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It's Snowing in the Grand Canyon Right Now, and It Looks Beautiful

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Thanks to the wonderful Twitter feed from the park rangers at the Grand Canyon National Park, we have this incredible shot of a light dusting of snow that fell over the Grand Canyon today. Read more...

Grand Canyon Cloud Inversion

The Grand Canyon National Park Service shared this time-lapse of a temperature inversion at the beautiful canyon. Trapped by warm air, a huge mass of fog blanketed the canyon, ebbing and flowing like water at a beach.

Amazing Photos Show Clouds Filling The Grand Canyon

2 weeks agoNews : The Two-Way

The Grand Canyon National Park sent out amazing photos of the event yesterday; on Friday, they posted a time-lapse video.

Sea of clouds cover the Grand Canyon in rare weather event

A sea of thick cloud covers the Grand Canyon. Image from the National Park Service. Imagine showing up for a once-in-a-lifetime chance to view the Grand Canyon in Arizona only to find the deep ravine completely covered by clouds. If you went today, that’s what you saw — a rare total cloud inversion just below the rim. Show More Summary

A Wolf at Grand Canyon: Will She Survive?

For the first time since the 1940s, there's a wolf roaming the Grand Canyon. The wolf has been repeatedly photographed at the North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park and the nearby Kaibab Plateau since early October. DNA tests on feces...Show More Summary

New Paintings for Kolb Studio, Grand Canyon National Park

I've just delivered ten paintings to the gallery at the historic Kolb Studio at Grand Canyon National Park. As you may recall, the exhibition from the September "Celebration of Art" (the Grand Canyon Plein Air Festival) will run until mid-February. Show More Summary

The Next Glass Walkway?

First in the recent trend of glass walkways came the Grand Canyon Skywalk (2007):[Photo from Grand Canyon National Park]Then The Ledge at Willis Tower's Skydeck (2009):[Photo from Skydeck website]And this year came the Eiffel Tower:[Photo...Show More Summary

National parks consider raising entry fees

FLAGSTAFF, Arizona — Visiting the Grand Canyon and other national parks could get a little pricier. The U.S. National Park Service said 115 of its 401 park units plan to seek public comment on entrance fees that could go up starting next year. Show More Summary

Endangered gray wolf could be roaming the Grand Canyon

A wayward gray wolf has been spotted several times this month around the North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park, according to conservationists. The wolf, which is wearing an inactive radio collar, could be the first of its species to...Show More Summary

70-Year First? Gray Wolf Spotted in Grand Canyon

There's a new visitor roaming the Grand Canyon National Park's North Rim, and it's not exactly the fanny-pack-wearing/Nikon-toting variety: As National Geographic reports, wildlife officials are scrambling to confirm multiple sightings of a "wolf-like animal" that's believed to be a gray wolf—if it is, it would be the first...

Yes, the Government Can Turn Even the Grand Canyon Into a Money Pit

4 months agoNews : Reason

Grand Canyon National Park has unrivaled views, and a steady flood of tourists eager for a look, and for a place to get a bite and sleep while they're visiting. So why can't the National Park Service (NPS) get companies to bid on aking...Show More Summary

Lucrative Grand Canyon contract up for bid again

4 months agoNews : The Newsroom

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — One of the most lucrative contracts in the National Park Service is going out to bid for a third time, after Grand Canyon officials found the previous bids unacceptable.

Girl Dies in 550-Foot Fall at Yellowstone

An eight-year-old California girl died Sunday morning after slipping off a trail and falling 550 feet into the Grand Canyon in Yellowstone National Park. Zahra Allahyari of Poway and her family were visiting when they hiked down to the Brink of the Lower Falls observation platform. Show More Summary

Arizona: More Hotels on the Grand Canyon Rim: Good or Bad?

5 months agoTravel / Hotels : HotelChatter

It may be a remote national park, but the South Rim of the Grand Canyon has always been pretty well equipped with hotels. There's the El Tovar Hotel (above), which opened in 1905, right on the rim, of course. Dotted around it are other...Show More Summary

Each Year, 250 Hikers Have To Be Rescued From the Grand Canyon. Why?

6 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The hike down into the Grand Canyon is a rewarding one, full of gorgeous views. It's also, however, a treacherous hike with 250 of the people who attempt the route eventually needed rescue from the National Parks Service. Just what makes it so dangerous? Read more...

The Grand Canyon Is Facing Its Gravest Threat In Its 95-Year History

6 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Developers want to put gondolas, hotels and shops in and around the Grand Canyon, in what the National Park Service has called the "most serious threat the park has faced in its 95-year history." Read more...

An Insider's View of the Grand Canyon

Here are the best South Rim trails, lookouts, and sights most tourists miss, according to Martin Behr of National Parks Revealed.

The Superlative Land of Strange Standing Stones (Part III): Bryce Canyon National Park

6 months agoAcademics / Geology : Geotripper

One of the mysteries of the origin of the Grand Canyon involves the fact that early rivers flowed in the opposite direction of the Colorado River that exists today. Some of those early rivers ended in lakes that covered hundreds or thousands...Show More Summary

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