Tease photo

Navajo Nation: No backcountry permits for Little Colorado River until Oct. 1

Citing inclement weather and frequent flash flooding, the Navajo Nation Parks and Recreation office will not issue any Backcountry Use Permits for Little Colorado River Gorge Navajo Tribal Park until Oct. 1.

Tease photo

Grand Canyon School: Students return to class

Grand Canyon Students returned to school Aug. 1.

Tease photo

Wayne Ranney receives 2018 Grand Canyon Historical Society Pioneer Award

The Grand Canyon Historical Society (GCHS) presented its highest honor, the Pioneer Award, to Grand Canyon geologist and author Wayne Ranney at its annual picnic at Shoshone Point July 8.

Tease photo

Around the Canyon: Week of Aug. 8

Around the Canyon: Week of Aug. 8

Tease photo

Obi Fire on North Rim grows to 1,750 acres

As of July 30, the Obi Fire on the North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park has grown to about 950 acres.

Tease photo

AZGFD: Misinformation only stalls successful Mexican wolf recovery​​​​​​​

Scientists involved in Mexican wolf recovery say environmental groups distributing old and faulty data that calls for the release of captive adult wolves are not helping the recovery of the endangered subspecies.

Tease photo

Around the Canyon: Week of Aug. 1

Around the Canyon: Week of Aug. 1

Tease photo

Visitors spent record $23 billion in Arizona last year

More people visited Arizona last year than ever before and spent record amounts of money according to research released July 25 by the Arizona Office of Tourism.

Tease photo

Obi Fire on Grand Canyon National Park North Rim Grows to 435 Acres

The Obi Fire, which started on July 21st, is approximately 435 acres.

Tease photo

Imperial Fire contained on North Rim of Grand Canyon

On July 18 Grand Canyon National Park fire crews discovered a wildfire on the North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park.

Tease photo

It can't rain all the time... monsoon photos from the rim

Monsoon season lights up the north and south rims with summer storms.

Tease photo

Robert and Elvira Arnberger inducted into Grand Canyon Historical Society Hall of Fame

Each year, the Grand Canyon Historical Society (GCHS) honors those who have contributed to the betterment of the Grand Canyon National Park and community through selfless service.

Tease photo

Grand Canyon School starts Aug.1 — are you ready?

It's that time of year again - teachers are in high gear, children are groaning and parents are secretly rejoicing.

Tease photo

Around the Canyon: Week of July 18

Around the Canyon: Week of July 18

Tease photo

Grand Canyon National Park considers replacing Maswik Lodge

With a history dating back to the Fred Harvey era, Maswik Lodge has been a staple at the Grand Canyon since 1927.

Tease photo

Fire bans, closures lifted across Kaibab, Coconino Forests

Grand Canyon National Park remains in Stage 1 restrictions all year

Significant and widespread precipitation south of the Grand Canyon has allowed the Kaibab National Forest to lift all fire restrictions across the Williams and Tusayan Ranger Districts as of July 11, as well as the area closure of the Bill Williams Mountain watershed.

Tease photo

Fire restrictions lifted on portions of Kaibab and Coconino forests July 11

WILLIAMS, Ariz. - Because of significant and widespread precipitation south of the Grand Canyon, the Kaibab National Forest will lift all fire restrictions across the Williams and Tusayan Ranger Districts at 8 a.m.

Tease photo

Coconino County voters to consider judge selection process

Voters in a northern Arizona county will decide if five superior court judges are selected through a merit-based system.

Tease photo

Lightning strike sparks wildfire near North Rim

Lightning strikes from the arrival of monsoon thunderstorms are responsible for starting seven fires on the North Kaibab Ranger District July 7.

Tease photo

Around the Canyon: Week of July 11

Around the Canyon: Week of July 11

Tease photo

Park rangers remind visitors to enjoy Grand Canyon safely

Recent visitor deaths attributed to unsafe selfies, heat exposure

While the Grand Canyon is a fun, safe destination for family vacations, road trip stopovers and hiking trips of a lifetime, park rangers would like to remind visitors that fatalities can and do happen and urge them to recreate safely.

Tease photo

Grand Canyon Pride takes center stage at Fourth of July festivities

The Grand Canyon Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau handed out trophies for the best floats in Tusayan’s Fourth of July parade.

Tease photo

Man identified in fatal fall at Grand Canyon

Grand Canyon National Park has identified the person who died in a fall at Grand Canyon this week as 24-year-old Andrey Privin, from Buffalo Grove, Illinois.

