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Grand Canyon National Park News

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  • North Rim Day-Use Operations Begin on October 16

    October 5, 2022 | 8:56 am

    Grand Canyon National Park’s North Rim will transition to day-use operations on Sunday, October 16, 2022. At that time, the Grand Canyon Lodge and North Rim campground will close, and limited services will be available to visitors.

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  • Parkwide Water Restrictions Lifted

    September 27, 2022 | 2:29 pm

    After several weeks of pipeline breaks and water restrictions, water in storage tanks on both North and South rims of Grand Canyon National Park have reached sustainable levels. Visitors, residents, and businesses should continue to use basic water conservation practices and mindful water use at all times.

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  • Grand Canyon National Park Will Ease Water Restrictions

    September 19, 2022 | 2:51 pm

    Water delivery to Grand Canyon National Park's South and North rims has been restored and the park is beginning a phased-in approach to easing water restrictions. The amount of water in reservoir tanks is increasing daily and once sustainable levels are reached the park will continue to ease water restrictions.

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  • Fifty-eight Bison Successfully Relocated from Grand Canyon’s North Rim

    September 19, 2022 | 12:00 am

    On September 11, Grand Canyon wildlife managers successfully relocated 58 bison from the North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park. All bison were transferred to the Intertribal Buffalo Council, who transported the animals to the Iowa Tribe of Oklahoma and the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe of South Dakota.

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  • One Fatality and Multiple Injured on the Colorado River in Grand Canyon National Park-Sept. 2022

    September 11, 2022 | 2:44 pm

    On Saturday, September 10 at approximately 2:12 p.m., Grand Canyon National Park was alerted to a flipped boat with multiple injuries from a river trip near Bedrock Rapid on the Colorado River. The Grand Canyon Regional Communications Center then received a report that CPR was in progress.

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  • Additional Water Restrictions Implemented at the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park

    September 11, 2022 | 8:54 am

    Effective immediately, the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park will begin phasing into greater water restrictions and conservation measures due to a series of breaks in the Transcanyon Waterline. The North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park will remain in current water conservation status. Until park staff repair the break and water in storage tanks reaches sustainable levels, the park will remain in conservation mode.

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  • Hiker Fatality along the Thunder River Trail in Grand Canyon National Park

    September 6, 2022 | 9:06 am

    On September 4 at approximately 7:30 p.m., the Grand Canyon Regional Communications Center received a report of a deceased backpacker along the Thunder River Trail, approximately one mile from the confluence of Tapeats Creek and the Colorado River.

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  • Grand Canyon National Park initiates water conservation for both North and South rims

    September 3, 2022 | 9:47 am

    Effective immediately, Grand Canyon National Park will re-implement mandatory water conservation measures on both the North and South rims of the park. This is due to diminished water supplies as a result of a major pipeline break discovered on September 3 in the inner canyon along the North Kaibab Trail. Water conservation measures require all park residents and visitors to conserve and reduce water usage wherever possible in homes, hotel rooms, and at the campgrounds.

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  • Business Opportunity Announced for Providing Guided Multi-Day Interpretive Whitewater River Trips along the Colorado River through Grand Canyon

    August 31, 2022 | 1:12 pm

    Grand Canyon National Park Superintendent Ed Keable has announced the Prospectus Release for the 16-contracts to provide guided interpretive multi-day whitewater tours within Grand Canyon National Park, Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, and Lake Mead National Recreation Area. These tours will provide guides, boats, gear, meals and interpretation of Grand Canyon's spectacular natural and cultural resources.

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  • Bat tests positive for rabies along the Colorado River in Grand Canyon National Park

    August 29, 2022 | 12:18 pm

    Grand Canyon National Park biologists have received confirmation that a bat collected along the Colorado River in mid-August has tested positive for rabies. Wildlife managers generally report an increase in human-bat interactions in summer months. Individuals who have had physical contact with a bat are advised to seek medical attention and be assessed for appropriate medical treatment.

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