Happy 97th Birthday – 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!

Grand Canyon White Water Rafting 1 Day Review

Hualapai River Runners

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 […]

Expect Long Waits at South Rim Entrance Station This Weekend

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 […]

South Rim Walkway Temporarily Closed for Repair

The Park Service has announced that beginning today (July 1, 2015) the South Rim walkway and stairs between the South Rim train depot and the historic El Tovar Hotel will be closed until repairs can be made.  Construction is expected to be complete by October 31st.  In the mean time, a detour will be in […]

Safety Tips When Camping Outdoors

When you and the family are roughing it, it is important to stay alert and aware when you’re having fun. If you hear thunder seek shelter immediately, such as a nearby large building. Remember that the forests can contain snakes, wasps, and even bears, so take proper precautions. For more tips on staying safe when […]