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Grand Canyon Visitors Will Have Grand Look at the Heavens in June

Grand Canyon Visitors Will Have Grand Look at the Heavens in JuneGrand Canyon National Park will be focusing on astronomy in June as it celebrates two heavenly events for visitors.

On the afternoon of June 5, 2012, there will be public telescope viewing of a rare Transit of Venus event at the South Rim's Grand Canyon Visitor Center.

Then, from Saturday, June 16 through Saturday, June 23, the 22nd annual Grand Canyon Star Party will be held on both the South and North Rims.
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Grand Canyon Celebrates Earth Day With Events, Free Admission

Grand Canyon Celebrates Earth Day With Events, Free Admission Need a place to celebrate Earth Day? Why not the Grand Canyon, where the oldest human artifacts found are nearly 12,000 years old, and you can walk into the past with the Trail of Time.

Grand Canyon National Park will celebrate the 42nd anniversary of...
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Hiker Dies in Accidental Fall at Grand Canyon National Park

Hiker Dies in Accidental Fall at Grand Canyon National Park A 300-fall down the side of Owl Eyes Canyon in Grand Canyon National Park claimed the life of a female hiker Feb. 26, 2012.

The woman was identified as 24-year-old Ioana Elise Hociota of Tempe, Ariz.

According to park rangers, the Grand Canyon Regional...
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Grand Canyon National Park to Host Archeology Day Celebration on March 24

Grand Canyon National Park to Host Archeology Day Celebration on March 24 Grand Canyon National Park will host its 5th annual Archeology Day March 24, 2012 with a number of free activities for the public in honor of Arizona Archaeology and Heritage Awareness Month.

Arizona Archaeology and Heritage Awareness Month is intende...
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Grand Canyon Ends Sale of Disposable Drinking Water Containers

Grand Canyon Ends Sale of Disposable Drinking Water Containers Visitors to Grand Canyon National Park will no longer be able to purchase drinking water in individual disposable containers inside the park, such as plastic water bottles typically bought at convenience stores or supermarkets.

The ban on the sale of ...
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