It took a quarter-century, but the composing toilet at the Cottonwood Campground in Grand Canyon National Park has reached its expiration date, and park crews are replacing it.
Grand Canyon National Park
More work to maintain the Transcanyon Pipeline that carries drinking water across the Inner Gorge of Grand Canyon National Park has led to the shutoff of water in some areas.
An effort is under way to see bison hunted within Grand Canyon National Park. Arizona politicians who are pushing that proposal say the bison in the park are bison-cow hybrids that are "wreaking havoc" on the park.
A multi-million-dollar lawsuit has been filed against the federal government by DNC Parks & Resorts at Yosemite, which claims the National Park Service breached its contract with the concessionaire.
Road construction along the southern entry to Grand Canyon National Park could create some traffic snarls for the next three or four weeks.
An Australian visitor to Grand Canyon National Park possibly was struck and killed by a lightning bolt, though it will be up to a medical examiner to say for sure.
Xanterra Parks & Resorts on Thursday was announced the winner of bidding for the bulk of lodging and dining operations on the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park.
Yet another break in the Transcanyon Pipeline that carries water across Grand Canyon National Park, and that means no drinking water at the Cottonwood Campground along the North Kaibab Trail or at Manzanita Rest Area.
For nearly a century, a popular story has linked the origins of the National Park Service to the genius of one man. In 1914, Stephen T. Mather, a self-made millionaire in the borax industry, visited Yosemite and Sequoia national parks. Finding both of them poorly managed he wrote Secretary of the Interior Franklin K. Lane and complained. “Dear Steve,” Lane allegedly replied, “If you don’t like the way the national parks are being run, come on down to Washington and run them yourself.”