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Drinking Water in the Cross-Canyon Corridor – date posted Oct 29, 2013

Purified drinking water is usually available year-round at Bright Angel and Indian Garden Campgrounds and at Bright Angel and South Kaibab trailheads. 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 Read the full article…

Zion National Park Postpones Closing Pa’rus Trail until December 2, 2013

Originally slated for next week, a change in the irrigation system construction schedule has enabled the park to leave the trail open longer. http://www.nps.gov/zion/parknews/paruspostponed.htm

Zion National Park’s Late Fall Shuttle Schedule

Striking fall colors, beautiful weather, and fewer crowds make it a great time to visit the park. http://www.nps.gov/zion/parknews/zion_latefallschedule.htm

Report from the North Rim – date posted Oct 24, 2013

Most concessioner services and regularly scheduled ranger-led programs have ended for the season. The National Park Service will continue its operations including the North Rim Visitor Center and Bookstore, as well as the Backcountry Permits Office through October 31. November 1 through December 1 the North Rim will be open for day use only unless Read the full article…

Drinking Water in the Cross-Canyon Corridor – date posted Oct 24, 2013

Purified drinking water is usually available year-round at Bright Angel and Indian Garden Campgrounds and at Bright Angel and South Kaibab trailheads. 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 Read the full article…

Report from the North Rim – date posted Oct 22, 2013

Cape Royal Road from the Y to the terminus at Cape Royal is closed for road improvements to all vehicle traffic. All other roads including Point Imperial Road remain open to vehicle traffic through the end of the season. Most concessioner services and regularly scheduled ranger-led programs have ended for the season. The National Park Read the full article…

Drinking Water in the Cross-Canyon Corridor – date posted Oct 22, 2013

Purified drinking water is usually available year-round at Bright Angel and Indian Garden Campgrounds and at Bright Angel and South Kaibab trailheads. 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 Read the full article…

Trails Update – date posted Oct 22, 2013

North Kaibab Trail: A small section of the North Kaibab Trail below Supai Tunnel was damaged in September due to heavy rain. The North Kaibab Trail is currently open to hikers but not to stock below Supai Tunnel. Hikers should be prepared for temporary delays, use caution, and follow instructions given by the trail crew Read the full article…

Zion National Park to Construct a New River Irrigation System

During the first phase, which is expected to be completed in April 2014, a half-mile section of the Pa’rus Trail will be closed. http://www.nps.gov/zion/parknews/zion-new-irrigation-system.htm

Concrete to Canyons: Engaging Las Vegas Youth in the Zion Wilderness

Thanks to a generous grant from National Park Foundation and Zion National Park Foundation, Zion National Park will be hosting 25 fifth-grade students from Rainbow Dreams Academy in Las Vegas for their first camping experience. http://www.nps.gov/zion/parknews/lasvegasyouthinzion.htm