James Crocker, 63, of Lakewood, Colorado, entered the river at the top of Hance Rapid, Colorado River mile 77.
Chamber of Commerce Board Member Stoney Ward said the town is going to be extra busy and every business in town is participating in Fourth of July events.
An excessive heat warning continues at Grand Canyon after the park reported temperatures were expected to exceed more than 100 degrees June 12-17.
Common themes throughout the weekend included hikers underprepared for the hot, dry weather and difficulty of the hikes, overly ambitious hiking plans and drug and alcohol consumption.
Some of the hardest working folks at any park are the trail crew, especially during the heat of the summer.
On June 11, Kaibab National Forest and Grand Canyon National Park entered Stage 2 fire restrictions in an effort to mitigate the dangers of human-caused wildfires.
In Grand Canyon, 58.5 percent of residents age 15 and older have been fully vaccinated, and local efforts continue to provide opportunities for residents to receive vaccinations.
The search is on for a missing Texas man at Grand Canyon National Park.
The Biden administration June 3 proposed funding for dozens of conservation and recreation projects across the country as it allocates $2.8 billion in grants and programs authorized by a landmark conservation law enacted last year.
The Great Depression brought the United States to its knees as millions of people became unemployed and a generation of young people were facing a hopeless future.
An historic, creek-side farm once targeted for residential development will be preserved instead as an agricultural and ecological oasis 40 miles south of Tucson.
Park Medics were able to reach the patient shortly before she succumbed to her injuries.
GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - An excessive heat warning has been issued for Grand Canyon this weekend.
Each evening, Grand Canyon National Park will premiere two videos at 7:30 and 9 p.m. PDT. The weeklong Star Party Speaker Series will feature nine special guest speakers.
Last December, as bikes became increasingly popular among visitors, the National Park Service (NPS) finalized regulations governing the use of e-bikes in national parks.
Visitors to Grand Canyon National Park this summer season can expect long lines, full parking lots and crowded conditions.
Grand Canyon National Park expressed its appreciation to bystanders and volunteers who stepped up when help was needed.
A new study suggests jaguars could be successfully reintroduced to parts of their historic range in the United States, where the large cats were wiped out by humans decades ago.
Environmental groups have been being pushing for the release.
Raptor Ranch, a Grand Canyon Arizona Bird of Prey Center located in in Valle, Arizona, is offering bird training demonstrations as well as daily tours to its historic Bedrock City park.
Grand Canyon School’s class of 2021 graduation takes place June 4 at 6 p.m. at the Grand Canyon School Soccer Field at Grand Canyon National Park.
On May 19, the National Park Service (NPS) released new mask guidelines for Grand Canyon — wearing a mask is no longer a requirement in many buildings or outdoor spaces in and around the park.
Grand Canyon National Park (GCNP) has announced applications are now available for the 2020 Astronomer-in -Residence program.
In 2020, Grand Canyon National Park visitation dropped by nearly 50 percent because of the coronavirus pandemic, according to National Park Service (NPS) reporting data.