Tease photo

7 Fourth of July Facts

The Declaration of Independence wasn't official until Aug. 2, 1776

Tease photo

Online passes available for Grand Canyon National Park

During peak visiting season, lines at the Grand Canyon National Park entrance gate can become frustratingly long as visitors pay their entrance fees.

Tease photo

Pump repaired: Grand Canyon National Park to ease water restrictions on North Rim

A malfunctioning pump that supplies water to the North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park has been repaired and the park is beginning a phased-in approach to easing water restrictions over the next several days.

Tease photo

BLM issues Stage 1 fire restrictions for Arizona Strip district

Areas affected include Grand Canyon-Parashant, Vermillion Cliffs National Monuments

The Bureau of Land Management Arizona Strip District issued Stage 1 fire restrictions June 20, which include the Grand Canyon Parashant-National Monument (BLM/NPS), Vermilion Cliffs National Monument and Arizona Strip Field Office.

Tease photo

Around the Canyon: Week of June 27

Around the Canyon: Week of June 27

Tease photo

Photo highlights: Grand Canyon kids take a lesson at British Soccer Camp

Grand Canyon youth participated in Challenger British Soccer Camp June 4-8 at the school soccer field.

Tease photo

Photo highlights: Kaibab Learning Center holds preschool graduation

Preschoolers say goodbye to Kaibab Learning Center May 31 at its annual graduation ceremony.

Tease photo

Around the Canyon: Week of June 20

Around the Canyon: Week of June 20

Tease photo

Smart hiking essential in Arizona's summer heat

Visitors to Grand Canyon, especially inner canyon hikers, mule riders, and backpackers, need to prepare for excessively hot days in the coming weeks.

Tease photo

Around the Canyon: Week of June 13

Around the Canyon: Week of June 13

Tease photo

Letter to the Editor: Thank you Grand Canyon for contributing to our third-grade Virginia state fair project

Dear people of the great state of Arizona, this past February, my third-grade students wrote letters to small-town newspapers around our country.

Tease photo

Grand Canyon panorama mural recently completed at Canyon Plaza hotel

Prescott artist Peter Timper recently completed a panoramic view of the Grand Canyon on a wall overlooking the lobby of the Canyon Plaza Resort Hotel.

Tease photo

Kaibab National Forest, Grand Canyon National Park to implement additional fire restrictions starting June 8

The U.S. Forest Service and National Park Service will implement additional fire restrictions, also known as Stage II fire restrictions, across the North Kaibab Ranger District, and the South Rim, North Rim and Inner Canyon of Grand Canyon National Park beginning at 8 a.m. June 8.

Tease photo

Kaibab Lodge scheduled to host annual Star Party

If traveling through the North Kaibab Ranger District on June 9 through 16, you are invited to come to experience the dark skies of the Kaibab Plateau during this year’s annual Star Party, hosted by the Kaibab Lodge, Kaibab National Forest, and the Saguaro Astronomy Club (SAC).

Tease photo

Fourth graders join Kaibab National Forest’s Citizen Science Project

Outfitted with Amazon Fire tablets and knowledge of the Kaibab National Forest’s 2018 Citizen Science Project through the iNaturalist app, 16 students from Fredonia Elementary School wrapped up the school year with a day-trip roaming among the trees and open meadow at Pleasant Valley in the North Kaibab Ranger District of Kaibab National Forest, May 17.

Tease photo

Around the Canyon: Week of June 6

Around the Canyon: Week of June 6

Tease photo

Fire danger very high at Grand Canyon National Park

With fire restrictions in effect across much of northern Arizona, including Grand Canyon National Park’s neighbors Coconino County, Arizona state lands in the county, and the Kaibab National Forest, NPS fire managers remind visitors and residents that fire danger in the park is very high.

Tease photo

Bear activity increases across Arizona, two cubs relocated

There’s no doubt about it, bears are on the move across Arizona.

Tease photo

Photo highlights: Big E’s Steakhouse & Saloon celebrates 6th anniversary May 8

Big E’s Steakhouse and Saloon celebrated its 6th anniversary May 8.

Tease photo

I-17 closed overnight at I-40 interchange for bridge improvement May 29

Interstate 17 will close overnights at the I-17/I-40 interchange in Flagstaff for the next two weeks while crews set up support structures in order to replace the I-40 bridge decks.

Tease photo

You go, squirrel: Give wildlife a safe space to work for the camera

Rangers at Grand Canyon have responded to several human-animal interactions in the last few weeks, one of which resulted in serious, but not life-threatening injuries to a visitor.

Prev