If the heat wave hanging over the Southwest and Southern California isn't enough of a problem for national park goers, at Grand Canyon National Park a break in a key water pipeline is forcing visitors to take water conservation measures.
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A couple wanted in connection with vandalism at Grand Canyon National Park has been located by National Park Service investigators.
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National Park Service authorities are looking for a couple in connection with vandalism in Grand Canyon National Park.
A heat wave stretched across the Southwest on Saturday, prompting warnings for some national park visitors to drink plenty of water and avoid long hikes under the sun.
With cooler temperatures and smaller crowds than the South Rim, the North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park may be a place where you can find lodging as the National Park Service celebrates its 100th birthday this summer. Whether your trip is planned for this summer or a bullet point on your bucket list, the Arizona park has released a video gives you a glimpse of what makes the place so special.
For park-loving astronomers, the Southwest is the place to be at the beginning of next month. Grand Canyon National Park will host its 26th annual Star Party on both rims June 4-11. But before that, just to the north, Bryce Canyon National Park in Utah will celebrate the stars June 1-4 during its 16th annual Astronomy Festival.
During the day, visitors to Grand Canyon National Park look down into the vast, colorful chasm. At night, however, the park is an ideal location to look up and take in the night sky. The 26th annual Grand Canyon Star Party will be held June 4-11 on the South and North rims of the Grand Canyon in Arizona.
Visitors to Grand Canyon National Park over Memorial Day weekend can expect long lines, crowds, and full parking lots. Last year, Grand Canyon’s visitation hit an all-time high and the park is already seeing an increase over last year’s numbers. The park anticipates a busier-than-normal holiday weekend.
Grand Canyon National Park Superintendent Dave Uberuaga, who has shouldered responsibility for not acting more aggressively in response to long-running allegations of sexual harassment in the park, has announced his retirement rather than accept a move to the National Park Service's Washington headquarters.