Rainbow Bridge Receives New Designation According to a recent news article, Rainbow Bridge has drawn national attention for its cultural significance to a group of Native American people including the Navajo, Hopi, Paiute, Zuni and Ute tribes. The National Park Service has named the bridge a Traditional Cultural Property because of its cultural significance to some American Indian tribes. It is now listed in the National Register of Historic Places. Annually there are about 86,000 people who visit the bridge. Anyone who has visited can tell you about the amazing and beautiful … [Read more...]
Latest News for Your Vacation Planning
You will find the latest updates and news about the Grand Canyon here. Many questions are asked daily at GrandCanyon.com and we enjoy answering them. You will find items of interest, photo's, video's and other answers below that we've shared with previous travelers and visitors to the Grand Canyon.
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...]