For the third time in a week, a pipeline carrying water below the rim in Grand Canyon National Park has broken. This time the break washed out a 45-foot section of the North Kaibab Trail, and park officials say that means cross-canyon travel won't be possible for the near future.
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A tiny waystation in Arizona took hold thanks to its precious commodity -- water. Today, visitors to Pipe Spring National Monument can explore the wondrous history of this place that dates to 300 B.C.
House GOP Uncovers Email Trail That Questions Data That Lead To Ban On Hard-rock Mining Near Grand Canyon National Park
An email trail uncovered by House Republicans voices the belief that the U.S. Bureau of Land Management relied more on "confusion and obfuscation" than science in justifying a 20-year ban on new hard-rock mining claims on 1 million acres surrounding Grand Canyon National Park.NPS-Grand Canyon Uranium Withdrawal.pdf
Interior Department Eyes Removal Of Non-Native Trout From Colorado River in Grand Canyon National Park
Non-native trout, while prized by anglers who fish the Colorado River below Glen Canyon Dam, threaten to wipe out native species in the river that can't compete with them. While Interior Department officials have a plan to remove the trout, it's effectiveness is being questioned.
Top Interior Department officials, with an eye toward restoring some semblance of natural rhythms to Grand Canyon National Park, on Wednesday announced plans to resume high-flow releases from Glen Canyon Dam into the Colorado River.
A visitor to Grand Canyon National Park fell approximately 600 feet to his death from the South Rim on Tuesday, according to park officials.
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.