The National Park Service is unveiling the Trail of Time "interpretive walking timeline trail that focuses on Grand Canyon vistas and rocks to guide visitors to ponder, explore, and understand the magnitude of geologic time and the stories...Show More Summary
The National Park Service is hosting a ribbon cutting ceremony along the South Rim of the Grand Canyon today as they dedicate a new trail that has been hundreds of millions of years in the making. The official ceremony will take place at 2:30 PM local time, with an informal hike along the trail taking place between 3:00 and 5:00 PM. Show More Summary
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On September 21, the U.S. Mint had its launch of the Grand Canyon National Park quarter. The event was held near the Verkamp’s Visitor Center at the Grand Canyon National Park. The reverse image features a view of the granaries above the Nankoweap Delta in Marble Canyon near the Colorado River. Show More Summary
Coca-Cola asked Americans to vote for their favorite national or state park in the country, and over 1.6 million answered. When the votes were totaled, there was a bit of head scratching. Joshua Tree, The Grand Canyon and Yosemite didn’t make the cut - the winner? Bear Head Lake State Park in Northern Minnesota. A [...]
The U.S. Mint will hold its launch event for the Grand Canyon National Park on Tuesday, September 21, at 1:30 p.m. (MST). You can watch the event live starting at 1:25 p.m. (MST)—4:25 p.m (EDT) at americathebeautifulquarters.gov. I will have the highlights and B-roll video posted here when it becomes available.
USGS Photo: Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona. Sunset on Cedar Ridge on South Kaibab Trail. July 12, 1957, by E.D. McKee. Field camp had been planned to be a rather usual affair, to be located somewhere in the overgrown, fault-erratic littered, carbonates of the greater Blue Ridge Mountains of the Appalachians. Show More Summary
Vice President Joe Biden today released a report on “100 Recovery Act Projects that are Changing America” including the Grand Canyon Park Upgrades project: Grand Canyon National Park has received nearly $14 million in Recovery funds to make a myriad of repairs to their park facilities. Show More Summary
I never had to take an oath to become a U.S. citizen, but I can tell you that standing on the rim of Arizona’s Grand Canyon or under a red-rock span at Utah’s Arches National Park would be all the inspiration I’d need to “bear true faith and allegiance” to this country, as the oath [...]
United States Mint, National Park Service to Launch New Quarter on Grand Canyon National Park’s Scenic South Rim PR Newswire — September 13, 2010 WASHINGTON, Sept. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Join the United States Mint and the National Park Service Tuesday, September 21 at 1:30 p.m. Mountain Standard Time (MST), for the official launch of the [...]
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Grand Canyon National Park is easily one of the most popular and well known destinations in the entire U.S. Each year, more than 4.5 million visitors make the journey to visit the park and take part in some of the outdoor adventures it has to offer, including whitewater rafting, hiking, camping, and more. Show More Summary
Yosemite in California and the Grand Canyon in Arizona (in photo above) would love to see you this summer — especially Saturday and Sunday, when entrance to parks and forests nationwide will be free. The fee-free weekend is meant to induce individuals and families to get out in nature while making the visit a bit [...]
Toroweap is one overlook that most baby boomer visitors to Grand Canyon National Park never see. Alan drove 61 miles down a dirt road to photograph this scene. By the way, it’s a 3,000 ft. drop to the Colorado River from the canyon’s edge. Things To Do Grand Canyon National Park
Note mineralogist Ray Grant dazzled the Arizona Geological Society monthly meeting tonight with an overview of the history, geology, and mineralogy of the Grandview copper mine in Grand Canyon National Park [ right, credit Wikipedia ]. Show More Summary
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Two national monuments and part of a key roadway that leads to Grand Canyon National Park were closed Monday while Arizona firefighters continue to battle flames in a wind-fueled wildfire that started Sunday on the outskirts of Flagstaff. The Schultz fire, as it’s called, broke out around 11 a.m. Sunday on the southeast side of the [...]
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The Grand Canyon itself is, of course, utterly stupefying. Vintage footage of the Grand Canyon from the 1920's, that most romantic era of National Parks travel, completely knocks my socks off. And here it is in all its monochrome glory... More »