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San Francisco, the Grand Canyon and National Parks of the West

This wonderful tour is bookended by stays in beautiful San Francisco and desert playground Palm Springs. It takes in glitteri...

Protect America’s Heritage. Protect The Grand Canyon.

When President Obama created the César E. Chávez National Memorial in 2012, the first National Park unit to recognize the work of a contemporary Latino, he unleashed a wave of support for making our parks and public lands more relevant...Show More Summary

Glamping at the Grand Canyon and hotel hot tubs at Yosemite: The luxurious new lodges spreading through America's most rugged national parks

MailOnline Travel has rounded-up the best newcomers among the most magnificent old-timers, all nestled a stone's throw from America's best National Parks.

Grand Canyon – Thunder River/Deer Creek Loop

2 weeks agoFitness / Hiking :

Thunder River/Deer Creek Loop is one of the best hikes in North America. Epic.???? Click PLAY or watch a guided trip on YouTube. (8min) Read the trip report. This 21.5-mile clockwise loop in Grand Canyon National Park strings together … Continue reading ?

Ariz. senators oppose Grand Canyon national monument

3 weeks agoNews : USAToday: News

1.7M acres would be carved from Kaibab National Forest around Grand Canyon National Park.        

National park tips: Don't miss that other Grand Canyon. The one in Yellowstone.

There are easier viewpoints to reach in Yellowstone. But if your heart and legs are up to it, take the Brink of the Lower Falls trail along the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone River. The trail of switchbacks down to the falls is 3/8-mile long with a 600-foot drop — slow going on the way back up....

10 Underrated National Parks for Landscape Photographers

National parks are an incredible treasure for landscape photographers. While popular parks like Yosemite, Yellowstone, Glacier, and the Grand Canyon tend to get the most attention in regards to photography, there are plenty of other parks with amazing scenery. The post 10 Underrated National Parks for Landscape Photographers appeared first on Loaded Landscapes.

Sexual harassment common at national parks, panel told

WASHINGTON (AP) — A House committee is investigating complaints of sexual harassment, bullying and other misconduct at national parks across the country, including at iconic sites such as Yosemite, Yellowstone and the Grand Canyon. The...Show More Summary

What can be wrong at Yosemite? Lawmakers want to know

The National Park Service could be in for a rough day Thursday, as officials from Yosemite and Grand Canyon are scheduled to testify at a congressional hearing on alleged mismanagement … Click to Continue »

Grand Canyon 2016 - The Paintings

As promised, here are the paintings from the 2016 Grand Canyon Celebration of Art. These are all for sale through the Kolb Studio on the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park. For details on the event and the sales, please visit www.grandcanyon.orgStill to come is the Quick Draw piece. Show More Summary

Grand Canyon 2016 - Part 7

Canyon Trails 12x24 oil by Michael Chesley JohnsonAvailable at Kolb Studio, Grand Canyon National Park Friday, September 16, 2016My goal Thursday afternoon was to finish the 12x24 I’d started at Yaki Point the day before. I was eager -- okay, let’s be honest and say “impatient” -- to get going. Show More Summary

Proposed Grand Canyon Development Continues to Stir Controversy

A raft floating the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon, courtesy of Grand Canyon National Park. Last week, the Arizona Republic reported that a Navajo Council member has introduced legislation to approve the Grand Canyon Escalade Project, a...Show More Summary

Buckey's Cabin

William “Buckey” O’Neill constructed his cabin in 1890 in the area now known as Grand Canyon National Park. Buckey was an author, sheriff, a judge and an associate of Theodore Roosevelt’s Rough Riders. He was a contributory of the Grand Canyon Railroad and died while fighting in Cuba in 1898. Show More Summary

Park worker falls to her death in Yellowstone canyon

An Ecuadorian woman has fallen to her death at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone in Yellowstone National Park. Twenty-one-year-old Estefania Liset Mosquera Alcivar was a park concession worker from Quito, Ecuador. She fell into the canyon at Grandview Point around 3:15 a.m. Friday. Park officials...

Grand Canyon Tragedy: Yellowstone National Park Worker, Estefania Alcivar, Fell To Her Death After Getting Too Close To A Cliff

Yellowstone National Park worker, Estefania Liset Mosquera Alcivar, 21, fell to her death at the Grand Canyon around 3:15 a.m. on Friday. Alcivar was socializing with a handful of co-workers when she stepped too close to a huge drop-off area and plunged onto the rocks far below. Show More Summary

Park service starts 2nd century with $12B maintenance backlog

Grand Canyon's aging, leaky water pipe is the No. 2 priority on the National Park Service's long maintenance backlog.        

Park Service celebrates 100 years, seeks minorities’ support

GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. — When Asha Jones and other Grand Canyon interns arrived for their summer at the national park, they were struck by its sheer immensity, beauty and world-class hiking trails. Soon, they noticed something else. Continue reading ? The post Park Service celebrates 100 years, seeks minorities’ support appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Grand Canyon preservation: Activists pushing to ban toxic mining near park

Environmentalists want government to create a Greater Grand Canyon Heritage National Monument. On the eve of the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service, environmental organizers in Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, and Nevada are...Show More Summary

Why Grand Canyon's new distinction is "life-changing" for stargazers

2 months agoTechnology : Tech Talk

Seeing the national park in daylight is only half the story as we watched astronomers gathered for a "Star Party"

5 deep sea wonders may become UNESCO World Heritage Sites

UNESCO wants to expand its list of Word Heritage Sites to include ecosystems within the depths of the open ocean, which would enjoy special recognition and protection like the Grand Canyon National Park in the U.S. or the Galapagos Islands … Continue reading ? The post 5 deep sea wonders may become UNESCO World Heritage Sites appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

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