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Grand Canyon National Park

10 Best National Parks to Visit in 2015

Fodor's | Posted 06.30.2015 | Travel

There's never a bad time to visit America's amazing national parks, but with 58 of them in total, not to mention more than 100 national monuments, the decision of which one to visit can feel overwhelming.

Grand Canyon Filled With Clouds In Rare Weather Event

AP | Posted 02.10.2015 | Green

GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. (AP) — A rare weather phenomenon at the Grand Canyon had visitors looking out on a sea of thick clouds just below ...

Fight Continues Over Grand Canyon Mining Ban

AP | FELICIA FONSECA | Posted 11.09.2014 | Green

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Mining industry groups say a ban on the filing of new hard rock mining claims near the Grand Canyon is irresponsible public ...

The Grand Canyon Just Got 'Grander'

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 07.08.2014 | Travel

Just when we thought the Grand Canyon couldn't get any -- yes -- grander, we stumbled upon some epic waterfalls hidden in nearby Havasu Canyon. Ne...

7 Tips For Getting The Most Out Of A Trip To The American Southwest

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 05.07.2014 | Travel

For seven years, my husband and I lived in London with our three children. During that time, we traveled as a family to some fairly unconventional pla...

If You're Going To The Grand Canyon, Make Sure You're 'On The List'

AP | Posted 07.01.2014 | Travel

GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. (AP) — A primitive campground at the northern reaches of the Grand Canyon will be available by reservation only st...

3 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day in Our National Parks -- For Free!

Pure Adventures Travel | Posted 06.17.2014 | Travel
Pure Adventures Travel

In our opinion, there is no better place to celebrate Earth Day than in our National Parks.

Not Your Typical View Of The Grand Canyon

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 03.11.2014 | Travel

Whether you're taking in the landscape from a roadside stop or snapping photos on the South Rim, there's no wrong place to view the Grand Canyon. And ...

Mary Jane Colter's Indelible Impression on the Grand Canyon

Pure Adventures Travel | Posted 04.29.2014 | Travel
Pure Adventures Travel

While Colter had a long and successful career throughout the US Midwest, it is her work in designing many of Grand Canyon National Park's most recognizable structures that she is lauded for.

Food Pantry Calls For Help To Feed Furloughed Park Workers

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney | Posted 10.08.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With no end to a federal government shutdown in sight, on Friday Pastor Patrick Dotson of the Grand Canyon Community Church emailed a pl...

300 Years Is Too Long to Wait for Clean Air in Our National Parks

Theresa Pierno | Posted 11.11.2013 | Green
Theresa Pierno

Due to years of lax enforcement and regulatory loopholes, no American alive today will live to enjoy clear skies over the Grand Canyon and dozens of other national parks -- unless the Obama Administration takes action.

PHOTOS: Celebrating 94 Years

Posted 02.26.2013 | Travel

Thanks to President Woodrow Wilson laying down his signature on an act of Congress, most of the Grand Canyon was set aside as Grand Canyon National Pa...

Grand Canyon Trails Lead To Google Maps

AP | Posted 01.31.2013 | Travel

GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. -- Google is giving people a way to virtually hike the Grand Canyon. The search giant released images Thursday that...

Third Pipeline Break Reported At Grand Canyon

AP | Posted 08.01.2012 | Green

GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. (AP) — A third pipeline break in Grand Canyon National Park has closed a one-mile section of the North Kaibab Trai...

Coke Reportedly Persuades Grand Canyon Not To Ban Plastic Water Bottles

AP | FELICIA FONSECA | Posted 01.10.2012 | Green

GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. — A plan to ban the sale of plastic water bottles at the Grand Canyon was scrapped after talks with Coca-Cola,...

Protecting Our Grand Canyon Makes Sense

Tom Kiernan | Posted 12.14.2011 | Green
Tom Kiernan

The National Parks Conservation Association strongly supports Secretary of Interior Ken Salazar's decision to prevent new uranium claims near the Grand Canyon, and takes odds with the recent Wall Street Journal editorial critical of his action.

Grand Canyon: Iconic Landscape, Unprecedented Threat

Kieran Suckling | Posted 09.27.2011 | Green
Kieran Suckling

As early as today, the U.S. House of Representatives will vote on a budget rider that would halt years of work to protect the Grand Canyon and the surrounding area from dangerous uranium mining.

Weekend Essay: Trevails Of The Grand Canyon's One-Eyed Squirrel

High Country News | Nathaniel Brodie | Posted 08.10.2011 | Denver

It was a mid-July morning during my fifth summer on Grand Canyon National Park's trail crew, and I arrived at the worksite on the South Kaibab Trail t...

Group Says Park Service Stalling On Religious Displays

Posted 06.02.2011 | Religion

By Adelle M. Banks Religion News Service A national alliance of public employees is accusing the National Park Service of "leadership paralysis" for ...