Cultural Demonstrations at Desert View Watchtower

Starting September 26 the Desert View Watchtower will again host a cultural demonstrator series. The series provides park visitors the opportunity to interact with members of Grand Canyon National Park's Traditionally Associated Tribes and for the artisans to share their history and crafts. This series is possible with grants from Grand Canyon Association and ArtPlace America. Read more about Cultural Demonstrations at Desert View Watchtower

2015 Grand Canyon Celebration of Art, September 12, 2015 - January 18, 2016

Grand Canyon Celebration of Art

Hosted each year by the Grand Canyon Association, the Grand Canyon Celebration of Art is an annual event that includes 6 days of art related events followed by a 3 month long exhibition in Kolb Studio on the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park.

The exhibit will open with a reception on Sunday, September 20, 2015 from 12 noon to 2 pm, which was free and open to the public. Read more about 2015 Grand Canyon Celebration of Art, September 12, 2015 - January 18, 2016

Recent Storm Damage to Tuweep Area Roads

Major storms over the last few days caused significant damage to roads in the Tuweep area of Grand Canyon National Park.

Toroweap Overlook Road remains open; however, visitors will need high clearance vehicles to negotiate ruts, debris, and deep puddles. Visitors should not drive on affected roads on the Kanab Plateau or the Vulcan's Throne Road until at least this weekend, or until drier conditions prevail. Operating a vehicle during muddy conditions which results in damage to roadways is prohibited. Read more about Recent Storm Damage to Tuweep Area Roads

Grand Canyon Welcomes Fourth Graders

Grand Canyon National Park invites all fourth grade students to visit the park for free as part of the White House's new Every Kid in a Park program. As of September 1, fourth grade students can now go to www.everykidinapark.gov to complete an activity and obtain a free annual pass to more than 2,000 federal recreation areas, including national parks. Read more about Grand Canyon Welcomes Fourth Graders

Desert View Watchtower Hosting the Last Cultural Demonstration of 2015

Grand Canyon National Park's second annual Desert View Cultural Demonstrator Series will come to an end Labor Day weekend, September 5-7. This series provides visitors the opportunity to interact with members of Grand Canyon National Park's 11 Traditionally Associated Tribes and for the artisans to share their history and traditional crafts. Read more about Desert View Watchtower Hosting the Last Cultural Demonstration of 2015

Free Admission August 25, the 99th Birthday of the National Park Service

The National Park Service is turning 99 years old on August 25 and Grand Canyon National Park wants to give you a present- free admission! The usual entrance fee will be waived for all visitors to Grand Canyon on Tuesday, August 25. Read more about Free Admission August 25, the 99th Birthday of the National Park Service

Grant Awarded for Intertribal Cultural Projects At Desert View

ArtPlace America recently announced that the American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association (AIANTA), on behalf of the tribal heritage project partnership, received a grant of $500,000 to further arts and culture at Desert View in Grand Canyon National Park. The grant will transform Desert View into a place to celebrate, share, and learn about inter-tribal cultural heritage. Read more about Grant Awarded for Intertribal Cultural Projects At Desert View

Dave Stamey Appears with Alternative Spring Break Citizenship School

On Tuesday, July 28 at 7 pm, Grand Canyon National Park, in concert with the Alternative Break Citizenship School (ABCS), will host award-winning western singer and songwriter Dave Stamey at Shrine of the Ages in Grand Canyon Village. This concert is free and open to the public. Read more about Dave Stamey Appears with Alternative Spring Break Citizenship School

Living History at Grand Canyon

Echoes from the Canyon," Grand Canyon National Park's popular living history program, returns for the fourth year in a row. Park rangers will take the stage for three Saturday performances in place of the nightly ranger programs at McKee Amphitheater. Read more about Living History at Grand Canyon

Western Arts Day July 11 at North im

The National Park Service invites the public to celebrate Western Arts Day 2015, Saturday, July 11, on the North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park. Western Arts Day celebrates the unique culture that defines Grand Canyon, Northern Arizona, and Southern Utah. Read more about Western Arts Day July 11 at North im

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