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The confluence of the Colorado and the Little Colorado rivers in the Grand Canyon is one of many attractions of Grand Canyon National Park. The state has paid hundreds of thousands - and is ready to pay more if needed - to keep the park open during federal government shutdowns. (Photo by Sophia ...
As with last month's shutdown, Grand Canyon National Park will remain open. A spokesman for Gov. Doug Ducey said the state of Arizona will again put up its own money to make sure the park remains open. The state already wired about $188,000 to the Department of Interior to keep Grand Canyon open ...

On Feb. 1, the National Park Service began accepting applications for non-commercial river trip permits to raft the Colorado River through Grand Canyon National Park. The permits are for specific launch dates within calendar year 2019. A total of 468 permits will be available for 12- to 25-day river trips.
(It's prohibited inside Grand Canyon National Park.) The whine of engines melds with the thrum of rotors beating against the air as helicopters take off and land every few minutes at the airstrip. Tours range from 12 minutes to 2½ hours, and some include a landing inside the Grand Canyon. One of the most ...
Travelers planning to visit Grand Canyon National Park should decide whether they're interested in hiking, whitewater rafting, or camping -- all of which are very weather dependent, and may be better suited for certain times of year. Whether you're looking for an adrenaline-pumping experience on the ...
Doug Ducey, center, gives his State of the State address flanked by House Speaker J.D. Mesnard, left, R-Chandler, and Senate President Steve Yarbrough, right, R-Chandler, at the Capitol, in Phoenix on Jan. 8. State officials on Friday, Jan. 19, guaranteed that the Grand Canyon National Park will remain ...

FILE - In this Oct. 5, 2013, file photo, the Grand Canyon National Park is covered in the morning sunlight as seen from a helicopter near Tusayan, Ariz. Arizona officials on Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, guaranteed that the Grand Canyon National Park will remain in full operation if Congress fails to pass a budget ...
If you're thinking about enjoying a weekend outdoors, you might want to check to see if the place you're headed is even open. On Saturday, hours after the start of the partial government shutdown, dozens of national parks nationwide closed their gates and turned visitors away. Others have partial services ...
The North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park is where researchers from Northern Arizona University and Grand Canyon National Park have been ... Xanterra Parks & Resorts has released a statement saying its doors will be open for business at Grand Canyon National Park even if there is a federal ...
If your weekend getaway involves a trip to the Grand Canyon, you might have to reschedule. This weekend's potential government shutdown would temporarily close all national parks and monuments. Funding is set to run out at midnight Friday unless Congress passes a spending bill and President ...
We are former superintendents of Grand Canyon National Park. We managed the park with pride for current and future generations of the American public -- the park's true owners. We are dismayed that the current administration is considering putting one of the most iconic places in our nation, indeed in ...
GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - Grand Canyon National Park implemented water conservation measures after experiencing a water pump issue Dec. 29. At Level 2, mandatory measures require that all concessions operations switch to disposable dishes and utensils, alter menus to use less water for food ...
Grand Canyon National Park has imposed mandatory water conservation measures due to a water pump failure. With the pump inoperable, park officials say water is not flowing to the South Rim so conservation guidelines were implemented for all consumers on the South Rim, Desert View and Hermit's ...
Grand Canyon National Park - A highly competitive lottery for self-guided river rafting trips through the Grand Canyon has opened. The National Park Service says 468 permits are available for specific launch dates in 2019. Anyone 18 or older can apply. Additional draws are held for trips that are ...
GettyImages-647216388 The South Rim of the Grand Canyon in Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona, on February 13, 2017. RHONA WISE/AFP/Getty. The Grand Canyon's headwaters supply our tribe's sole source of drinking water and support our tourist-based economy. The whole canyon is our home, ...
GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Grand Canyon National Park visitors can get into the park free today, Jan. 15. Park Service officials remind visitors that fee-free means entrance only and does not affect fees for camping, reservations, tours or use of concessions. Park entrance ...

