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Parks and Monuments

Arizona projects get sizeable cut of Great American Outdoors Act funds

Arizona projects got $110 million last year and will get another $159 million in the fiscal year that started this month, or more than 9% of all funding nationally under the Great American Outdoors Act for those two years. The money, dedicated largely to national parks but also to federal lands and tribal schools, has

Tourism

Top 5 Attractions and Places to Visit in Northern Arizona

Northern Arizona is one of the most interesting places to visit in the entire country. Full of natural wonders, vibrant and exciting cities, and charming little towns, the state has an abundance of places for tourists to check out. The state is perhaps best known for the Grand Canyon, an impressive natural landmark that brings

State

Flash flooding sweeps Arizona; 1 rafter dead in Grand Canyon

One person who went missing from a Colorado River rafting trip in the Grand Canyon during a flash flood was found dead Thursday in frigid water while a second person was found alive, a park spokeswoman said. The flood was part of monsoon storms that have inundated Arizona this week, including in Flagstaff where city

National

National park visitors – and money – are coming back after 2020 plunge

After hitting a 40-year low in the pandemic year of 2020, national park visitors – and their dollars – are steadily returning, but they are still below pre-pandemic levels, according to new National Park Service data. Park restrictions and outright closures in response to COVID-19 led the number of park visitors to fall from 327.5

Mines

House OKs bill to ban mining on 1 million acres around Grand Canyon

The House voted Friday to permanently ban new mining claims on more than 1 million acres around Grand Canyon National Park, with supporters calling protection of the landmark canyon a “moral issue.” The bill would make permanent a current mining moratorium that is scheduled to run through 2032. Supporters said a permanent ban is needed

Travel

Eight Fun Things to Do in Arizona

The Southwest is an incredibly beautiful and unique part of the United States, and there is so much to do in Arizona that it is impossible to get bored there! Here are eight of the most popular things to do in this state, so be sure to plan enough time to try them all. Visit

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