Grand Canyon National Park

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.

Check Out The Dome Car Now Being Pulled By The Grand Canyon Railway

Next time you intend to ride the Grand Canyon Railway to Grand Canyon National Park, be sure to check out the completely refurbished full-length dome car dubbed the "Fred Harvey."

Hiker Dies On Bright Angel Trail In Grand Canyon National Park

An unidentified man collapsed and died Tuesday morning on the Bright Angel Trail in Grand Canyon National Park.

Man Fined, Banned From Grand Canyon National Park, For Guiding Without A Permit

A man who was guiding backpack trips in Grand Canyon National Park without a permit has been fined and banned from visiting the park for a year.

Google Maps: More Travelers Are Interested In Death Valley Than Yellowstone

So, are more Americans looking for a vacation in Death Valley National Park than, say, Yellowstone National Park? The folks at Google Maps might have you think so.

Check Out Traveler's Guide To Grand Canyon National Park

Traveler has added Grand Canyon National Park to its list of Essential Park Guides. Check it out!

How Might The National Park System Fare Under A "President Romney"?

With Mitt Romney, the Republican presidential nominee, vague on details concerning his plans for reducing the federal deficit and shrinking government, speculation is running heavy, and it's not encouraging for the National Park System.

New Facilities At Grand Canyon National Park Help Encourage Automobile-Free Visits

Officials at Grand Canyon National Park have been trying for years to reduce the congestion on the South Rim caused by private vehicles. On September 12, the park staff will celebrate several new facilities that they hope will encourage additional auto-free travel in the busy park.

4th Annual Grand Canyon Art Celebration Set For September 8-12

Visit Grand Canyon National Park early in September and you'll be able to watch masters at work as they try to capture all the vibrancy and moodiness of the canyon during the 4th Annual Grand Canyon Celebration of Art.

Reader Participation Day: Which National Park Destination Would You Prefer This Fall?

Tell us, Travelers, where would you prefer to spend your fall vacation in the National Park System?

National Park Quiz 101: Ringer VII Answers Revealed

Did you get at least eight out of ten?

Fall Packages Make National Parks Attractive Destinations

With school vacations about to end, now's a great time to begin planning for your fall getaway to a national park. With that in mind, here are some offers from parks around the country.

Does Your Congressperson Share Your Support For the National Parks?

Does your congressperson understand where you stand when it comes to America's national parks? Perhaps more to the point, do they care where you stand?

Dining At The Parks: Pan-Seared Salmon Tostada From El Tovar Hotel In Grand Canyon National Park

Sometimes you have a meal while on vacation that you wish you could bring home with you, at least in the form of a recipe to recreate in your own kitchen. Here, from the El Tovar Hotel in Grand Canyon National Park, is the recipe for their Pan-Seared Salmon Tostada.

Xanterra Parks & Resorts Recognized For Environmental Commitment At Grand Canyon National Park

We often view national parks as environmentally sensitive areas, and along that line of thinking we expect businesses that operate in the parks to be conscious of that in their operations. At Grand Canyon National Park, the National Park Service has recognized Xanterra Parks & Resorts for its environmental ethics.

Repaired Pipeline Again Carrying Water Into Grand Canyon National Park's Inner Canyon

Rest easy hikers, water is once again flowing into the Inner Canyon at Grand Canyon National Park.
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