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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…

Report from the North Rim – date posted May 13, 2013

Grand Canyon’s North Rim will open on May 15 for the 2013 summer season. The Arizona Department of Transportation will open Highway 67 to the North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park on Wednesday, May 15 by 8:00 am; and Grand Canyon Lodge North Rim, a Forever Resorts property, and Grand Canyon Trail Rides will Read the full article…

Zion National Park Accepting 2014 Artist-in-Residence Applications

Four artists will be selected for two spring and two fall residency slots.

Free Lecture “Mormonism in the 19th-Century American Mind” on Thursday, May 16 at Zion Canyon Community Center

The lecture is free and open to the public.

Report from the North Rim – date posted May 6, 2013

Grand Canyon’s North Rim will open on May 15 for the 2013 summer season. The Arizona Department of Transportation will open Highway 67 to the North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park on Wednesday, May 15 by 8:00 am; and Grand Canyon Lodge North Rim, a Forever Resorts property, and Grand Canyon Trail Rides will Read the full article…

North Rim Yurt – date posted May 6, 2013

The North Rim yurt is closed for reservations. The North Rim yurt, placed near the North Kaibab Trailhead, can be reserved from December 1 to April 15. The yurt accommodates six people and is outfitted with a table, chairs, and wood-burning stove. A portable toilet is nearby. Required permits are available through the Backcountry Information Read the full article…

Bright Angel Trailhead Restoration – date posted May 6, 2013

Work began September 2012 and is currently in progress. Construction will be ongoing through mid-May 2013. For more information visit www.nps.gov/grca/parkmgmt/const.htm Bright Angel Trailhead Dedication and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony, Saturday, May 18th, 2013, 4 pm, Dedication and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony. Grand Canyon National Park and the Grand Canyon Association will dedicate the renovated trailhead for Read the full article…