Grand Canyon

But what's up with the haters?

News Flash: Arizona Loves the Grand Canyon

But what's up with the haters?

It’s official. We finally have proof that Arizonans love the Grand Canyon more than just about anything else. In early […]

Plan a Desert Getaway to Grand Canyon National Park

This story is part of NPCA’s biweekly Desert Getaway series. Read more stories in the series for tips on visiting […]

The Little Colorado River in the Marble Canyon area of Grand Canyon National Park, near a proposed development site.

A Double Threat to an American Icon

Why It’s Too Soon to Take Large-Scale Action on Development Proposals at the Grand Canyon

Over the summer, many New York Times readers were shocked to learn about two development proposals that would permanently scar the […]

The Milky Way rises over Ancestral Puebloan masonry ruins of the Square Tower Group at Hovenweep National Monument. NPS photo by Jacob W. Frank.

Destination Darkness

The Increasingly Rare Starscapes of the Colorado Plateau National Parks

The Colorado Plateau stretches for 130,000 square miles across the Four Corners region of Utah, Colorado, New Mexico, and Arizona. […]

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How One NPS Employee Turned Her Big Idea about Muppets into a Big Online Adventure for Kids

This past spring, Muppets Elmo and Murray learned how birds build nests at Gateway National Park and how the seasons […]