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Uranium Mining Tied to Regional Economy

Mining companies and local residents are awaiting Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar’s final decision to allow or ban hard rock mining for the next 20 years on approximately one million acres on the Arizona Strip north of Grand Canyon National Park. Surges in the price of uranium from about $10 per pound in 2003, […]

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Bearizona Reaches One Year Anniversary

Bearizona Wildlife Park is celebrating one year in business.  The drive-through park near Williams features North American animals including bears, wolves, bison and big horn sheep as well as other animals. The park opened in May of 2010, with more than 90,000 visitors before the end of last year.  In January, park officials celebrated the […]

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Grand Canyon Field Institute Opportunity

Grand Canyon Association is excited to announce aGrand Rim Adventure, a daily half-day walking tour led by our expert Grand Canyon Field Institute instructors, available for same day booking, from June 13 to August 31. A Grand Rim Adventure will share the compelling stories of the canyon’s rocks, plants, animals, landmark structures and colorful historic […]

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Shuttle Resuming at Canyon

The National Park Service (NPS) will again offer shuttle bus service between Grand Canyon National Park and the neighboring town of Tusayan.  The service will be available from May 14 through September 9 and will run at 15 minute intervals between 8:00 a.m. and 9:30 p.m. The first bus will leave Tusayan at 8:00 a.m. […]

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Grand Canyon North Rim Reopening May 15

The Arizona Department of Transportation will open Highway 67 to the North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park on Sunday, May 15 by 7:00 a.m.; and Grand Canyon Lodge North Rim, a Forever Resorts property, and Grand Canyon Trail Rides will commence their 2011 seasonal operations. Grand Canyon Lodge North Rim operations include lodging, groceries, camper services, food […]

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