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Report from the North Rim – date posted Apr 25, 2017

The North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park will open as scheduled, on May 15, with limited visitor services and water conservation measures due to a break in the North Rim water pipeline. This damaged water line does not affect South Rim or Phantom Ranch operations. The North Rim Campground managed by the National Park Read the full article…

Drinking Water in the Cross-Canyon Corridor – date posted Apr 25, 2017

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…

Trails Update – date posted Apr 25, 2017

Be aware that spring weather can affect trail conditions. Check in with the Backcountry Information Center for the latest trail conditions prior to starting your hike. For information about vehicle access to remote trailheads, contact the Backcountry Information Center. —————————————— Check in with the Backcountry Information Center for the latest trail conditions prior to starting Read the full article…

Drinking Water in the Cross-Canyon Corridor – date posted Apr 20, 2017

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…

South Entrance Monument Site Reconfiguration Environmental Assessment Available for Review and Comment

South Entrance Monument Site Reconfiguration Environmental Assessment Available for Review and Comment https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/south-entrance-monument-site-reconfiguration-environmental-assessment-available-for-review-and-comment.htm

Prescribed Fire Planned in Zion National Park in mid-April

The project may be postponed because of unfavorable weather conditions or lack of firefighting resources. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/pxfire_4_16_17.htm

2017 PLEIN AIR ART INVITATIONAL PLANS SET AND ARTISTS SELECTED

Zion National Park and the Zion National Park Foundation have finalized the dates, event locations and artists for the 2017 Plein Air Art Invitational. The week-long event starts on Monday November 6, 2017 and culminates on Saturday November 11, 2017 with the “Art-In-The-Park” Paint Out and Silent Auction event held on the grounds of the Read the full article…

Extended Hours Delayed at Zion Human History Museum and Visitor Center

Starting April 29, 2017, both the Zion Human History Museum and Zion Canyon Visitor Center will remain open daily until 6:00 p.m https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/hoursdelyyed.htm

Drinking Water in the Cross-Canyon Corridor – date posted Apr 11, 2017

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…

Lower Emerald Pool Trail Reopens To Visitors

Trail had been closed due to rockfall. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/leptreopens.htm