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Trails Update – date posted Jun 26, 2013

Hikers without a permit can stop by the Backcountry Information Center to request a last minute permit. Last minute permits and waitlist numbers are issued by the Backcountry Information Center, located inside the park. The South Rim Backcountry Information Center is open daily, year round, for walk-in visitors from 8 am to noon and 1-5 Read the full article…

Trails Update – date posted May 17, 2013

Hikers without a permit can stop by the Backcountry Information Center to request a last minute permit. Last minute permits and waitlist numbers are issued by the Backcountry Information Center, located inside the park. The South Rim Backcountry Information Center is open daily, year round, for walk-in visitors from 8 am to noon and 1-5 Read the full article…

Drinking Water in the Cross-Canyon Corridor – date posted Jun 26, 2013

Purified drinking water is usually available year-round at Bright Angel and Indian Garden Campgrounds and at Bright Angel and South Kaibab trailheads. The list below reflects seasonal changes and will be updated when water is turned on or off. North Kaibab Trailhead: water turned ON Supai Tunnel: water turned ON Roaring Springs Day Use Area: Read the full article…

Drinking Water in the Cross-Canyon Corridor – date posted May 17, 2013

Purified drinking water is usually available year-round at Bright Angel and Indian Garden Campgrounds and at Bright Angel and South Kaibab trailheads. The list below reflects seasonal changes and will be updated when water is turned on or off. North Kaibab Trailhead: water turned ON Supai Tunnel: water turned ON Roaring Springs Day Use Area: Read the full article…

Road Conditions for Remote Trailheads – date posted Jun 26, 2013

North Rim: The W-4 and W-1 roads are open. Point Sublime and Swamp Point are now accessible. The roads are dry (no mud).The North Rim has had a lot of wind lately and in the remote areas trees could fall and block roads. Check with the North Rim Backcountry Information Center before heading out to Read the full article…

Road Conditions for Remote Trailheads – date posted May 17, 2013

North Rim: The W-4 and W-1 roads are open. Point Sublime and Swamp Point are now accessible. The roads are dry (no mud).The North Rim has had a lot of wind lately and in the remote areas trees could fall and block roads. Check with the North Rim Backcountry Information Center before heading out to Read the full article…

Report from the North Rim – date posted Jun 26, 2013

Grand Canyon’s North Rim opened May 15 for the 2013 summer season. The W-4 and W-1 roads are open. Point Sublime and Swamp Point are accessible. The roads are dry (no mud). In the remote areas trees could fall and block roads, check with the North Rim Backcountry Information Center before heading out to a Read the full article…

Report from the North Rim – date posted May 17, 2013

Grand Canyon’s North Rim opened May 15 for the 2013 summer season. The W-4 and W-1 roads are open. Point Sublime and Swamp Point are now accessible. The roads are dry (no mud).The North Rim has had a lot of wind lately and in the remote areas trees could fall and block roads. Check with Read the full article…

Clear Trap Prescribed Burn

Zion National Park Fire Management Officials plan to ignite the 654 acre Clear Trap Prescribed Fire (Rx) on Monday, May 20, 2013.

Road Conditions for Remote Trailheads – date posted May 13, 2013

Most National Park Service North Rim backcountry roads should be accessible by May 16, 2013. The W-1 Road from AZ 67 to W-4 (The Basin) will remain closed (locked at the gate beyond Widforss) until it dries out. The W-4 Road north of Kanabownits will likely be unlocked/open on May 16. Access to Point Sublime Read the full article…