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The National Park Service (NPS) is seeking public comment on a proposal to modify facilities at Desert View to create an Inter-tribal Cultural Heritage Site. The NPS is preparing an environmental assessment (EA), in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act, to develop and evaluate alternatives. https://www.nps.gov/grca/learn/news/desert-view-public-input.htm
On Thursday, February 1, 2018 the National Park Service will begin accepting applications for noncommercial river trip permits to raft the Colorado River through Grand Canyon National Park. The permits are for specific launch dates within calendar year 2019. https://www.nps.gov/grca/learn/news/2019-river-lottery-open.htm
Another phase of the 2018 South Rim roads improvement project will begin the week of February 4, which will include full closures of several Grand Canyon Village intersections. https://www.nps.gov/grca/learn/news/february-4-detours.htm
Following the enactment of the continuing resolution, staff at Grand Canyon National Park resumed regular operations Tuesday, January 23, 2018. https://www.nps.gov/grca/learn/news/visitor-services-resume.htm
Crews repaired one of the pumps at Indian Garden and park managers feel confident that enough water is in storage to scale back to Level 1 basic water conservation measures. https://www.nps.gov/grca/learn/news/level-1-water-conservation.htm
In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Grand Canyon National Park will join national park units across the country and offer visitors free entrance into the park on Monday, January 15, 2018. https://www.nps.gov/grca/learn/news/mlk-jr-fee-free-day-2018.htm
Grand Canyon National Park remains in Level 2 water conservation measures due to water delivery system issues and may implement further restrictions next week. https://www.nps.gov/grca/learn/news/grand-canyon-continues-to-conserves-...
As part of the 2018 Federal Highways Administrationâs South Rim Roads Improvement project, additional construction and detours will begin Monday, January 8 at the South Entrance Road and Desert View Drive (Arizona Highway 64 East) intersection. https://www.nps.gov/grca/learn/news/road-construction-south-entrance-roa...
Grand Canyon National Park is implementing immediate Level 2 water conservation measures due to water delivery system issues.
Due to a water pump failure that occurred with the Transcanyon Pipeline pump system located at Indian Gardens, the primary pump is inoperable and is not currently flowing water to the South Rim. https://www.nps.gov/grca/learn/news/mandatory-water-conservation-due-to-...
On December 20, 2017 a private Colorado river trip participating in a day hike up the Monument Creek drainage, discovered human remains. Investigating Rangers located evidence at the scene indicating the remains are likely those of 72 year old Raafat "Ralph" Nasser-Eddin of Los Angeles, CA. https://www.nps.gov/grca/learn/news/body-recovery-monument-creek.htm
Construction will begin as early as January 2, 2018 at the Hermit interchange to resurface and improve the Hermit Road and Village Loop intersection. https://www.nps.gov/grca/learn/news/2018-south-rim-roads-improvement.htm
Fire managers will take advantage of continued warm, dry weather conditions over the next several weeks and may initiate additional prescribed fires on the North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park. https://www.nps.gov/grca/learn/news/bright-angel-rx.htm
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The National Park Service (NPS) is seeking public input on an Expanded Non-native
Aquatic Species Management Plan and Environmental Assessment (EA) in Grand Canyon
National Park (GCNP) and Glen Canyon National Recreation Area (GCNRA) below the Glen
Canyon Dam. Public scoping will be held for a 30-day period from November 15 to December
On Friday, November 10 at approximately noon, the National Park Service located a body below the rim on the Rim Trail, between Pipe Creek and Mather Point. https://www.nps.gov/grca/learn/news/body-recovered-on-south-rim.htm
On Thursday, November 9 Grand Canyon National Park will host a Native American Indian Heritage Celebration. Park entrance is free November 11-12 for Veterans Day. https://www.nps.gov/grca/learn/news/veterans-day-native-american-heritag...
National Park Service (NPS) and US Forest Service (USFS) fire managers, working together as the North Zone Interagency Fire Management Program, anticipate initiating more prescribed fire (Rx) treatments this week as weather and fuel moisture conditions allow on the North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park. https://www.nps.gov/grca/learn/news/north-zone-rx-fires.htm
The Kaibab Suspension Bridge, also called the Black Bridge, will close to foot traffic while trail crews replace wood decking and tread boards. https://www.nps.gov/grca/learn/news/repairs-close-black-bridge.htm
Grand Canyon National Park has closed the yurt located at CC Hill on the North Rim effective September 21, 2017 for safety concerns. https://www.nps.gov/grca/learn/news/20171003-grand-canyon-nr-yurt-perman...