Hi Mike, I came across your blog while I was researching information for a trip I’m planning for this summer, backpacking in Grand Teton National Park from Granite Canyon to Paintbrush Canyon: 53 miles over five days. Have you done … Continue reading ?
Grand Canyon National Park is one of the most incredible wonders you could ever visit. To truly appreciated the Big Ass-ness of it, you really need to view it from the bottom. As someone who’s hiked there a few times, … Read more ›
What comes to mind when you hear the words "national park"? If it was the Grand Canyon, Yellowstone, Yosemite or another natural landscape in the western United States, the National Park Service (NPS) would like to offer some alternatives. See...Show More Summary
National parks in Arizona have over $516 million in deferred maintenance needs with Grand Canyon accounting for $329 million of that. This is out of a national total of $11.5 billion of maintenance needs according to a report from the...Show More Summary
An endangered gray wolf killed in Utah by a hunter nearly two months ago was identified Wednesday as the same wolf that was seen in Grand Canyon National Park last year, a sighting that had ignited hopes among conservationists that the species might return to the area.
Drake Kramer left on Sunday for a hike in Grand Canyon National Park, and now after one week with no trace of the 21-year-old search efforts are expanding. Arizona authorities said Kramer hasn’t been seen since checking out of the Bright Angel Lodge on Sunday morning. Show More Summary
This photo from the Grand Canyon National Park Service shows what the park looked like on January 1, 2015. Snow blanketed the whole thing, with clouds promising another dusting. Read more...
On the morning of New Year’s Day, the Grand Canyon received a perfect dusting of crisp snow, transforming the already-gorgeous park into a wintry paradise. National Park Service staff members captured stunning photos of the snowstorm’s aftermath including panorama shots, which you can see more of here. What a magical start to the year! [Neatorama] [Images [...]
(Photo: National Park Service) Last month, we got to see the Grand Canyon filled to the brim with fog. On this past New Year's Eve, snow poured into the Grand Canyon area, making it a winter wonderland. Many of the roads remained open, but driving over them could be hazardous. Show More Summary
A rare winter storm dumped a heap of snow on the South Rim of the Grand Canyon on New Year's Day, turning the desert treasure into a "winter wonderland." The roads were snow-packed and icy on Thursday, the National Park Service wrote...Show More Summary
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...
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.
The Grand Canyon National Park sent out amazing photos of the event yesterday; on Friday, they posted a time-lapse video.
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
Boston-based bus company to operate Grand Canyon Visitor Transportation System through 2019.
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
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
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
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
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