At approximately 9 am on Thursday, December 1, the Grand Canyon Regional Communications Center received a call alerting rangers to a potentially suicidal individual at Grand Canyon National Park. https://www.nps.gov/grca/learn/news/potential-suicide-grand-canyon.htm
Dec 1, 2016 – Following a storm last weekend, and with a chance for more snow on Friday, visitors to Grand Canyon National Park should be prepared for snowpacked and icy roads. Visitors can expect temporary road closures and poor driving conditions whenever winter storms pass through the area….
Granite Mountain Hotshots Memorial State Park is opening to the public on November 30, 2016. On the second anniversary of the Yarnell Hill Fire, Arizona State Parks purchased 320 acres of State Trust land near the site where 19 Granite Mountain Hotshots sacrificed their lives while battling one of the most devastating fires in Arizona’s history….
SPRINGDALE, UT – Zion National Park is proposing to redesign the South Entrance Monument site and adjacent parking area in order to enhance visitor safety, expand cultural resource protection measures and help mitigate factors contributing to vehicle congestion experienced at the South Entrance. The monument has become a renowned park feature, enjoyed by travelers from around the globe and is a favored backdrop for millions of visitors’ photographs at the entrance for over 80 years….
Chocolate, favored beverage of priests across the Spanish empire, will be celebrated at the ruins of the mission church at Tumacácori National Historical Park between 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 10th….
Do you love Death Valley National Park? Now you can show your love by volunteering at service days.
During the holiday season, #Opt Outside by giving back to your park. Clean-ups and other special holiday drop-in project days will be a perfect activity for travelers and families over Thanksgiving weekend and winter break. Winter months bring mild weather to the desert, making it a popular time to explore the unique landscape in more agreeable weather….
Joshua Tree National Park, Twentynine Palms, CA – Park rangers have been looking for a missing Los Angeles couple believed to have been possibly travelling to the park and or, the Imperial Dunes area. Visitor centers have been alerted and a thorough search of roads and campgrounds have failed to result in any lead in the couple’s disappearance. Park staff will continue to search and be on the lookout as part of normal duties….
Fire managers will take advantage of favorable weather conditions over the next several weeks and initiate prescribed burns on the North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park. https://www.nps.gov/grca/learn/news/north-rim-fall-prescribed-burns.htm
Park Rangers will be cleaning Angels Landing https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/al-closure-11_17_16.htm
Glen Canyon is just one of many National Parks that will provide free entrance to the park on several selected days in 2017….