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Grand Canyon Shuttle Service Extended Five Weeks

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

Grand Canyon North Rim Opens May 15th 2016

After its long winter closure, the North Rim of the 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

Grand Canyon Commemorates Earth Day Anniversary

Grand Canyon National Park is holding a special public celebration…
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Grand Canyon Stamp Honors NPS Centennial

The U.S. Postal Service is honoring the 100th anniversary of…
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Grand Canyon National Park is Need of Volunteers for 2016 Earth Day

Spring is in the air, bringing lots opportunities for us to delve…
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More WiFi and Cell Phone Connections in National Parks?

The National Park Service (NPS) is examining the possibility…
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Grand Canyon Backcountry Comment Period Extended

The period for submitting public comments on proposals to revise…
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Tandem Skydiving to be Offered at Grand Canyon

Grand Canyon visitors will have the opportunity to jump out of…
Moving company: Arizona second-most popular for 2016 relocation

$48 Million in Centennial Challenge Projects Announced by NPS

In early February, the National Park Service (NPS) announced…
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Drought-Caused Knickpoint Rapids Create Challenges for Rafters and NPS

The lengthy, severe drought affecting much of the Western United…
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Controversy Over Proposed Grand Canyon Buffer

A plan proposed by an Arizona congressman to add a protective…

Webinar and Open House for New Grand Canyon Backcountry Management Plan

Members of the public can participate in a webinar on Monday,…
Grand Canyon Rafting

Lottery for 2017 Rafting Trips Open Through February 24

Experienced rafters aged 18 or older have until February 24 to…
Grand Canyon River Rafting

Drinking and Rafting in the Grand Canyon Do Not Always Go Together

If you want to drink alcohol during your breath-taking, heart-pounding…
Google Street View Shrinks the World: See the Grand Canyon, Mount Rushmore in Miniature

See the Grand Canyon in Miniature in Hamburg, Germany

Miniatur Wunderland—an extremely popular attraction inside…
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18 Inches of Snow Fall on the South Rim

2016 began with a big white wallop for the Grand Canyon as a…
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Grand Canyon is Free to Visit on MLK Jr Day

To commemorate both the birthday of the late great civil rights…
Grand Canyon National Park Participates in 127th Rose Parade

Grand Canyon National Park Participates in 127th Rose Parade

Grand Canyon National Park (GCNP) marked the 100th anniversary…

Grand Canyon News Week of Dec 28th 2015

Grand Canyon National Park Participates in 127th Rose Parade Grand…

Grand Canyon is One of Many National Parks Open for Winter Activities

People looking for outdoor adventures and excitement could hardly…

2015 was a Record Year for Grand Canyon West Visitors

A milestone was reached by Grand Canyon West visitors on December…
57% of Americans did not know that the Grand Canyon is in Arizona.

Americans' Knowledge of Famous U.S. Sites Is Not So Hot

Americans love traveling across their country on fun family vacations—but…
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Ratz, the Grand Canyon Mule—and the El Tovar Waiter

The mules of the Grand Canyon have long served as a popular form…

Martin's Boat Movie Honors Conservationist Martin Litton

The late conservationist and whitewater rafting pioneer Martin…
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Grand Canyon Officials Making Plans to Improve Backcountry Experience

The public has until February 24, 2016, to comment on proposals…
The Grand Haunted History of the Canyon’s El Tovar Hotel

El Tovar Hotel at the South Rim: Offering Elegance for 100 Years

One hundred years after opening its doors, the world-class El…
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Northern Arizona Could Collect $51 Million Annually if Bill Passes

According to a November report by the firm BBC Research and Consulting,…
Tammy OHagan Grand Canyon Sweepstakes Winner

Grand Canyon 2015 Sweepstakes Winner Announced

Congratulations to Tammy OHagan from Thorton, West Virginia for…

Five Misconceptions About the Grand Canyon's North Rim

Each year, approximately half a million visitors trek to the…