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Backcountry Management Plan – date posted Jul 13, 2012

Backcountry Management Plan Summer 2012 Update Newsletter posted online at www.nps.gov/grca/parkmgmt/bmp.htm Grand Canyon National Park has started work on a Backcountry Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement. The park’s existing Backcountry Management Plan was completed in 1988 and needs to be updated to comply with current National Park Service laws and policies and the park’s Read the full article…

Be Aware of Lightning Danger – date posted Jun 26, 2013

Summer storms in the southwest are often accompanied by potentially deadly lightning. Visitors walking and hiking in the park are reminded that if they can hear thunder, they should consider ending outdoor activities. If the sound of thunder follows a lightning flash within 30 seconds, seek shelter inside a building or vehicle. If this is Read the full article…

Be Aware of Lightning Danger – date posted Jul 13, 2012

Summer storms in the southwest are often accompanied by potentially deadly lightning. Visitors walking and hiking in the park are reminded that if they can hear thunder, they should consider ending outdoor activities. If the sound of thunder follows a lightning flash within 30 seconds, seek shelter inside a building or vehicle. If this is Read the full article…