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

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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…
Robert Dalegowski’s Watercolors Capture the Dry Essence of the Grand Canyon

Robert Dalegowski’s Watercolors Capture the Dry Essence of the Grand Canyon

Arizona’s Grand Canyon, and the Southwestern United States…
Prescribed Burning to Take Place at Grand Canyon National Park’s North Rim

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

Excessive Heat Warning for Grand Canyon

Much of the United States has been extremely hot this July, and…
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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…
Grand Canyon Caverns Feature Many Fascinating and Unusual Sites

Grand Canyon Caverns Feature Many Fascinating and Unusual Sites

The online site of USA Today recently showcased a series of 30…
Climate Change Plan Unveiled for Grand Canyon North Rim

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

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

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

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

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

Former NASA Employee Describes Her Exploration of the Grand Canyon

“Its canyon walls have stories that we will never hear and…
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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

Young Bicyclists Ride Arizona Trail as Part of Education Program

During five days in early June, a group of eight students from…
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Native Wildlife” Status Supported for Grand Canyon Bison

A herd of about 600 bison in Grand Canyon National Park should…

Grand Canyon National Geographic Visitor Center Receives Certificate of Excellence From TripAdvisor.com

The Grand Canyon National Geographic Visitor Center has been…
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Wildfire Burns Over 1,500 Acres North of Grand Canyon

A massive wildfire spread by the wind has burned approximately…
4th of July 2016 Expected to be Parks's Busiest Weekend Ever

4th of July Parade and Party in Tusayan to Feature Michael Grimm

Tusayan’s 38th annual Fourth of July parade and party this…
Beer Honoring Cowboy Artist to be Sold at Grand Canyon

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

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…
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Ways to Make Memorial Day Visit to Grand Canyon Easier

The Memorial Day weekend is one of the busiest, most crowded…
North rim opening May 15th 2016

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

"Grand Canyon Woman” Teaches Backpacking to Other Women

If you’re a woman interested in learning the skills of backpacking,…
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Window Cleaners Polish Skywalk High Above Grand Canyon

People who work in big cities are used to seeing window cleaners…
Yavapai Lodge

May 5 Prescribed Burn to be Visible from Grand Canyon Village

Every spring, fire managers conduct several prescribed burns…