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BILL CRAMER Light and Shapes (Oil) 20 x 20 in. "A joy to see and paint. The canyon never disappoints!" @billcramerart . The 2019 Celebration of Art will take place on the South Rim September 7 through 15, 2019. Watch 27 artists at work painting this incredible landscape. @grand_canyon_conservancy . [Image: painting of a late afternoon light falling onto cliffs above a green river that is green river bending to the right.]

Join photographer Adam Schallau for a special evening program on Saturday, July 20, 2019, as he shares his favorite experiences and photographs from 10 years of chasing light at Grand Canyon. "A Photographic Exploration of Rim to River," will begin at 8:30pm at McKee Amphitheater on the South Rim. . Photo: PALISADES RISING - The Colorado River and the Palisades of the Desert. Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona. Photo © Adam Schallau, All Rights Reserved. @adamschallau

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A Excessive Heat Warning in effect Today and Tuesday. Hiking into Grand Canyon is not advised. https://go.nps.gov/GC-HOT (July 15 - July 16. 2019) -mq

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Tonight‘s sunset as seen from the Canyon Rim Trail between Yavapai Geology Museum and Verkamp‘s Visitor Center. (Saturday, July 13, 2019) . . [Image: several small family groups are standing along a paved footpath on the edge of a large canyon. Colorful sunset clouds fill the sky above.] NPS/M.Quinn

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This year, Grand Canyon Music Festival Concerts will take place on the South Rim between August 23, and September 7, 2019. . (The 36th Season) . https://grandcanyonmusicfest.org/concerts/ . . “Storm Entering the Canyon” © 2019 Ed Mell

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Grand Canyon varies in width from less that a mile to over 18 miles (1.5 to 29 km) but averages 10 miles (16 km) wide. No roads cross the canyon between Navajo Bridge (Lees Ferry) and Hoover Dam for 340 miles (547 km). . . [Image: Grand Canyon as it appears from space with snow covering the ground on the forested plateaus north and south of the canyon.] NASA photo: STS 060-083-005 10 February 1994. -mq

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Cape Royal, on the North Rim of the park, provides a panorama up, down, and across the canyon. With seemingly unlimited vistas to the east and west, it is a popular location for both sunrise and sunset. This popular viewpoint is accessible via a paved, level trail. . . [Image: looking down into a vast canyon landscape of colorful ridgelines, slopes, peaks and cliffs.]

Point Imperial, the highest point on the North Rim of the park, at 8,803 feet (2,683 meters), overlooks the Painted Desert and the eastern end of Grand Canyon. -mq .

Grand Canyon National Park wishes you, your friends and family, a safe and enjoyable 4th of July. Happy Independence Day!

Sunset from Yavapai Point, on this the last day of June, 2019. Can you believe the year is half over? There is no one best place for watching sunrise or sunset at Grand Canyon, just good places and better places. Look for a viewpoint that juts into the canyon with views both east and west. Along Hermit Road, Mohave, and Pima Points offer spectacular views of the canyon, are less congested than Hopi Point, and allow you to see the Colorado River a mile below! . Points along Desert View Drive that offer great east and west panoramas include Yaki, Navajo, and Desert View. . Lipan Point, near Desert View, offers incredible views of the canyon with the San Francisco Peaks to the south, the distant Painted Desert, and extensive stretches of the river below. . . [Image: 6 people sitting on a stone ledge and watching as the sun sets on the horizon with a colorful canyon landscape of cliffs and ridgelines in the foreground. NPS/M.Quinn]

From Desert View, on the South Rim of the park, you can see the Colorado River make a big bend and continue to the west, with the North Rim more than 10 miles away, and a panoramic view for well over 100 miles, on a clear day. . . [Image: a panorama in 3 pieces of a vast and colorful landscape of peaks and cliffs. On the far left, a muddy river, with clouds across a bright blue sky. Location is Desert View Point. NPS/M.Quinn]

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Tonight is the last night of the 2019 Grand Canyon Star Party on both north and south rims of the park. . Telescope viewing begins at 9 pm - However, It is partly cloudy this afternoon. We are hoping that some portions of the Sky will be clear tonight. (June 29, 2019) Locations: South Rim Visitor Center -and- Veranda of North Rim Lodge. . -mq . Location: on the North Rim of the park from the veranda of Grand Canyon Lodge. Photo courtesy Angela Ferrell @angelaferrellphoto . [Image: a white telescope in the foreground pointed up at the Milky Way Galaxy in the night sky overhead.

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