Grand Canyon News You May Have Missed for Week of November 4th 2013

Free Entrance to Grand Canyon National Park Veteran’s Day Weekend If you’re planning a visit to the Grand Canyon this weekend you are in luck. Grand Canyon National Park offers fee-free entry during Veterans Day Weekend. Nov. 9-11, 2013

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Native American Heritage Month at Grand Canyon
The Grand Canyon National Park has a special event planned to celebrate National Native American Heritage Month. The celebrations will include presentations and demonstrations. The event is planned for November 14th, 2013

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12 Awe-Inspiring Grand Canyon Views
The aptly-named highest point on the North Rim overlooks the eastern Grand Canyon and Painted Desert. Point Imperial has long been a favorite park-ranger-recommended spot to photograph a breathtaking sunrise.

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‘Mule’ing it Over at the Grand Canyon Soon to be 94 years old, Jack McKinney proved Stein was right when he became the oldest person to trek down to Phantom Ranch on the back of a mule last month.

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Grand Canyon: A Huge Hole in the Government Shutdown
However, it appears the government has come up with a solution. President Obama announced today that work would begin immediately to fill the canyon with rocks and gravel.

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Grand Canyon Trail is Quite a Hike for 76-Year-Old Pearlington Great-Grandfather
At 76 years old, I figured long difficult hikes were a thing of the past.  “Be Prepared,” however, is the Boy Scout motto, and with five Eagle Scouts in the group, the Gravois family, was well-prepared to backpack the 22-mile round trip down the Grand Canyon Havasupai trail, located about 100 miles west of the Grand Canyon National Park

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Grand Canyon Railway Offers Holiday Magic on the Polar Express™
Beginning November 8, 2013, through January 4, 2014, families can experience the magic of the Polar Express ™, the classic children’s book by Chris Van Allsburg.

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