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Drones Aid In Search For Lost Grand Canyon Hikers

The Huffington Post | Mary S Papenfuss | Posted 04.25.2017 | Green

Hobby drones are banned in most national parks. But Grand Canyon National Park made use of the unmanned areal surveillance tools in a search last week...

The 11 Most Scenic Train Rides In The U.S.

The Huffington Post | Allison Fox | Posted 04.17.2017 | Travel

The phrase is “planes, trains and automobiles.” But sometimes it feels like we forget all about the train altogether, favoring a car’s convenien...

Mom Walks 26 Miles In Freezing Wilderness To Help Save Family

The Huffington Post | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 12.27.2016 | Good News

A Pennsylvania mom is in stable condition after she made a harrowing trek through the Arizona wilderness to help save her stranded family, hiking more...

This Stunning Grand Canyon Trail Needs Your Help

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 12.14.2016 | Travel

Few hiking paths offer such epic views as the Grand Canyon’s Hermit Trail. This legendary “rim-to-river” path stretches from the canyon rim to t...

The Grandest Canyon Of All: What Are We Fighting For?

Stacy Bare | Posted 12.05.2016 | Green
Stacy Bare

We have a historic opportunity right now in the last weeks of Obama's presidency to permanently protect the public lands surrounding Grand Canyon National Park as the Greater Grand Canyon Heritage National Monument, safeguarding this national treasure now and forever.

Protect America’s Heritage. Protect The Grand Canyon.

Dolores Huerta | Posted 10.17.2016 | Latino Voices
Dolores Huerta

When President Obama created the César E. Chávez National Memorial in 2012, the first National Park unit to recognize the work of a contemporary Lat...

Our Future Water Supply Needs Your Help Now

The University of Central Florida Forum | Posted 10.11.2016 | Green
The University of Central Florida Forum

Nathan Vink UCF Forum columnist Not too long ago I floated on rivers for a living. As a wilderness educator and whitewater river guide, I plied raft...

Happy 100th Birthday, National Parks! Sorry You're Falling Apart.

The Huffington Post | Kate Sheppard | Posted 08.25.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Thursday marks the 100th anniversary of the National Park System, which has been described as “America’s best idea.” Today the Na...

National Park Service Centennial Is A Time For Celebration, Redoubling Efforts For Diversity

Maite Arce | Posted 08.24.2016 | Latino Voices
Maite Arce

While our national public lands don't currently fully reflect our country's demographic and ethnic diversity, especially as the face of our country continues to change at a rapid pace, it can.

USAGov's 11 National Parks You Can't Miss in 2016

USA.gov | Posted 08.24.2016 | Travel
USA.gov

Time flies whether you're inside or outside. On August 25, the National Park Service turns 100 and the celebrations are a century in the making. In fa...

The One-of-a-Kind Way To Experience The Grand Canyon

Todd VanDuzer | Posted 07.18.2016 | Travel
Todd VanDuzer

Arizona is known for a number of things: its scorching summer heat, unique plantlife and wildlife, and delicious Mexican food to name a few. Most ic...

Woman Falls To Her Death Hours After Posting Grand Canyon Photo

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 07.12.2016 | Weird News

A Florida woman plunged hundreds of feet to her death at Grand Canyon National Park, hours after posting a photo that appears to show her sitting on a...

Exploring The Grand Canyon, Inside And Out

Stefanie Payne | Posted 06.20.2016 | Travel
Stefanie Payne

There will never be a photograph captured of the Grand Canyon that can adequately describe its depth, breadth, and true beauty. Its canyon walls have stories that we will never hear and beholds a history that our eyes will never see.

The Grand Canyon Meets the Koch Brothers

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 06.10.2016 | Green
Marcia G. Yerman

Those who are against a permanent ban on uranium mining at the Grand Canyon gateway make up an unsavory stew.

Witnessing the Beauty of the Greater Grand Canyon

Margie Alt | Posted 06.03.2016 | Green
Margie Alt

I recently came back to New England from a visit to the Grand Canyon National Park--a trip that reaffirmed my commitment to protect this spectacular place and the surrounding area for future generations.

There's A Part Of The Grand Canyon You Never Knew About

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 05.18.2016 | Travel

When most travelers visit the Grand Canyon, they follow their guidebooks straight to the Canyon's stunning South Rim. But if there's one thing we know...

Vegas or Bust: Planning the Trip

Johnny Kampis | Posted 04.23.2017 | Travel
Johnny Kampis

I decided that to best document the 2016 World Series of Poker I should try to be there for nearly the entire series, choosing to arrive on June 3 in time to play the Colossus, a low buy-in, massive-field event that will pay $1 million to the winner, and leave around July 13 as the Main Event is running.

Celebrating National Parks Week

Margie Alt | Posted 04.21.2017 | Green
Margie Alt

This week, I'm celebrating the country's more than 400 national parks, trails, recreation areas, and monuments, and I'm appreciating the efforts of the Obama administration to get a diverse array of Americans from all walks of life, including city-dwellers like me, out enjoying part of what makes our country so great.

10 Places to Visit When in Arizona

Ioana Budeanu | Posted 04.12.2017 | Travel
Ioana Budeanu

From sand dunes in the south-west of the state (near Yuma), to a semi-deserted landscape throughout the mid of the state (near Tucson and Phoenix), to pine forests of the northern parts (near Flagstaff) and again semi-deserted landscapes up to the north (near Grand Canyon, Page and Monument Valley), Arizona has everything to offer to a tourist.

Happy Birthday, Grand Canyon National Park

Margie Alt | Posted 02.26.2017 | Green
Margie Alt

On this day nearly 100 years ago, in 1919, the Grand Canyon National Park was born. To celebrate the park's birthday, we're calling on President Obama...

This Pilot Just Bent The Rules To Make EVERYone's Day Better

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 02.25.2016 | Travel

Despite air travel's prickly reputation, flying is NOT always the dehumanizing experience we make it out to be. A group of Delta passengers were remin...

Our National Parks - A Lifetime of Adventure

Dan Chu | Posted 02.22.2017 | Green
Dan Chu

Last year, visitation to our nation's more than 400 national parks hit an all-time high of 300 million visitors, generating jobs and economic opportunities for millions of Americans.

The Best Places To Travel In March

PureWow | Posted 02.05.2017 | Travel
PureWow

You work hard. You're constantly saving. You deserve a little escape. Here are seven awesome trips to consider for the month of March. Oh, in case you...

Fall In Love With Arizona In 15 Seconds Or Less

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 01.05.2016 | Travel

We all know the Grand Canyon is awe-inspiring, but the hidden waterfalls and romantic oases that lie within are an adventure traveler's dream. In the ...

Giving Thx

Kimann Schultz | Posted 11.22.2016 | Impact
Kimann Schultz

Comical, colorful, picturesque and grand as is our land, turkeys are the unsung swans of the open fields. They chirp melodically and their guttural cacophony we have immortalized with the famously phoneticized "gobble, gobble, gobble."