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Colorado River: Most Endangered River in America

The Mighty River that Dried Up: "I Am Red" For six million years, the Colorado River has carved some of the wildest geological wonders in North America. But a steady surge of settlers and drastic climate change are threatening the mighty river. Posted by National Geographic on Saturday, January 30, 2016

Papillon Unveils Golden Helicopter

The Papillon Group (who we recently ranked our #1 Grand Canyon tour company) has unveiled a brand new “Golden Helicopter” to celebrate the company’s 50th anniversary. The Airbus EC130 T2 helicopter was showcased at the Helicopter Association International (HAI) HELI-EXPO 2015 from March 3rd – 6th in Orlando, Florida, and marks the 50th annivesary for […]

First Grand Canyon Wolf in 70 Years Found Dead

The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service announced that a gray wolf shot on December 28th in Utah was the same wolf that was spotted on the North Rim of the Grand Canyon last fall. The solo female wolf was the first to be spotted in the Grand Canyon in some 70 years. Once a common […]

Free Entry to Grand Canyon for President’s Day

Grand Canyon National Park will celebrate President’s Day in 2015 by offering free park admission from Saturday, February 14 through Monday, February 16. Keep in mind that this offer only applies to general admission in to the park. All other fees for camping, guided tours concessions, etc., still apply. If visiting, be sure to keep […]

Super Bowl Helicopter Ride

Papillon airlines is offering a really cool opportunity to fly to Super Bowl XLIX in style with a private helicopter ride from Scottsdale to Glendale AZ. Get picked up at your hotel in a luxury SUV and taken to the Glendale Airport. From there you will take off in a sleek EC130 helicopter, soaring over […]

Trans-Canyon Pipeline Repair

The National Park Service has announced that portions of the Grand Canyon Trans-Canyon pipeline will be repaired over the next 6 months. The project was set to being on Monday, January 26th near the Phantom Ranch. An approximate half-mile of the pipeline, from the lower Campground Bridge north to the Phantom Ranch, is to be […]

Free Entry to Grand Canyon on MLK Jr. Day

Grand Canyon National Park is offering free entry on Monday, January 19th, in celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Other parks across the United States are also offering this deal. It is important to note that the promotion is for general admission and visitors that partake in camping, guided tours, etc., will be required […]

Explore the Colorado River Virtually

Thanks to Google, there is a whole new way to explore the Grand Canyon: virtually by way of the Colorado River. Google has created multimedia experience that allows users to paddle down the Colorado River using their ‘streetview’ technology. Explore the river with 360 degree views of the Grand Canyon. Along with this interactive experience, […]

Grand Canyon Re-Opens, at least temporarily

The Department of the Interior and several states have made agreements to temporarily keep a handful of national parks open, including the Grand Canyon, during the government shutdown. The states will pay to keep these parks open for up to 10 days while they anxiously await Congress to approve a funding deal. The deal for […]

We Now Have Las Vegas Shows!

Vegas Canyon Tours is proud to present the availability of Las Vegas Shows! Experience the wondrous world of Las Vegas nightlife by taking in one of these awesome features!