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Grand Canyon NPS 7h
“We made our way to the very edge of the cliff and looked down. We could hear the water dashing, splashing and roaring as if angry at the small space through which it was forced to pass.” ― Sallie Hester
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Grand Canyon NPS 13h
From the South Kaibab Trailhead west to Hermits Rest, a distance of 14 miles (22 km), the Rim Trail offers grand views of the canyon. Most of the trail is paved with minimal elevation change. Be sure to bring water/snacks. Pets must be leashed. Details >
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Grand Canyon NPS Oct 27
Late afternoon shadows on this Tuesday, October 27, 2020. Feeling much colder out than it should be.
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Grand Canyon NPS Oct 27
Every year, plants and animals—and even rocks—change with the rhythmic seasons. By protecting and learning from natural changes in this national park, we can gage the changes we bring to the world around us. -mq
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Grand Canyon NPS Oct 27
“I go to nature every day for inspiration in the day’s work.” –Frank Lloyd Wright Flowers can brighten anyone's day. Grand Canyon cacti most commonly have flowers of red, purple or yellow. The majority grow in the inner canyon, although several species are found on the rim.
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Grand Canyon Conservancy Oct 26
Fall is proof that change is beautiful 🍂✨ 📸: Instagrammer @ jjay.antes
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Grand Canyon NPS Oct 26
With each step you take down Bright Angel Trail, temperatures grow warmer and plant life changes—sometimes abruptly. Elevation, temperature, precipitation, soil depth, and sunlight intertwine to determine where plants and animals can survive in the canyon. -mq
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Grand Canyon NPS Oct 26
“Water is the most perfect traveler because when it travels it becomes the path itself!” ― Mehmet Murat ildan Ribbons of water-loving plants, including willow, cottonwood, redbud, and cattail, skirt springs, streams, and river edges within Grand Canyon.
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Grand Canyon NPS Oct 25
Time-lapse video of fast moving clouds on the edge of a strong cold front this afternoon. (10/25/20) A chance of rain and snow showers tonight and into Monday. [video shows clouds moving above colorful peaks and cliffs within a vast canyon.] -mq
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Grand Canyon NPS Oct 25
The Desert of the Tonto Plateau in is similar to deserts of northern Mexico. Rainfall averages less than 10 in (25 cm) annually. Summer daytime temperatures often rise above 110° F (43° C) The low growing, widely spaced shrubs are dominated by blackbrush.
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Grand Canyon NPS Oct 25
Windy, yes! 10/25/20 We’re experiencing widespread gusts of 40-55 mph here on the South Rim of Grand Canyon. Strong winds will continue through the late afternoon hours. (video shows tree blowing in wind above a colorful canyon landscape of peaks and cliffs.
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Grand Canyon NPS Oct 25
Sunday, October 25, 2020. Hold on to your hat! We're expecting southwest winds to continue to increase into the afternoon hours with wind gusts up to 48 mph. Campers please secure any loose items in your vehicle while away from your campsite. -mq
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Grand Canyon NPS Oct 25
"It's a Sunday. I don't move on Sundays." - Chandler Bing Desert spiny lizards enjoy taking it easy on the weekend too, spending time in the sun. Their skin color changes as it responds to light and heat. This is their attempt to control their internal temperature.
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Grand Canyon NPS Oct 25
Good Morning from Grand Canyon National Park on this Sunday, October 25, 2020. We’re expecting a cold storm to pass through tonight and tomorrow, with a chance of rain and snow showers. You can follow the changes in the weather on our WebCams:
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NWS Flagstaff Oct 24
Southwest winds will be stronger on Sunday as a cold front approaches the region. A Wind Advisory has been issued from 9am-6pm MST for Coconino, Navajo, and Apache counties. Be sure to obey all area fire restrictions!
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Grand Canyon NPS Oct 24
A perfect afternoon to take a day hike down Bright Angel Trail. Learn what this historic Trail has to offer: 10/24/20
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Grand Canyon NPS Oct 24
October 24, 2020 - Hiker and Runner Alert: Due to an arriving cold front, water has been shut off at 1.5 mile and 3 mile rest houses on Bright Angel Trail. Water is still available at the trailhead, Indian Garden, and Plateau Point. Details >
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Grand Canyon NPS Oct 24
Good morning from Grand Canyon National Park on this Saturday, October 24, 2020. We're expecting a windy weekend with temperatures dropping on Monday and Tuesday as a cold front moves through the region. For a list of what is open this weekend visit:
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NWS Flagstaff Oct 24
Get ready for wind! As mentioned already, be prepared for a windy weekend, especially on Sunday. A Wind Advisory has been issued, we are expecting southwest winds from 20 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 50 mph, during the day Sunday.
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Grand Canyon NPS Oct 23
“Winter brings a colder palette with more heavy blue and violet, Fall has substantial more reddish and brown, Summer brings a variation of pastel colours and Spring, fresh green and tangerine.” ― Siren Waroe
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