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Pipeline Break Leads to Water Shortage at Phantom Ranch – date posted Jun 28, 2013

As a result of a series of breaks in the Trans-Canyon Water Pipeline, Phantom Ranch at the bottom of Grand Canyon is currently experiencing a water shortage. Visitors hiking to Phantom Ranch must be self-sufficient and be prepared to carry or treat all drinking water. In consultation with the National Park Service, Xanterra South Rim Read the full article…

Drinking Water in the Cross-Canyon Corridor – date posted Aug 8, 2013

There is a break in the transcanyon pipeline approximately five miles north of Phantom Ranch at the north end of the "Box". Repairs will start Aug 8 and, if all goes well, are expected to take approximately two days. During the shutdown of the waterline for repairs, drinking water will not be available at Roaring Read the full article…

Excessive Heat Warning – date posted Jun 26, 2013

The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat warning from June 28, 10:00 AM MST until June 30, 08:00 PM MST. …EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM FRIDAY TO 8 PM MST SUNDAY BELOW 4000 FEET… THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN FLAGSTAFF HAS ISSUED AN EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING…WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM Read the full article…

Free Lecture “Paving the Way to Zion” on Thursday, June 20 at the Canyon Community Center in Springdale

Join John Clark, artist and author of “Opening Zion,” as he uncovers the fascinating history of early tourism in Zion National Park

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…