Press Releases and News from Grand Canyon Association
GCFI North Rim Hike
This summer the Grand Canyon Field Institute introduces a family-friendly hiking tour amidst the towering ponderosa pines along the canyon's edge, and down a portion of the scenic North Kaibab Trail. Your expert instructor will discuss geology, botany, and wildlife, as well as pioneer and Native American history. Click here for more information.
Arizona Public Service donates $1 million to Grand Canyon Association to initiate the Trails Forever endowment at Grand Canyon National Park
Grand Canyon Association (GCA) today announced a $1 million donation from Arizona Public Service that will establish the Grand Canyon Trails Forever Endowment to help preserve and protect Grand Canyon’s trails. This is one of the most significant private, philanthropic gifts in Grand Canyon’s history.
Read more here.
2014 Field Institute classes filling!
Grand Canyon Field Institute's spring classes are filling quickly, so do not delay! We'd like to invite you to take a closer look at the Clear Creek Natural History Backpack led by Stewart Aitchison, in particular. Learn more >>
5th Annual Grand Canyon Celebration of Art
The Grand Canyon Association and Arizona Public Service are pleased to announce the 5th Annual Grand Canyon Celebration of Art at Grand Canyon National Park. This event features twenty-six artists from around the country who have created a studio piece for
the exhibition and will paint plein air during the week before the exhibit opens.
Grand Canyon National Park dedicates the newly renovated Bright Angel Trailhead
Grand Canyon, AZ. – On Saturday, May 18th, 2013, over 500 people gathered to celebrate the trailhead renovation of one of Grand Canyon National Park’s oldest and most visited trails. The dedication ceremony, celebrated jointly by Grand Canyon Association and Grand Canyon National Park was opened with a traditional welcome by tribal representative, Diana Sue Uquala from the Havasu nation. Click here for more information.
Bright Angel Trailhead Dedication
The Grand Canyon Association and Grand Canyon National Park will dedicate the renovated trailhead for Bright Angel Trail, one of the oldest and best known trails in the National Park system. Learn More
American Express awards Grand Canyon Association $100,000 grant to renovate the Historic Kolb Studio at Grand Canyon National Park.
Grand Canyon Association (GCA) announced a $100,000 grant from American Express to help restore Kolb Studio, a historic building that is built into the side of Grand Canyon at the Bright Angel Trailhead. Learn more...