Free Entrance on Martin Luther King Day

Grand Canyon National Park will join national park sites around the country in celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr. Day with free entrance to the park. Entrance fees will be waived for all visitors arriving to Grand Canyon National Park on Monday January 16, 2017. Read more about Free Entrance on Martin Luther King Day

Looking Forward to Grand Canyon National Park's Centennial

As the National Park Service (NPS) prepares for a second century of service, Grand Canyon National Park celebrates the significant accomplishments of the NPS centennial celebration and looks ahead to its own park centennial in 2019. Read more about Looking Forward to Grand Canyon National Park's Centennial

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Grand Canyon National Park Celebrates 6 Millionth Visitor in 2016

Iva Torivio welcomes the Johnson family- Grand Canyon's 6 millionth visitors in 2016 -NPS/Michael Quinn

Grand Canyon National Park celebrated its 6 millionth visitor as its final National Park Service Centennial event.

The distinction went to the Johnson family from Las Vegas, Nevada. Delighted to be part of the celebration, James and Abigail Johnson and their kids Sophia and Elijah were first time visitors to Grand Canyon National Park. “At first I didn’t think it was real”, exclaimed Sophia, “but I’m really happy we’re the 6 millionth!” Read more about Grand Canyon National Park Celebrates 6 Millionth Visitor in 2016

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No Entrance Fees for Veterans Day 2016

In honor of those that serve and have served in the United States military, Grand Canyon National Park will offer everyone free entrance on Veterans Day Friday, November 11.

Fee-free designation applies to entrance fees only and does not affect fees for camping, reservations, tours, or use of concessions. Park entrance stations will have the Interagency Senior and Annual passes available for those who wish to purchase them. Visitors who plan to spend time in the park beyond November 11 will need to pay the regular entrance fee the remainder of their stay. Read more about No Entrance Fees for Veterans Day 2016

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Native American Indian Heritage Celebration November 9

On Wednesday, November 9, Grand Canyon National Park will host a Native American Indian Heritage Celebration with special presentations and demonstrations. Grand Canyon visitors and residents are invited to participate in this special day to recognize and celebrate the many accomplishments, contributions, and sacrifices made by First Americans. Read more about Native American Indian Heritage Celebration November 9

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North Rim Seasonal Closures Beginning October 15th

Grand Canyon Lodge

North Rim operations will begin seasonal shut-down of most visitor services on Saturday, October 15. The North Rim will remain open to day-use visitors and overnight campers, until Thursday, December 1 unless heavy snowfall closes State Highway 67 earlier. Read more about North Rim Seasonal Closures Beginning October 15th

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Free Park Entrance on National Public Lands Day, Saturday, September 24

Celebrate National Public Lands Day with free entrance to Grand Canyon National Park Saturday, September 24. National Public Lands Day promotes enjoyment and stewardship of our nation's public lands. As part of the festivities, visitors can participate in an inaugural ride on the Greenway Trail or attend a lively story-filled evening program. Read more about Free Park Entrance on National Public Lands Day, Saturday, September 24

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Festival of Flight

Festival of Flight

Grand Canyon National Park invites bird enthusiasts of all levels to participate in a weekend of birding fun and excitement including a LIVE radio broadcast with Talkin' Birds Radio. Read more about Festival of Flight

Grand Canyon from Space

Grand Canyon from the International Space Station -Astronaut Jeff Williams

This mosaic of the entire Grand Canyon from Lake Powell to Lake Mead was assembled from photos taken by Jeff Williams, current commander of the International Space Station, to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the US National Park Service. To see his photos of other national parks from space, go to http://www.space.com/33851-us-national-parks-from-space-photos.html. Read more about Grand Canyon from Space

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2016 Grand Canyon Music Festival

Grand Canyon Music Festival 2016 poster

Grand Canyon Music Festival begins this Thursday, August 25. http://grandcanyonmusicfest.org/ Read more about 2016 Grand Canyon Music Festival

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