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Majestic views and grand adventures await on a weekend escape to Kings Canyon National Park

Who doesn’t love the grandeur of Sequoia’s redwood trees? But this year for a more adrenaline-spiked adventure, we traveled farther north to Kings Canyon National Park. An eight-mile round-trip hike up Mist Falls Trail offered cascade views alongside the rapidly rushing, muscular Kings River. A...

Size matters: 10 landmarks smaller than the Antarctic iceberg

The chunk of floating ice is nearly the size of Delaware and is bigger than Grand Canyon National Park, among other landmarks.        

Creationist allowed to chisel away at Grand Canyon under Trump's new religious freedom order

last weekNews : The Newsroom

An Australian creationist has received permission to collect rocks from the Grand Canyon in an attempt to prove the occurance of a great biblical flood - thanks in part a recent executive order from Donald Trump. The National Parks service...Show More Summary

Creationist Drops Grand Canyon Lawsuit After Park Approves His Research Permit

Dr. Andrew Snelling's research request wasn't rejected because he's Christian. It's because his proposal revealed a significant lack of expertise in the subject matter.But Grand Canyon National Park officials approved his proposal instead of fighting it in court, so he dropped the lawsuit today.

Beyond the High Line: 8 linear parks that have transformed cities

When aging infrastructure is revamped into public green space The U.S. is full of jaw-dropping parks, from expansive National Parks like the Grand Canyon to carefully cultivated botanical gardens like Portland’s Japanese Garden. ButShow More Summary

11 Instagram accounts that show our National Parks in all their glory

The U.S. has never looked so beautiful Professional photographers make big bucks selling top-notch photos of Yellowstone, the Grand Canyon, or the Smoky Mountains, but these days some of the most impressive National Park images can be...Show More Summary

Geologist believes Grand Canyon was caused by Noah’s flood — so he’s suing the Park Service to prove it

last monthNews : The Raw Story

According to an article by the Daily Beast, an Australian geologist who identifies as a “young-earth creationist” is suing the National Parks Service so he can remove rocks from the Grand Canyon in an attempt to prove that the Biblical flood happened there. Dr. Andrew Snelling, the...

Grand Canyon National Park: Always more to see

No matter how many times you visit, you'll always find something new to explore.        

A Creationist Wants Rocks to Study. The Grand Canyon Says No.

A lawsuit by a creationist geologist brings to light a dispute between science and religion at Grand Canyon National Park.

A Handy Guide to Camping on Forbidden Turf: New at Reason

2 months agoNews : Reason

In his column from Reason's July issue, J.D. Tuccille offers a handy guide to camping on forbidden turf: Grand Canyon National Park is a common destination for stealth trips, since backpacking there requires permits that are restrictive as to time and location. Show More Summary

Young Earth Creationists and the Grand Canyon

Andrew Snelling is a young-earth creationist with a PhD in geology who wants to study the Grand Canyon. The National Park Service (NPS), which regulated who gets to do science in Grand Canyon National Park, turned down his application. You can probably guess what happened next. Snelling is now suing the NPS and the Department […]

"A Creationist Sues the Grand Canyon for Religious Discrimination/The national park wouldn’t let him collect rocks for research."

Writes The Atlantic.Last week, [Andrew] Snelling sued park administrators and the Department of Interior, which administers the national parks program, because they would not grant him a permit to collect 50 to 60 fist-sized rocks. All research in the national park is restricted, especially if it requires removing material. Show More Summary

-National Park: Christian Scientist Denied Access For Study Because of Beliefs?

A prominent scientist was recently denied access to conduct a study in the Grand Canyon National Park because of his Christian beliefs. Here’s the story from Charisma News: Dr. Andrew Snelling is a highly learned and experienced geologist. He’s published numerous peer-reviewed materials, has had years of experience in various labs and has conducted studies […]

Body found believed teen hiker; step-grandmom still missing

3 months agoNews : Trending Now

GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. (AP) — The fate of a woman who went missing two weeks ago while on a Grand Canyon hike with her step-grandson remains an unknown while their family awaits the positive identification of a body found in the park and believed to be the 14-year-old boy.

Grand Canyon: Found body likely teenage boy from Tennessee

GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. (AP) — The Grand Canyon National Park says a body that was found on Friday is likely of a 14-year-old hiker who went missing nearly two weeks ago while in the bottom of the canyon during a family tr...

Drones Aid In Search For Lost Grand Canyon Hikers

3 months agoNews : Huffington Post

Hobby drones are banned in most national parks. But Grand Canyon National Park made use of the unmanned areal surveillance tools in a search last week for Lou Ann Merrell, wife of the founder of the Merrell hiking boot company, and her...Show More Summary

Grand Canyon National Park uses drones to search for hikers for the first time

Rangers at Grand Canyon National Park understand search and rescue is part of the job. They ran 293 such operations last year. But none of those used drones in an attempt to find missing hikers. Park officials sent drones into the air...Show More Summary

These are some of the last photos we have of a 14-year-old and his grandma before they went missing in the Grand Canyon

3 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : AOL: Style

A multi-day search for missing 14-year-old Jackson Standefer and step-grandmother Lou Ann Merrell in Grand Canyon National Park is winding down, with authorities drawing back some efforts after five days of intense search-and-rescueShow More Summary

Drones used for first time in major search at Grand Canyon

PHOENIX (AP) — The desperate search for two people who disappeared at the bottom of the Grand Canyon last weekend marked the National Park Service's most extensive use yet of drones for a search-and-rescue operation.

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