Monsoon Season in Flagstaff

heavy rain falling over the grand canyon

Despite the hot and arid desert, each year from early July to mid-September, high-pressure systems are pushed up from Southern Mexico. During this time, Flagstaff will get as much as half of its annual precipitation!

TIPS FOR YOUR SUMMER HIKE 2022

clouds casting interesting shadows over the grand canyon

make sure you are prepared for hot weather. Even in the spring and fall temperatures can get up to 70°-90° Fahrenheit. While this may not seem like extreme weather, when you account for elevation at Grand Canyon, higher temperatures can take new hikers unawares. The deeper into summer weather you go the hotter it gets. Here are some key tips to prepare you for a fun filled day!

Graffiti or History?

old black and white image of sheepherder and dog at camp

Early pioneers left their mark on caves, trees, and cliff walls for many years before it became illegal to claim a space with your name! Some of the early marking were made by a European sheepherding culture, the Basque.

The Temple of the Grand Canyon

sunny and shady spots through grand canyon

Looking out at one of the many overlooks at the Grand Canyon, you’ll see just how vast and huge this National Park really is.

Consider The Raven

raven with open beak in front of grand canyon

Of the many animals that can be spotted at the Grand Canyon, the one you would most likely see swooping over your head is the Raven.