|For Immediate Release:
||January 09, 2013|
|Contact(s):||Judy Hellmich-Bryan, 928-638-7760
Kat Kirby, 202-208-6843
|Grand Canyon National Park --This week’s National Park Getaway
GRAND CANYON, Ariz. – Colder temperatures, shorter days, and snow bring a slower pace to one of the nation’s most visited national parks. Winter visitors find paths less travelled throughout the park. Those prepared for ice and snow will find the Bright Angel Trail a bit quieter and scenic drives less congested.
Dramatic winter storms, bringing several inches of snow, are contrasted with sunny days, perfect for walking along the rim or into the canyon. Crisp air and a dusting of snow bring a new perspective to the temples and buttes emerging from the canyon floor and provide a perfect backdrop to view the canyon’s flora and fauna. Read more
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