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

grand canyon national park free on presidents day 2017

Grand Canyon National Park Free Presidents Day 2017

Visitors headed to the Grand Canyon National Park for the upcoming…
Two skydivers rescued near Grand canyon park

Skydivers Rescued from Snow Near Grand Canyon Park

Two skydivers rescued from heavy snow when they landed off-course…
Grand Canyon is Free to Visit on MLK Jr Day

Grand Canyon Waiving Fees in Honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Jan. 16, 2017

To commemorate both the birthday of the late great civil rights…
Las Vegas family helped Grand Canyon hit it's visitation milestone

Las Vegas Family Helped Grand Canyon Hit Visitation Milestone

Grand Canyon has outperformed its visitation record for the second…
Jacqueline Nikolish

Grand Canyon Summer 2016 Sweepstakes Winner Announced

Congratulations to Jacqueline Nikolish from Brooklyn, IA for…
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Holiday Trains Bring Good Cheer to Grand Canyon National Park

The holiday season is in full swing and everyone is getting into…
Prescribed Burning to Take Place at Grand Canyon National Park’s North Rim

Prescribed Burning to Take Place at Grand Canyon National Park’s North Rim

Grand Canyon National Park is taking advantage of the favorable…
Grand Canyon West Surpasses 1 Million Visitors in 2016

Grand Canyon West Surpasses 1 Million Visitors in 2016

The Grand Canyon has been a go-to vacation destination for generations,…
arizona highway to grand canyon closed for the winter

Arizona Highway to Grand Canyon National Park’s North Rim Closed

One of the main roadways to the Grand Canyon trails in the North…
Specimen of Snapbot in the Mojave Desert.

Snapbot Sighted at Grand Canyon National Park

Visitors of the Grand Canyon  have another souvenir to purchase.…
Grand Canyon Hiking Preparation Tips, Guidelines, and Warnings

Grand Canyon Hiking Preparation Tips, Guidelines, and Warnings

Going on a multi-day hike on the Grand Canyon trails can be a…
National parks can hire for summer, despite Trump freeze

Veterans Honored at Grand Canyon National Park on November 11th

November 11th is the day we honor the men and women who risked…
Election Polls Provided Deep Within Grand Canyon

Election Polls Provided Deep Within Grand Canyon

As Americans, we fight for the right for everyone’s voice to…
Rappelling Down to Clean Up the Grand Canyon

Rappelling Down to Clean Up the Grand Canyon

With over five million visitors walking through the Grand Canyon…
Prescribed Burning to Take Place at Grand Canyon National Park’s North Rim

The Reopening of a South Rim Highway and the Purpose of Controlled Fires

A previously closed highway connecting Flagstaff with the Grand…
Grand Canyon West Surpasses 1 Million Visitors in 2016

Taking a Trip Through Time at Grand Canyon National Park

Many people that visit the Grand Canyon trails are just enjoying…
The Grand Haunted History of the Canyon’s El Tovar Hotel

The Grand Haunted History of the Canyon’s El Tovar Hotel

When you’re going a vacation to Grand Canyon National Park…
grand canyon escalade aka tram

Navajo Nation Council Fights Proposed Grand Canyon National Park Tram

A proposed tramway along the Grand Canyon trails and rivers is…
Kickoff a Halloween Grand Canyon Tour with ‘Trunk or Treat’

Kickoff a Halloween Grand Canyon Tour with ‘Trunk or Treat’

Want to give the kids a memorable vacation? Ever wanted to experience…
Reasons to Raft the Grand Canyon’s South Rim

Reasons to Raft the Grand Canyon’s South Rim

Hiking the Grand Canyon trails is a wonderful experience, however…
Grand Canyon National Park Shuts Down North Rim For Winter

Grand Canyon National Park Shuts Down North Rim For Winter

The Grand Canyon National Park is starting to shut down many…
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Grand Canyon Weather Gives Man Internet Fame

You never know what sights you’ll see along the Grand Canyon…
Grand Canyon Facts and Tips When Watching Wildlife

Grand Canyon Facts and Tips When Watching Wildlife

While hiking along the Grand Canyon trails, you will see a lot…
Visitor Center's 2016 #PointstoPonder Photo Contest Entrants

National Geographic Visitor Center's 2016 #PointstoPonder Photo Contest Entrants

In case you didn't know, we had our first #PointstoPonder Photo…
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Aerial Tram Called Grand Canyon Escalade One Step Closer to Fruition

This  project—proposed in 2012—is a 420-acre tourist hub,…
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Musical Festival Going Down at Grand Canyon Aug 25 - Sept 10, 2016

The 33rd annual Grand Canyon Music Festival will will be going…
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Grand Canyon Offering Free Entry Aug 25th - Aug 28th 2016

The Grand Canyon offering free entry free activities to celebrate…
Citizenship at Grand Canyon

15 People from Around the World Granted Citizenship at Grand Canyon

15 immigrants from all over the world were granted their United…
Prescribed Burning to Take Place at Grand Canyon National Park’s North Rim

Fire at Grand Canyon North is Costing $10 Million

A wildfire that is burning at Grand Canyon North Rim for over…
Sen. John McCain meets with business leaders in Tucson Ariz May 31 2016

McCain Brings His Senate Campaign to the Grand Canyon

Like a number of other “establishment” Republicans disenchanted…