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 […]

Fire Restrictions Lifted at Grand Canyon and the Surrounding Areas

Good News! On July 8th the fire restrictions for the Grand Canyon and surrounding forest were lifted.  If you plan to camp you can have a campfire in designated areas but please make sure it is dead out before you leave it.  The best way to make sure a campfire is dead out is to […]

Fire Restrictions at Grand Canyon

Grand Canyon Forest Fire - North Rim

What type of fires are banned? Fire restrictions will go into effect at 8 a.m. on Friday June 13, 2014 and will be in effect in all areas of the National Park except the Colorado River corridor.  This means no fires of any kind will be allowed nor will charcoal barbecues.  The ban will be […]