Be Aware of Lightning Danger – date posted Jun 26, 2013

Summer storms in the southwest are often accompanied by potentially deadly lightning. Visitors walking and hiking in the park are reminded that if they can hear thunder, they should consider ending outdoor activities. If the sound of thunder follows a lightning flash within 30 seconds, seek shelter inside a building or vehicle. If this is not possible, move well away …

Be Aware of Lightning Danger – date posted Jul 13, 2012

Summer storms in the southwest are often accompanied by potentially deadly lightning. Visitors walking and hiking in the park are reminded that if they can hear thunder, they should consider ending outdoor activities. If the sound of thunder follows a lightning flash within 30 seconds, seek shelter inside a building or vehicle. If this is not possible, move well away …

Come support the local the theater in Springdale.  The Bumbleberry Theatre is right next door.  They are performing “The Little Shop of Horrors”.  It is showing every Friday, Saturday and Sunday in June.  The show starts at 7:00 pm.  Prices are:  Adults-$15/Children-$10 plus tax.  If you show them your Dixie Direct card the prices are discounted to: Adults-$10/Children-$5 plus tax.  …

Public Health Alert – Rabies – date posted Jun 26, 2013

A fox exhibiting abnormal behavior was euthanized in November 2011 near Phantom Ranch along the Colorado River in Grand Canyon. Earlier that month, another fox collected near Phantom Ranch tested positive for rabies. Rabies is considered a natural wildlife disease and will likely run its course. To reduce your risk of injury or illness from an animal encounter (fox, bat, …

Zion Park Motel New Blog

Zion Park Motel is pleased to now have a Blog.  For those of us who have enjoyed being in Zion National Park the beauty and peace felt there is something that will be remembered always.  We here at the Zion Park Motel are fortunate enough to have that “Zion-experience” every day. We hope that throught sharing photos, thoughts and experiences …

Corridor Trails Update – date posted Apr 14, 2010

Pipeline break at Phantom Ranch/ Bright Angel Campground on Tuesday April 13, 2010. Drinking water is not currently available. *water is available at Indian Garden Wall Creek located on the North Kaibab Trail between Bright Angel and Cottonwood Campground has been running high. There is no bridge crossing at Wall Creek. Hikers should exercise caution and be prepared to return …

Road Conditions for Remote Trailheads – date posted Apr 12, 2010

Thunder River access (Apr-12-10):  Hikers can drive to within about 5 miles of the Bill Hall and Thunder River trailheads. The road is not drivable past the intersection of Forest Roads 425 and 427 (per Fredonia Field Office, North Kaibab District). The big story of the day is the huge snowpack on the North Rim and the effects this will …

Early Spring in the Canyon – date posted Apr 12, 2010

The winter of 2010 was remarkable, with more snow than we’ve seen for at least 25 years. But the days are getting longer, a few brave plants are starting to show and, for today anyway, spring seems just around the next bend. Most of the snowpack has melted along the South Rim and backcountry travel is becoming easier, but 8 …

North Rim Closed for the Season – date posted Apr 12, 2010

State Route 67 and all services on the North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park are expected to re-open for the 2010 season on May 15, 2010. The North Rim campground is currently available for winter camping, but is only accessible via inner canyon trails from the South Rim or by cross-country skiing and snowshoeing – a 45 mile trip …

Drinking Water outside the Cross-Canyon Corridor – date posted Apr 12, 2010

The moisture laden winter has produce one very positive effect: the ephemeral, seasonal springs that dot the inner canyon are flowing now and will probably continue to flow for the next few weeks. Water issues in most parts of the canyon have temporarily receded into the background, with one important exception: the side canyons between the Little Colorado River and …