The Most Dangerous Animal in the Grand Canyon WILL SHOCK YOU

Charging elk, bighorn sheep, mountain lions, one of these must be the most dangerous animal in the Grand Canyon, right? Not quite – According to local hospitals, the rock squirrel is the most dangerous animal of all the Grand Canyon residents. Rock Squirrels use their charm and wit to lure tourists in, but as you…

Grand Canyon named world’s best place to Stargaze

2019 has been an iconic year for the Grand Canyon. February of 2019, the Grand Canyon marked it’s first 100 years. In addition, On June 22, 2019 the International Dark-Sky Association named Grand Canyon the Dark Sky Place of the Year (AKA the world’s best place for stargazing). Here’s why it’s a big deal. What…

A Visit For Every Season

The name is synonymous with the grandest of things, one of the seven wonders of the natural world. But to truly experience the grandeur that the Grand Canyon provides, you must explore, experience and truly take in the park and all it offers. Each season in the canyon is distinctly unique, offering visitors new experiences,…

Grand Canyon with Kids – Making the Most of your Family Adventure

At Grand Canyon, family fun goes deep, with bottomless opportunities for educational exploration (although the kids will only see it as endless fun!) Your kids are only young for a short time, but the memories made on an extraordinary family trip will last a lifetime. National Parks offer the best of the best in terms…

Grand Canyon Cloud Inversions – A Spectacle of Nature

    If you’re really lucky, during a winter visit to the Grand Canyon, you might get to experience a rare but extraordinary weather phenomenon called a total cloud inversion. It’s almost unearthly and truly one of the most spectacular tricks that nature can pull. Cloud inversions occur when cold air is trapped in the…

How Drinking Wine Can Assist the California Condor

In 1982 there were only 22 California Condors left in the world. The future looked devastatingly bleak, until the incredible people of The Peregrine Fund stepped in to save the species and change the future of these stunning raptors. Today there are nearly 500 – more than half flying free in Arizona, Utah, California and…

Top Ten Grand Canyon Hikes

any options are available for day hikers. Both the South Rim and the North Rim offer rim trail hikes that have spectacular views of the inner canyon, some on paved trails. Or you can choose to day hike into the canyon. Permits are not required for non-commercial day hikes.