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Rebuilt Hermit Road Opens Again for Visitors

Rebuilt Hermit Road Opens Again for VisitorsWith a ribbon-cutting ceremony honoring widening and rehabilitation work to mark the occasion, Grand Canyon National Park's historic Hermit Road reopened for visitors Nov. 15, 2008.

Grand Canyon National Park Superintendent Steve P. Martin, cut a ceremonial ribbon to officially inaugurate public access to the historic Hermit Road, located on the South Rim between Grand Canyon Village and Hermits Rest.
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Grand Canyon NP to Inaugurate ‘Celebrate Wildlife Day’ on Nov. 1

Grand Canyon NP to Inaugurate ‘Celebrate Wildlife Day’ on Nov. 1 Grand Canyon National Park is not only a place of great natural wonder, it's home to a diverse array of wildlife, from mammals such as the mountain lion to the endangered Southwestern willow flycatcher bird.

To help the public become more aware about ...
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Grand Canyon National Park’s North Rim facilities to close for the season in mid-October

Grand Canyon National Park’s North Rim facilities to close for the season in mid-October Many of Grand Canyon National Park's North Rim facilities will close for the season on Oct. 15, Superintendent Steve Martin announced. The National Park Service will continue park operations through Nov. 30, unless snow closes Highway 67 leading into...
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Renovated Historic Yavapai Observation Station at Grand Canyon National Park Offers Breathtaking Views

Renovated Historic Yavapai Observation Station at Grand Canyon National Park Offers Breathtaking Views For nearly 80 years, visitors to the Grand Canyon have stopped at the Yavapai Point Trailside Museum to take in some of the breathtaking beauty and scope of one of the West's incredible natural wonders.

Since its opening in 1928, Yavapai Point's puebl...
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Plague Confirmed as Cause of Death of Wildlife Biologist Eric York At Grand Canyon National Park

Plague Confirmed as Cause of Death of Wildlife Biologist Eric York At Grand Canyon National Park Plague was confirmed as the cause of death of Eric York, a 37-year-old National Park Service (NPS) wildlife biologist who was found dead Nov. 2, 2007, in his residence on the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park.

Tests were conducted by the Centers...
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