Park Scaling Back Search For Missing Rafter

Grand Canyon National Park rangers are scaling back their search for a 21-year-old Colorado woman who went missing from a river trip last weekend.

Grand Canyon National Park Rangers Searching For Woman Missing From River Trip

Grand Canyon National Park rangers were searching Monday for a woman who disappeared from a river trip on the Colorado River.

Photography In The National Parks: Sunrises, Sunsets And Silky Waters

Sunrise from Park Point, Mesa Verde NP, copyright Rebecca Latson
Sunrises, sunsets, and silky waters. We all strive to capture those images during our tours of the national parks, but what are the keys we need to focus on to succeed?
The Last Voyageur: Amos Burg and the Rivers of the West Floating boats down rivers came to Amos Burg almost as routine as walking down streets came to others of his generation. But was it the thrill of adventure, or the desire to be a writer of adventure tales, that motivated the Oregon man to paddle the West's major rivers?

National Geographic Maps Can Guide You To Canadian Rockies, Through The Four Corners Region

Need help planning a trip to either the Canadian Rockies or the Trail of the Ancients in the Southwest? National Geographic Maps can help you out.

Colorado River Basin Study: Where Do National Parks Fit In?

Seldom Seen Smith has to be rolling his eyes, and George Hayduke just might be thinking of calling the Monkey Wrench Gang back together. Why? A voluminous Interior Department report looking at how best to manage precious water resources in the Colorado River Basin largely ignores national parks the river flows through.

Utility Work Will Close Parts Of Bright Angel Campground At Grand Canyon National Park

Work to replace an underground cable that provides electricity to Phantom Ranch will close parts of the Bright Angel Campground at Grand Canyon National Park for about two months, according to park officials.

Budget Cuts Forced On National Park Service By Failure To Avert Fiscal Cliff Could Be Crippling

Don't start planning your 2013 national park vacation just yet, for poised like the sword of Damocles over the National Park Service is the looming "fiscal cliff" that threatens to impact not only the agency but anyone considering a trip into the national parks next year.

Add To Your Collection Of National Park Memorabilia

How do you collect your national park memories?

Winter Lodging Deals Offered In Zion, Grand Canyon National Parks

Now this would be an interesting trip. Imagine going to both Zion and Grand Canyon national parks on the same winter road trip? It won't necessarily be easy, but there are some lodging offers out there that can make it a little easier on your wallet.

River Runners Applaud High-Flow Release Down The Colorado River Through Grand Canyon National Park

A flood unleashed down the Colorado River through Grand Canyon National Park this week hopefully will rearrange roughly 500,000 metric tons of sediment, a moving project river runners are applauding.
Reconstructing the View: The Grand Canyon Photographs of Mark Klett and Byron Wolfe In Reconstructing the View: The Grand Canyon Photographs of Mark Klett and Byron Wolfe we are treated to a Jigsaw puzzle of sorts that spans 150 years of Grand Canyon photography, paintings, sketches, and even postcards, a seamless melding of the past and present as seen through works of such giants as Ansel Adams and Thomas Moran.

Experimental High Flow Release Coming To Grand Canyon National Park Next Week

Come Monday, the Colorado River through Grand Canyon National Park will take on the appearance of "Big Muddy" as flood gates in the Glen Canyon Dam are cranked open to spawn a controlled flood down the river.

Grand Canyon National Park, China's Yuntaishan World Geopark Renew Sister Park Agreement

China and the United States might have some differences over trade and monetary policies, but the two countries' park systems see eye to eye. Proof of that came earlier this month when officials from Grand Canyon National Park and Yuntaishan World Geopark renewed their Sister Park Agreement.

Eight National Park Lodges Join Historic Hotels Of America

Eight national park lodges have joined Historic Hotels of America, a program affiliated with the National Trust for Historic Preservation.
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