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Kaibab Suspension Bridge Closed to Foot Traffic during Repair Work; Detours in Place

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 15:28
The Kaibab Suspension Bridge, also called the Black Bridge, will close to foot traffic while trail crews replace wood decking and tread boards. https://www.nps.gov/grca/learn/news/repairs-close-black-bridge.htm

Grand Canyon National Park North Rim Yurt Permanently Closed

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 11:21
Grand Canyon National Park has closed the yurt located at CC Hill on the North Rim effective September 21, 2017 for safety concerns. https://www.nps.gov/grca/learn/news/20171003-grand-canyon-nr-yurt-permanently-closed.htm

Grand Canyon National Park to Waive Entrance Fees for National Public Lands Day

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 15:27
Grand Canyon National Park will join national park sites around the country in celebrating National Public Lands Day with free entrance to the park. Entrance fees will be waived for all visitors arriving to Grand Canyon National Park on Saturday, September 30, 2017. https://www.nps.gov/grca/learn/news/fee-free-national-public-lands-day.htm

Grand Canyon National Park North Rim to Begin Seasonal Closures; Will Stay Open for Day Use

Thu, 09/28/2017 - 14:28
North Rim operations will begin seasonal shut-down of most visitor services on Sunday, October 15. https://www.nps.gov/grca/learn/news/north-rim-to-close.htm

Public invited to release of California Condors

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 12:54
VERMILION CLIFFS, Ariz. – California Condors will be released to the wild in the Vermilion Cliffs National Monument in northern Arizona at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 30. The public is welcome to observe the release from a viewing area where spotting scopes will be set up and project personnel will be available to answer questions. https://www.nps.gov/grca/learn/news/public-invited-to-release-of-california-condors.htm

Man sentenced for DUI

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 11:55
After pleading guilty to several charges, a man was sentenced to imprisonment and supervised probation during a recent court hearing. Nathan D. Goodman, age 36, is also banned from Grand Canyon National Park. https://www.nps.gov/grca/learn/news/man-sentenced-for-dui.htm

Lisa Carrico Selected as Deputy Superintendent

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 13:43
Lisa Carrico, a 33-year veteran of the National Park Service (NPS), has been selected as Deputy Superintendent of Operations and Science at Grand Canyon National Park. https://www.nps.gov/grca/learn/news/lisa-carrico-selected-as-deputy-superintendent.htm

National Park Service to Reduce Bison Herd at Grand Canyon National Park

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 09:51
The National Park Service (NPS) will work with cooperating agencies and partners to reduce the size of the bison herd on the North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park. https://www.nps.gov/grca/learn/news/09-06-17-nps-to-reduce-bison-herd-at-grand-canyon-nat-park.htm

National Park Service Selects Three Companies to Provide River Logistics at Grand Canyon National Park

Fri, 09/08/2017 - 09:41
The National Park Service has selected three companies to provide logistical services in support of administrative river missions along the Colorado River within Grand Canyon National Park. The apparent awardees are Ceiba Adventures, Inc, Colorado River & Trails Expeditions, and Grand Canyon Whitewater, LLC. https://www.nps.gov/grca/learn/news/2017-09-08-nps-selects-river-logistics-companies.htm

Grand Canyon National Park to Celebrate Founder's Day with Fee Free Entrance

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 09:21
Grand Canyon National Park will join national park sites around the country in celebrating Founder's Day with free entrance to the park. https://www.nps.gov/grca/learn/news/founders-day-fee-free-entrance.htm

Updated: Water Treatment Advisory Lifted

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 08:30
Hydration while hiking is critical to human health- ensure that you are drinking enough water for physical activity. https://www.nps.gov/grca/learn/news/updated-water-treatment-advisory-lifted.htm

Updated: Water Treatment Advisory

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 09:16
Hydration while hiking is critical to human health-- ensure that you are drinking enough water for physical activity. Grand Canyon National Park is advising hikers that they need to treat their drinking water at the following locations: Cottonwood Campground Manzinita Resthouse https://www.nps.gov/grca/learn/news/update-water-treatment-advisory.htm

Water Treatment Advisory

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 18:09
Grand Canyon National Park is advising hikers that they need to treat their drinking water at the following locations: Indian Garden **NEW LOCATION** Cottonwood Campground Manzinita Resthouse https://www.nps.gov/grca/learn/news/water-treatment-advisory.htm

New Short Film Teaches Visitors about "Living with Fire in the Grand Canyon"

Mon, 08/07/2017 - 15:22
Visitors to Grand Canyon National Park can now learn more about the role wildland fire plays at Grand Canyon. https://www.nps.gov/grca/learn/news/short-wildland-fire-film.htm

Body Located Near Black Bridge in Grand Canyon National Park

Thu, 08/03/2017 - 07:02
On Wednesday afternoon search and rescue crews located a body believed to be Sarah Beadle of Fort Worth, TX. https://www.nps.gov/grca/learn/news/body-located-near-black-bridge.htm

Missing Person Search at Grand Canyon National Park

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 10:56
The National Park Service is conducting a missing person's search within Grand Canyon National Park. https://www.nps.gov/grca/learn/news/missing-person-at-grand-canyon.htm

Grand Canyon National Park Seeks River Logistics Contracts

Wed, 07/05/2017 - 09:32
The National Park Service announces a solicitation for award of up to three contracts to provide logistical services in support of administrative river trips along the Colorado River within Grand Canyon National Park. https://www.nps.gov/grca/learn/news/2017-07-05-grand-canyon-seeks-river-contracts.htm

National Park Service Seeks Public Input on the Trans-Canyon Water Distribution Pipeline Project at Grand Canyon National Park

Wed, 07/05/2017 - 09:19
The National Park Service (NPS) is seeking public comment on a proposal to replace the obsolete Trans-Canyon Water Distribution Pipeline (Pipeline). The analysis of the project to replace the Pipeline and development of alternatives through an environmental assessment (EA) is required under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). https://www.nps.gov/grca/learn/news/2017-07-05-pipeline-public-comment-sought.htm