Grand Canyon News Week of Jun 18, 2018

Grand Canyon News Week of Jun 18, 2018

National park searches, rescues costing millions, figures show
Search and rescue operations in America’s national parks cost taxpayers more than $3 million last year, with the Grand Canyon in Arizona and Yosemite in California leading the way for most reported incidents, according to National Park Service statistics.

Source: www.foxnews.com
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National parks: Tour five parks in 360 degrees
Visiting one of America’s spectacular national parks isn’t always easy, especially during the summer when crowds are at their peak.

Source: www.usatoday.com
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Water pump fixed, but Grand Canyon north rim restrictions remain
A pump that supplies water to the Grand Canyon’s North Rim has been repaired.

Source: www.reviewjournal.com
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In The Grand Canyon, Mules Rule
Thousands of years ago, in what’s now the country of Turkey, historians say someone decided to breed a horse with a donkey. Thus the mule was born.

Source: www.wbur.org
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YUM! There’s a restaurant under the Grand Canyon
Welcome to the Caverns Grotto at Grand Canyon Caverns! Make your reservation early because the cave only has four tables and seats 16 guests.

Source: www.abc15.com
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Fourth of July festivites, parade and laser light show coming to Tusayan
As summer kicks into high gear, plans for Tusayan’s annual Fourth of July festivities are underway. This year, in addition to food, activities and a parade, the event will feature a laser light show.

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How Many Beefalo Is Too Many Beefalo?
The sight of bison grazing on the Kaibab Plateau, on the north rim of the Grand Canyon, conjures iconic images of the western frontier.

Source: www.sierraclub.org
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