A visitor to Grand Canyon National Park fell approximately 600 feet to his death from the South Rim on Tuesday, according to park officials.
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In approaching Before They're Gone, A Family's Year-Long Quest to Explore America's Most Endangered National Parks, Michael Lanza desires to take his young son and daughter to places that most amazed him -- national parks -- before climate change alters their appearance too greatly.
Does Your Teen Want To Get Wet? Apply For The Rim-To-River Or Grand Inspiration Programs At Grand Canyon National Park
Floating the Colorado River through Grand Canyon National Park is a transformational expedition for many. If your teen is up for it, they can experience the wonders of the canyon on a trip organized by Grand Canyon Youth, a non-profit organized specifically to get youth into the park.
Travel in these days of a weak economy and high fuel costs can be expensive, but there are some ways that you can trim the costs of visiting your favorite national park.
A national strategy for building travel and tourism in the United States, with a goal of enticing more foreign visitors to come to America, touches in no small part on the role national parks play in tourism. And that, says the National Parks Conservation Association, is a perfect justification for investing more in the parks.
New Exhibits At Grand Canyon Visitor Center Will Help With Trip Planning, Understanding Cultural And Natural History
A makeover of the exhibits at the Grand Canyon Visitor Center near Mather Point on the park's South Rim will make it easier to plan a backcountry trek, and to learn about the canyon's cultural and natural histories.
Five groups, including the National Parks Conservation Association and the Sierra Club, are being allowed to intervene in a lawsuit challenging the Interior Department's decision to withdraw 1 million acres surrounding Grand Canyon National Park from uranium mining.
Snow is melting, the air is warming, and that means you'll soon be able to drive to the North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park.
There are raft trips, and then there are raft trips. Once upon a time the prime objective was to get wet and have fun while bucking rapids, but these days companies are getting more creative in the trips they offer. Yoga, anyone?
There aren't many places in national parks where you can venture well into the backcountry by foot, raft or saddle and then enjoy a good meal you didn't cook yourself and sleep in a bed you didn't tote. One of them is the subject of a new book, Images of America - Grand Canyon's Phantom Ranch, and it's worth a read.