Get some insider information from National Geographic Visitor Center staff on things to do while visiting the Grand Canyon.

Robert Dalegowski’s Watercolors Capture the Dry Essence of the Grand Canyon
Prescribed Burning to Take Place at Grand Canyon National Park’s North Rim
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North Rim Access Roads Reopen After Fuller Fire Contained in Area

A large wildfire caused by a lightning strike on June 29 has…
Excessive Heat Warning for Grand Canyon
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Excessive Heat Warning for Grand Canyon

Much of the United States has been extremely hot this July, and…
Pic Courtesy of Bright Angel Bikes
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Smart Shoppers Can Save on Grand Canyon Bike Rides

Lots of people hike at the Grand Canyon, but another way to explore…
Climate Change Plan Unveiled for Grand Canyon North Rim
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Climate Change Plan Unveiled for Grand Canyon North Rim

Concerns about climate change are often in the news, but the…
Well-Intentioned but Ignorant Visitors put Grand Canyon Fawn at Risk
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Well-Intentioned but Ignorant Visitors put Grand Canyon Fawn at Risk

Signs posted throughout the Grand Canyon warn visitors not to…
Grand Canyon Plane Crash 60 Years Ago Prompted Modern Air Safety
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Grand Canyon Plane Crash 60 Years Ago Prompted Modern Air Safety

At 10:31 in the morning on Saturday, June 30, 1956, two passenger…
Some of the Most Popular Movies Were Filmed at National Parks
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Some of the Most Popular Movies Were Filmed at National Parks

Although you probably noticed the natural beauty of the scenery,…
Blindness is No Deficiency for These Grand Canyon Hikers
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Blindness is No Deficiency for These Grand Canyon Hikers

Gabriela Orpinel is like many other women and men who make the…
The illusionary landscape at Grand Canyon National Park. Photo credit: Jonathan Irish
grand canyon water restrictions
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Grand Canyon Water Restrictions Implemented

A break in the transcanyon water pipeline prompted officials…
Young Bicyclists Ride Arizona Trail as Part of Education Program
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Young Bicyclists Ride Arizona Trail as Part of Education Program

During five days in early June, a group of eight students from…
Beer Honoring Cowboy Artist to be Sold at Grand Canyon
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Beer Honoring Cowboy Artist to be Sold at Grand Canyon

The work of cowboy artist William Dean Fausett (1913-1998) is…

Grand Canyon Competes for Preservation Grants

Twenty national parks, including Grand Canyon National Park,…
2016 Grand Canyon Star Party
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Amateur Astronomers Gather for Grand Canyon Star Party

Amateur astronomers from across the country will gather at the…
Oscar Richardson

Grand Canyon Spring 2016 Sweepstakes Winner Announced

Congratulations to Oscar Richardson from Schaumburg, IL for…
North rim opening May 15th 2016
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Grand Canyon North Rim Opens to Public

The North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park reopens to campers…
Grand Canyon Woman Denise Traver Teaches Women How to Backpack
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"Grand Canyon Woman” Teaches Backpacking to Other Women

If you’re a woman interested in learning the skills of backpacking,…

Grand Canyon Shuttle Service Extended Five Weeks

The free shuttle bus service connecting the Grand Canyon’s…
North rim opening May 15th 2016
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Grand Canyon North Rim Opens May 15th 2016

After its long winter closure, the North Rim of the Grand Canyon…
pink jeep tours around grand canyon
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Avoiding Long Lines at the Grand Canyon

Millions of visitors enjoy the awesome natural sites at Grand…
Earth Day Celebration
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Grand Canyon Commemorates Earth Day Anniversary

Grand Canyon National Park is holding a special public celebration…