Grand Canyon, Ariz. – 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….
UPDATE: Weather forecasts predict an 80% chance of rain on Saturday, December 31st, so it’s likely the mud and flowing water will continue. Please be careful.
On December 22nd Ocotillo Wells SVRA posted photo and video on their Facebook page that the washes were flowing and the recreation area is very muddy. Please be careful if you are planning to go out there.
If you see water flowing across a road or wash: turn around, don’t drown!
**Update** Please Share! We have received more than an Inch of Rain in the last 24 hours and we expect more rain from the storm on late Friday through Saturday.
Twentynine Palms, CA – Joshua Tree National Park announced that, effective January 3, 2017, park fees would increase. These increases come about after extensive civic engagement from Oct. 21st to Nov. 22nd, 2014 and a high level of support from federal, state and county stakeholders as well as commercial operators.
DEATH VALLEY, CA – Interested in experiencing a beautiful location with your family or friends over the holidays? Looking for something fun and rewarding to do? Death Valley National Park is hosting several volunteer events, including the annual Christmas Bird Count and Junior Ranger service projects….
There are 10 more reasons to enjoy Mesa Verde National Park! The park will offer free admission on ten days in 2017….
The National Park Service Southeast Utah Group is pleased to announce Anthony Lott as the 2017 Community Artist in the Parks (CAIP). This is the first time the program will feature an artist residing in San Juan County, and focus on the southern parks of the group. https://www.nps.gov/cany/learn/news/news121616-2.htm
The National Park Service Southeast Utah Group is pleased to announce Anthony Lott as the 2017 Community Artist in the Parks (CAIP). This is the first time the program will feature an artist residing in San Juan County, and focus on the southern parks of the group. https://www.nps.gov/arch/learn/news/news121616-2.htm
Mesa Verde invites you to join us Friday, January 6, 2017 for a special moonlight event! The Morefield Campground winter trails will be open from 6:00 pm until 10:00 pm for snowshoeing and cross-country skiing. This event is free and open to all ages. https://www.nps.gov/meve/learn/news/17_46_winterfest_2017.htm
Mesa Verde National Park is planning to implement a prescribed fire between January 3 and January 27, weather permitting. The Chapin Mesa area prescribed fire is being conducted to dispose of material created during fuel reduction projects from this summer. https://www.nps.gov/meve/learn/news/16_45_prescribed_burn_01-2017.htm
Arches and Canyonlands national parks are open all year, but the park’s visitor center operations change with the arrival of winter. https://www.nps.gov/cany/learn/news/news121616.htm