Articles from Grand Canyon NP

Preliminary Findings Indicate No Current Uranium Ore Exposure at Grand Canyon

Preliminary findings of an interagency safety review conducted last week at Grand Canyon National Park indicate no current exposure concerns for park employees and visitors from uranium ore samples previously stored in buckets at the park’s Museum Collection building. https://www.nps.gov/grca/learn/news/preliminary-findings-indicate-no-cur…

Finding of No Significant Impact signed for the Maswik South Rebuild Environmental Assessment at Grand Canyon National Park

A Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) was signed by Kate Hammond, Acting Regional Director for the Intermountain Region of the National Park Service for the rebuild of the Maswik South lodging complex and the construction of new roads near Maswik South at Grand Canyon National Park. https://www.nps.gov/grca/learn/news/fonsi-signed-for-maswik-south.htm

National Park Service Reviews Uranium Exposure at Grand Canyon

The National Park Service and the Department of the Interior are coordinating with federal and state agencies to investigate and address concerns of exposure to uranium rock samples previously stored at Grand Canyon National Park’s Museum Collection building. https://www.nps.gov/grca/learn/news/national-park-service-reviews-uraniu…

Grand Canyon National Park and Grand Canyon Conservancy to Celebrate 100th Anniversary with Fee-Free Entrance and Commemoration Ceremony on February 26th

Grand Canyon National Park and Grand Canyon Conservancy invite the public and park partners to join National Park Service staff in celebrating the 100th anniversary of Grand Canyon’s designation as a national park. To celebrate this significant milestone, Grand Canyon National Park will waive entrance fees for visitors coming to the park on February 26. https://www.nps.gov/grca/learn/news/grand-canyon-national-park-100th-ann…

Grand Canyon National Park Visitor Services Reopen Following End of Government Shutdown

Following the enactment of the continuing resolution, staff at Grand Canyon National Park will resume regular operations this week, including opening visitor centers, offering ranger programs, opening permit offices, and collecting fees at entrance stations. https://www.nps.gov/grca/learn/news/grand-canyon-visitor-services-reopen…

Grand Canyon National Park Accessible to Public during Partial Government Shutdown

During the partial shutdown of the federal government due to the lapse of appropriations, national parks will remain as accessible as possible while still following all applicable laws and procedures. Park roads, lookouts, and trails at Grand Canyon National Park will remain accessible to visitors. Visitor services provided by park concessioners and other entities will also remain open and operational, including lodging, restaurants and food service, grocery stores, retail locations, bicycle rental, concessioner provided tours, and park shuttle operations.

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