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New Trail Exhibits at Grand Canyon Bring Story of Ancient Puebloan People to Life

New Trail Exhibits at Grand Canyon Bring Story of Ancient Puebloan People to LifeWho were the ancestral Puebloan people who once lived in the Grand Canyon and surrounding area? A series of new trail exhibit panels at Grand Canyon National Park help to answer that question.

The five panels at Bright Angel Pueblo, an archeological site located within the inner canyon at the mouth of Bright Angel Creek, directly adjacent to Phantom Ranch, give hikers many details.
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Grand Canyon National Park’s Desert View Watchtower Threatened By Time, Weather

Grand Canyon National Park’s Desert View Watchtower Threatened By Time, Weather Grand Canyon National Park's Desert View Watchtower, One of the West's most venerable man-made icons, is in trouble.

Constructed in 1932, the 70-foot tower, popular with the thousands of tourists who visit Grand Canyon each year, is suffering from roo...
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Time to Hibernate: North Rim of Grand Canyon Begins Annual Closure Process

Time to Hibernate: North Rim of Grand Canyon Begins Annual Closure Process The closure of Grand Canyon National Park's North Rim for 2009 has begun, but rangers said the rim will remain open with limited services through Nov. 29 or until snow closes Highway 67 leading into the park.

Park visitors will no longer be able to a...
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Grand Canyon to Celebrate 2009 Earth Science Week With Field Trips, Evening Talks

Grand Canyon to Celebrate 2009 Earth Science Week With Field Trips, Evening Talks Grand Canyon National Park will celebrate Earth Science Week 2009 by offering a variety of special programs and activities during the week of Oct. 11 - 17.

Ranger and resource management-led programs on the park's geology and other earth science topic...
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Grand Canyon National Park to Celebrate First Annual Dia de la Familia

Grand Canyon National Park to Celebrate First Annual Dia de la Familia Grand Canyon National Park will be launching a new tradition on Sept. 26, 2009 when it inaugurates its first annual ‘Dia de la Familia,' a celebration honoring the importance of Hispanic families to the history and culture of the Southwest.

Dia de l...
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