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  1. Grand Canyon R2R Hikers Will Now Need PermitsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Backpacker

    Grand Canyon National Park officials announced Wednesday that the park will begin requiring special use permits for all non-commercial rim-to-rim hikes and trail runs beginning September 15. In a statement , the park cited overcrowding as the primary reason for the new regulations.

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  2. Grand Canyon Announces New Regulations for RunnersRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Competitor Magazine

    The National Park Service announced today that it will begin issuing Special Use Permits on an interim basis for organized, non-commercial rim-to-rim and extended day hiking and running at Grand Canyon National Park.

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  3. 11 hawk watches in 10 states to visit this fall, plus one not to miss in springRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Birder's World

    ... information, and detailed descriptions. Each one welcomes visitors. Yaki and Lipan Points, Grand Canyon National Park Hawks, eagles, falcons, and the occasional California Condor fly past this pair of hawk watches along the South Rim of the Grand ...

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  4. Bumpy Road to Tribe's Grand Canyon Skywalk Now PavedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 24 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... bypass Turner's property. Some 700,000 people visit Grand Canyon West outside the boundaries of Grand Canyon National Park each year, either by helicopter or bus or by driving their personal vehicles on Diamond Bar Road. Tribal Chairwoman Sherry ...

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  5. National parks, monuments free MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 22 | The Daily Courier

    The Daily Courier The Grand Canyon National Park as well as the Tuzigoot and Montezuma Castle national monuments in northern Arizona are among the sites that will be open free to visitors Monday.

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  6. 18 Arizona Parks and Monuments to Visit on Free National Parks DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 22 | Phoenix New Times

    ... would be impossible to create this list without the grandest of them all. Arizona is home to the Grand Canyon National Park , one of the most popular parks in the country. Despite closures last year, the natural attraction drew four and a half ...

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  7. Real conservation is taking care of what you already ownRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 21 | The Hill

    ... facilities in Yellowstone. As much as $200 million is needed to ensure safe drinking water at Grand Canyon National Park. And $3.3 billion in high-priority road repairs are needed across the national park system. The basic problem is one of ...

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  8. Board backs plan to protect views at missionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 20 | MySanAntonio.com

    ... as a World Heritage site, part of a list that includes Chartes Cathedral in Chartes, France, and Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona. Miller said planning tools to protect the scenic quality of the mission sites is imperative to the success of the ...

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  9. Park History: The Railroads And The National ParksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 20 | National Parks Traveler

    ... development of a number of parks, including Glacier National Park, Yellowstone National Park, and Grand Canyon National Park, this lecture will revolve around the Union Pacific Railroad in Utah in general and at Zion specifically. The Zion Canyon ...

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  10. Who will run lodging, restaurants at Grand Canyon?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 20 | Seattle Times

    Hikers walk on the South Kaibab Trail in Grand Canyon National Park, Ariz. One of the most lucrative contracts in the National Park Service is going out to bid for a third time, after Grand Canyon found the previous bids unacceptable.

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  11. Lucrative Grand Canyon food and lodging contract up for bid againRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 20 | Big News Network.com

    ... Media EC on behalf of Big News Network. This file photo shows hikers on the South Kaibab Trail in Grand Canyon National Park, Ariz. One of the most lucrative contracts in the National Park Service is going out to bid for a third time, after Grand ...

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  12. Lucrative Grand Canyon contract up for bid againRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 20 | The Gazette

    ... year. FILE - This Monday, Sept. 27, 2010, file photo, shows hikers on the South Kaibab Trail in Grand Canyon National Park, Ariz. One of the most lucrative contracts in the National Park Service is going out to bid for a third time, after Grand ...

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  13. Lucrative Grand Canyon contract up for bid againRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 19 | Greenwich Citizen

    This Monday, Sept. 27, 2010, file photo, shows hikers on the South Kaibab Trail in Grand Canyon National Park, Ariz.

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  14. Drone Ban Deadline In National Parks NearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 19 | CBS Local

    ... it said a drone bothered a group of visitors that had gathered to watch a "quiet sunset" at Grand Canyon National Park. Later that month, volunteers at Zion National Park in Utah said a drone disturbed a bighorn sheep herd. "We expect our rangers to ...

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  15. Grand Canyon on the PrecipiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 14 | National Geographic

    ... is a place that people come to be awed by Mother Nature's work over millions of years," said Grand Canyon National Park Superintendent David Uberuaga, who calls the threats facing the park the gravest in its 95-year history. "It is a World Heritage ...

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  16. Concessions Contract Will Cost Grand Canyon National Park $100 Million, But Benefit Park In Long RunRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 14 | National Parks Traveler

    Grand Canyon National Park is spending $100 million to make a contract for the South Rim concessions business, which includes the El Tovar Hotel, more appealing to bidding companies/Xanterra Parks & Resorts A new concessions contract for businesses on the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park will cost the park $100 million, an amount that could ... (more)

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  17. Studying the great outdoors: Hutchings fifth-graders showcase national parksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 13 | Daily Press & Argus

    ... experts on America's national parks. The class connected via Skype with national park rangers at Grand Canyon National Park , and individual students corresponded with parks around the county. Using that correspondence and other research sources, ...

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  18. SITECH Technology Dealer Established In The Intermountain Region To...Read the original story

    Tuesday Aug 12 | Public Works .com

    Trimble announced recently that a SITECH Technology Dealer has been established in Utah as well as in several adjacent counties in Wyoming and counties in the Grand Canyon National Park and Lake Mead recreation area of northern Arizona.

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  19. Delaware North wins Grand Canyon pactRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 12 | Big News Network.com

    ... by Mainstream Media EC on behalf of Big News Network. Adding to its footprint and presence in the Grand Canyon National Park, the federal National Park Service awarded Buffalo-based Delaware North Cos. a long-term contract to operate the Yavapai ...

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  20. Park Service announces business opportunity for hospitality contractRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 12 | Grand Canyon News

    ... of revenue and lodging inventory. Photo/WGCN Williams-Grand Canyon News GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - Grand Canyon National Park Superintendent Dave Uberuaga has announced the availability of a prospectus for a business opportunity in the park, to provide ...

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