Grand Canyon News Week of Oct 1, 2019

Grand Canyon is the Dark Sky Place of the Year. Here’s why that’s big
Grand Canyon National Park has been named Dark Sky Place of the Year by the International Dark-Sky Association. The park earned Dark Sky status in June after a six-year effort to replace nearly 3,500 light fixtures and perform other updates in the 1.2 million-acre park.

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Grand Canyon National Park’s North Rim Transitions to Reduced Services
Grand Canyon National Park’s North Rim will transition to seasonally reduced services beginning at noon on Oct. 16, 2019. Grand Canyon National Park would like to remind the public to plan accordingly if they intend to visit the North Rim after Oct. 15.


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Man, 28, jumps to death at Grand Canyon Skywalk
A 28-year-old man jumped to his death at the Grand Canyon Skywalk on Saturday, prompting officials to shut down the tourist attraction.

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Into the Deep on the Bright Angel Trail
A family hikes to the bottom of the Grand Canyon, discovering there’s more than meets the eye.

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How to Plan a Grand Canyon Stargazing Trip
The Grand Canyon is one of the world’s most famous natural formations. This 277-mile-long and up to 18-mile wide canyon is considered to be the 8th Wonder of the World. Every year, millions of visitors come from around the world to view this geological marvel.

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A Grand Canyon Rim Comparison
The South Rim or the West Rim?
The Grand Canyon hosts millions of visitors each year at both its South and West Rims, but many do not realize that these regions rims differ greatly not only in their unique rock formations and wildlife, but in the sightseeing opportunities and activities available there.

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