Grand Canyon News Week of June 16th 2014

A New Guide to the Grand Canyon by Wheelchair
Wheelchair users might not think of the Grand Canyon as a place to visit comfortably, but the accessible-travel writer Candy Harrington says it can be done in “Barrier-Free Travel: The Grand Canyon for Wheelers and Slow Walkers.”

Source: In Transit New York Times
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Park the car and visit the Grand Canyon by rail
The drive to the Grand Canyon’s South Rim is easy enough. Get to Flagstaff and it’s only about 90 miles across Arizona’s high country. But why drive when you can ride a train, especially one like the Grand Canyon Railway?

Source: Dallas News
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Group Wants Grizzly Bear Back in Grand Canyon, Other Areas of South West
The grizzly bear, a true icon of the American West and a sometimes nasty reputation, should be returned to the Grand Canyon, an environmental group insists.

Source: ExploretheCanyon.com
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Endangered Razorback Sucker Fish Found Spawning in Grand Canyon
Researchers sampling for fish were surprised but happy to see the endangered razorback sucker fish spawning in Grand Canyon National Park.

Source: ExploretheCanyon.com
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The Incredible Oasis at the End of a Hike to the Bottom of the Grand Canyon
Most people only see the Grand Canyon from above, looking out from a viewing platform on the South Rim near the visitor center.

Source: The Jaunted
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Grand Canyon hosts 24th annual ‘Star Party’2014
Have you ever been to the annual Grand Canyon Star Party? If not, you should check it out this June 21 to June 28 at the South Rim and North Rim of the Grand Canyon.

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Source: ExploretheCanyon.com
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