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Drinking Water in the Cross-Canyon Corridor – date posted Jun 27, 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…

Drinking Water in the Cross-Canyon Corridor – date posted Jun 24, 2016

WARNING! Due to a Transcanyon Pipeline break there is no water available at Cottonwood Campground or Manzanita Rest Area. Day hikers and backpackers should be prepared to carry all drinking water or be able to filter or treat creek water for drinking purposes. Phantom Ranch is operating under water conservation measures. No water available at Read the full article…

Drinking Water in the Cross-Canyon Corridor – date posted Jun 22, 2016

WARNING! Due to a Transcanyon Pipeline break there is no water available at Cottonwood Campground or Manzanita Rest Area. Day hikers and backpackers should be prepared to carry all drinking water or be able to filter or treat creek water for drinking purposes. Phantom Ranch is operating under water conservation measures. No water available at Read the full article…

It’s Dangerously Hot Inside the Canyon! HIKE SMART! – date posted Jun 21, 2016

Anyone who plans to hike into the canyon should take extra precautions to hike smart. Hikers should plan to hike before 10 am and after 4 pm, resting near shade and water to avoid the worst heat of the day. The National Park Service advises that anyone hiking in heat replace fluids and electrolytes frequently, Read the full article…

Zion Condor Chick Confirmed, Yet Faces New Challenges

The presence of a California condor chick has been confirmed in the nest cave within Zion National Park, but the male parent (Condor 337) has died despite treatment for high levels of lead in his blood. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/condorchick2016.htm

It’s Hot Inside the Canyon! – date posted Jun 10, 2016

Anyone who plans to hike into the canyon should take extra precautions to hike smart. Hikers should plan to hike before 10 am and after 4 pm, resting near shade and water to avoid the worst heat of the day. The National Park Service advises that anyone hiking in heat replace fluids and electrolytes frequently, Read the full article…

Tour of Utah Cycling Through Zion National Park

A demonstration ride is scheduled for August 1, 2016 as part of Tour’s Stage 1 https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/tourutahzion.htm

Hikes Near Zion – Red Cliffs Desert Reserve

Photo Credit: Jim on flickr Zion National Park is bar none one of the best places to hike in Southern Utah. Although, there may be times when it can be overly crowded by tourists, or simply just too far from town to be able to go explore. Not a problem! Here in Southern Utah we Read the full article…

Excessive Heat Warning Issued – date posted Jun 3, 2016

The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat warning for parts of Grand Canyon National Park. The warning is in effect beginning today Friday, June 3 at 10 am through Sunday, June 5 at 8 pm for areas below 4,000 feet in the canyon including Phantom Ranch. Temperatures at Phantom Ranch could reach 113 Read the full article…

Prescribed Burns Planned in Zion Canyon

These burns are planned to be ignited during the week of June 6-10, 2016. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/pxburnzc.htm