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Trails Update – date posted Dec 5, 2016

Snow and ice are present on the Bright Angel Trail down to 2-Mile Corner. Crampons are recommended on the North Kaibab Trail from the rim to the Roaring Springs Day Use Area junction. —————————————— Check in with the Backcountry Information Center for the latest trail conditions prior to starting your hike. For information about vehicle Read the full article…

Report from the North Rim – date posted Dec 5, 2016

All North Rim operations closed for the season on Thursday, December 1. Hikers and cross country skiers will still be able to enter the North Rim of the park through the winter months with valid backcountry permits.

Drinking Water in the Cross-Canyon Corridor – date posted Dec 5, 2016

Grand Canyon’s water supply comes from Roaring Springs, a natural spring located approximately 3,500 feet below the North Rim. Water is delivered via an aging pipeline that suffers multiple breaks a year. When the pipeline breaks, water stops flowing to the North and South Rims and sites along the way. Although large storage tanks provide Read the full article…

South Entrance Monument Site Reconfiguration

Zion National Park is proposing to redesign the South Entrance Monument site https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/semonrcon.htm

Drinking Water in the Cross-Canyon Corridor – date posted Nov 18, 2016

Grand Canyon’s water supply comes from Roaring Springs, a natural spring located approximately 3,500 feet below the North Rim. Water is delivered via an aging pipeline that suffers multiple breaks a year. When the pipeline breaks, water stops flowing to the North and South Rims and sites along the way. Although large storage tanks provide Read the full article…

Angels Landing Trail Closure, November 17, 2016

Park Rangers will be cleaning Angels Landing https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/al-closure-11_17_16.htm

Shuttles Run Weekends Only Through November 20

Shuttles will also be Operating November 24-26 before Closing for Season https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/november-shuttle.htm

Road Conditions for Remote Trailheads – date posted Nov 9, 2016

After heavy summer rain (July and August) or winter snow (December through March), expect impassable backcountry roads. If clear skies abound after the rain or snow, then it is often just a matter of days until the sun dries everything out. Sometimes, heavy rain or melting snow can lead to flooding, which can cause erosion Read the full article…

Trails Update – date posted Nov 9, 2016

NORTH RIM: Some areas of the North Rim (i.e. the upper trail access to Nancoweep via the USFS 610 Rd. and Nankoweep Trail #57 on the south boundary of the Saddle Mountain Wilderness) are in newly burned areas due to the Fuller Fire this of summer 2016, and hikers should use caution in those areas. Read the full article…

Report from the North Rim – date posted Nov 9, 2016

Grand Canyon National Park’s North Rim began seasonal shut-down of most visitor services on Saturday, October 15. The North Rim will remain open to day-use visitors and overnight campers, until Thursday, December 1 unless heavy snowfall closes State Highway 67 earlier. After October 15, no food service will be available in the park. Self-service gas Read the full article…