Annual Flooding of Grand Canyon

Flooding the Grand Canyon

Release Scheduled for 2014 If you will be in the East Rim area during the next couple of days (November 11 to 13th) you may be able to witness the release of water from Glen Canyon Dam that will flood the Grand Canyon via the Colorado River.  Flooding began yesterday.  Water has been released during November […]

What is Monsoon Season at the Grand Canyon?

Description of Arizona’s Monsoon Season Generally when people speak of monsoons it brings a mental image of the horrendous torrential rains that plague Southeastern Asia.  In Arizona we speak of monsoon rains when we have thunderstorms that produce  two or three inches of rain in an hour or a day because generally Arizona gets less than 10 […]

Steaming to the Grand Canyon

Replication of 1902 Steam Car Ride To Canyon Two brothers from England are steaming to the Grand Canyon South Rim today and tomorrow. (August 26 & 27, 2014)  They bought the Toledo Steam Car in Michigan at an auction in 2004 and have spent the past eight years restoring it.  Now they are re-creating a […]

Havasupai Falls Arizona

 Havasupai Falls Arizona – 2020 Do you want to go to Havasupai in 2020? It’s time to get ready! Havasupai Campground reservations for all arrival dates from March 1, 2020 and onwards will become available on Saturday February 1, 2020. After 8:00am at HavasupaiReservations.com. Now, last year, it all sold out within 30 minutes…it […]

Grand Canyon Mail by Mule

Have you heard about the only places in the USA that mail is still delivered by mule? Ironically they are both in the Grand Canyon.  If you decide to hike, take the mule-ride to the bottom of the canyon or take a multiple-day white water rafting tour, chances are you will have the chance to […]