Grand Canyon National Park

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.

Grand Canyon National Park Officials Find Route Around Washed-Out Section Of North Kaibab Trail

You can attempt a rim-to-rim hike at Grand Canyon National Park now that a detour around a washed-out section of the North Kaibab Trail has been provided, but park officials caution that it's pretty narrow and "hazardous conditions exist."

Grand Canyon National Park Seeking Input On Fisheries Management Plans

How should fishing be managed in the Colorado River that runs through Grand Canyon National Park? What should the catch limits be, how should non-native species be addressed, and what should be done with endangered species struggling to survive?

Third Pipeline Break In A Week Halts Cross-Canyon Travel In Grand Canyon National Park

For the third time in a week, a pipeline carrying water below the rim in Grand Canyon National Park has broken. This time the break washed out a 45-foot section of the North Kaibab Trail, and park officials say that means cross-canyon travel won't be possible for the near future.

Exploring The Parks: Pipe Spring National Monument

A tiny waystation in Arizona took hold thanks to its precious commodity -- water. Today, visitors to Pipe Spring National Monument can explore the wondrous history of this place that dates to 300 B.C.

House GOP Uncovers Email Trail That Questions Data That Lead To Ban On Hard-rock Mining Near Grand Canyon National Park

An email trail uncovered by House Republicans voices the belief that the U.S. Bureau of Land Management relied more on "confusion and obfuscation" than science in justifying a 20-year ban on new hard-rock mining claims on 1 million acres surrounding Grand Canyon National Park.
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Interior Department Eyes Removal Of Non-Native Trout From Colorado River in Grand Canyon National Park

Non-native trout, while prized by anglers who fish the Colorado River below Glen Canyon Dam, threaten to wipe out native species in the river that can't compete with them. While Interior Department officials have a plan to remove the trout, it's effectiveness is being questioned.

Interior Department Announces Resumption Of High Flows From Glen Canyon Dam Into Colorado River

Top Interior Department officials, with an eye toward restoring some semblance of natural rhythms to Grand Canyon National Park, on Wednesday announced plans to resume high-flow releases from Glen Canyon Dam into the Colorado River.

Man Falls 600 Feet To His Death On South Rim Of Grand Canyon National Park

A visitor to Grand Canyon National Park fell approximately 600 feet to his death from the South Rim on Tuesday, according to park officials.
Before They In approaching Before They're Gone, A Family's Year-Long Quest to Explore America's Most Endangered National Parks, Michael Lanza desires to take his young son and daughter to places that most amazed him -- national parks -- before climate change alters their appearance too greatly.

Does Your Teen Want To Get Wet? Apply For The Rim-To-River Or Grand Inspiration Programs At Grand Canyon National Park

Floating the Colorado River through Grand Canyon National Park is a transformational expedition for many. If your teen is up for it, they can experience the wonders of the canyon on a trip organized by Grand Canyon Youth, a non-profit organized specifically to get youth into the park.

Make Your National Park Visit As Inexpensive As Possible

Travel in these days of a weak economy and high fuel costs can be expensive, but there are some ways that you can trim the costs of visiting your favorite national park.

National Travel And Tourism Strategy Provides Justification For More Investment In National Parks

A national strategy for building travel and tourism in the United States, with a goal of enticing more foreign visitors to come to America, touches in no small part on the role national parks play in tourism. And that, says the National Parks Conservation Association, is a perfect justification for investing more in the parks.

New Exhibits At Grand Canyon Visitor Center Will Help With Trip Planning, Understanding Cultural And Natural History

A makeover of the exhibits at the Grand Canyon Visitor Center near Mather Point on the park's South Rim will make it easier to plan a backcountry trek, and to learn about the canyon's cultural and natural histories.

Groups Win Chance To Intervene In Lawsuit Over Uranium Mining Around Grand Canyon National Park

Five groups, including the National Parks Conservation Association and the Sierra Club, are being allowed to intervene in a lawsuit challenging the Interior Department's decision to withdraw 1 million acres surrounding Grand Canyon National Park from uranium mining.

North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park To Open To Public On May 15

Snow is melting, the air is warming, and that means you'll soon be able to drive to the North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park.
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