(AP) -- Grand Canyon National Park is preparing to begin the annual phasedown of services on the North Rim before its Dec. 1 winter closure.
Passengers get off a Papillon Grand Canyon Helicopter after flying to the western part of Grand Canyon National Park, at the airport in Boulder ...
Arizona's Grand Canyon National Park is nothing short of a natural spectacle. Millennia have carved a geological masterpiece rising 7,000 feet ...
It will soon bring solitude to Grand Canyon National Park's North Rim, a relatively quiet place compared to its sister rim to the south. At about 9 ...
Grand Canyon National Park staff invite visitors to participate in daily ranger programs at the North Rim and Grand Canyon Visitor Center, ...
Several locations within Grand Canyon National Park will be without water or on stored water until at least Monday while crews repair another ...
Bison graze in Kaibab National Forest, adjacent to the Grand Canyon, in northern Arizona. Kaibab National Forest via AP. FLAGSTAFF, Ariz.
Grand Canyon National Park will reduce the size of its bison herd through culling, trapping and moving the animals to other locations, the ...
The monument borders the Grand Canyon National Park in Northwest Arizona. The National Park Service touts the Parashant for its solitude ...
A Grand Canyon National Park spokeswoman says a body believed to be a missing 38-year-old Texas woman was found less than 450 yards ...
GRAND CANYON (KTAB/KRBC) - A North Texas doctor has been reported missing in the Grand Canyon. According to NBCDFW, Dr. Sarah ...
iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Rangers are still searching the Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona for a mother who disappeared while ...
Grand Canyon National Park, Ariz. (AP) -- Authorities at Grand Canyon National Park are searching for a Texas woman who's been ...
Grand Canyon National Park, Ariz. (AP) -- Authorities are searching for a Texas woman who's been reported missing at Grand Canyon ...
Grand Canyon National Park, Ariz. (AP) -- Authorities were searching Wednesday for a Texas woman who was reported missing at the ...
The Grand Canyon National Park is considering recreating a river unit that was dismantled following a report by a federal watchdog that found ...
Just beyond the northern boundaries of Grand Canyon National Park, the Kaibab National Forest covers the rest of the heavily forested, higher ...
The first outing for the club was an overnight road trip to Williams and a picnic at Grand Canyon National Park. "History is fun and that's what the Colorado River Corvette Club is all about," Attl said.
Michael Quinn, the website coordinator at Grand Canyon National Park, warned that the park was in the middle of a major winter storm.
Despite having no elevator service available to visitors for nearly half the year, Carlsbad Caverns National Park enjoyed its highest visitation in 15 years in 2016.
During the trip, four troopers made a detour and stopped in Las Vegas and Grand Canyon National Park. Allegedly they turned in expense reports containing what is believed to be falsified overtime hours.
John was elected to and served two terms on the NPR board of directors. In 2000, he was named Public Radio General manager of the Year.
Grand Staircase - Escalante National Monument was created on September 18, 1996 by President Bill Clinton using the Antiquities Act.
... National Park - 11,312,786; George Washington Memorial Parkway - 10,323,339; Gateway National Recreation Area - 8,651,770; Lincoln Memorial - 7,915,934; Lake Mead National Recreation Area - 7,175,891; Grand Canyon National Park - 5,969,811.
A general view of the South Rim of the Grand Canyon in Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona, on February 13, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / RHONA WISERHONA WISE/AFP/Getty Images.
Grand Canyon National Park, Ariz. (KSAZ) - A Texas woman was rescued after being stranded near the Grand Canyon for five days when her car ran out of gas.
GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - At the close of nearly a year-long process, the Kaibab Learning Center has improved its standing with the evaluating organization, director Michelle Pahl said.
FLAGSTAFF - A uranium mine six miles outside Grand Canyon National Park has filled with water from a wet winter, sparking concerns for an environmental group and two tribes.
They are trained environmental educators from Grand Canyon National Park who travel throughout Arizona, southern Utah and the Las Vegas area conducting educational classroom activities and school assemblies.
... found they had completely underestimated the difficulty of their journey and nearly quit in the first week. Join Fedarko and McBride as they comically recount their brutal adventure and shed light on the myriad of threats facing Grand Canyon ...
Romig and Mack have participated in artist-in-residence programs at the Petrified Forest National Park, Grand Canyon National Park and Wupatki National Monument. In December, Romig and Mack will travel to Everglades National Park. Romig will work on ...
A troupe of American Indian dancers at Grand Canyon National Park will stage free dance performances outside Hopi House on selected dates.
FLAGSTAFF - A uranium mine six miles outside Grand Canyon National Park has filled with water from a wet winter, sparking concerns for an environmental group and two tribes.


 

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