Cape Royal road CLOSED; North Rim Lodge area remains OPEN The Cape Royal road on the North Rim of the Grand Canyon is currently closed until further notice due to a lightning-caused fire located north of Fuller Canyon Road, about three miles west/southwest of Point Imperial. Firefighters conducted an aerial reconnaissance flight July 12 and estimate the Fuller Fire on the North Rim is around 1,324 acres. The North Rim Lodge and Developed Area remains open. On July 13, the following closures will be implemented for public safety. The Point Imperial Road will be closed at the … [Read more...]
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The Grand Canyon Chamber & Visitors Bureau is hosting this years 4th of July Celebration Parade & Party in Tusayan, Arizona. Located near the South Entrance gate to the South Rim, the Parade time is at 2:30pm. The party will be from 3-7pm on the paved parking lot in-between the IMAX Theater and RP’s Stage Stop.
We will be celebrating 100 Years of the National Park Service for both the parade and party. This year, we are very excited to have Michael Grimm, the season five winner of America's Got Talent, performing at our party with local band Exit 64.
2016 4th of July Events near Grand Canyon
Flagstaff 4th of July Events for 2016 - Fireworks at the Continental Country Club details
Page 4th of July Events for 2016 - Fireworks over Lake Powell National Golf Course
Williams 4th of July Events for 2016
Hard to believe that on this day 97 years ago, Grand Canyon became a National Park. This view is of park ranger Tex Worley at Francois Matthes Point. Color photo NPS/S.Bridgehouse Posted by Grand Canyon National Park on Friday, February 26, 2016 Happy 97th Birthday Grand Canyon! … [Read more...]
Multi-Day white water rafting trips require planning well in advance. Usually, at least 1 year. Now, you can experience the only one day white water rafting grand canyon with the Hualapai River Runners. Grand Canyon White Water Rafting 1 Day Grand Canyon white water rafting one day trips are the latest exciting way to enjoy rafting adventure in the Canyon. This adventure requires a fraction of the time that the Multi-Day Rafting adventures take. Now you can be picked up in Williams, Arizona near Interstate 40, and just 60 miles from the South Rim of the Grand Canyon, and enjoy the … [Read more...]
Visitation to the South Rim of the Grand Canyon in 2015 is already up compared to 2014. That means that you should expect long waits at South Rim Entrance Station this 4th of July Weekend according to a news release from the National Park Service. They have some suggestions for ways to avoid some of the crowds and we have a few other suggestions as well. They recommend that visitors coming from outside the Park (Tusayan, Williams, Flagstaff, or just driving up for the day) park their vehicle in Tusayan and ride the shuttle from there into the Park. Another suggestion for avoiding the … [Read more...]