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GCPBA RiverNews 10/6/2018 – Grand Canyon Noncommercial River Trip Regulations Are Updated

Grand Canyon National Park recently updated their noncommercial river trip regulations.  The new regulations are dated October 2, 2018.  River trips are required by the Park to have a printed copy of the regulations with them at all times.  Regulations … Continue reading

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GCPBA RiverNews 7/3/2018 – Hualapai Reverse Decision To Issue Citations

GCPBA has been reporting on the intent of the Hualapai Nation to require Grand Canyon river runners buy permits to be on land along the left side of the Colorado River from river miles 164.5 to 287. The Hualapai claim … Continue reading

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GCPBA RiverNews 6/27/2018 – Hualapai Land & River Access Permits Followup​

As you may recall, two weeks ago GCPBA reported that the Hualapai Tribe is trying to institute a permit fee of $100 on river runners for using river left from mile 168 down to mile 287. (Read our RiverNews that … Continue reading

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GCPBA RiverNews 6/10/2018 – Hualapai Land & River Access Permits

The Hualapai Game and Fish Department sent out the following notice on June 4th: Public Notice:  Hualapai River Access Permit Checks Upstream Of Diamond Creek (RM225) The Hualapai Tribe will be conducting river access permits the week of July 9, … Continue reading

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GCPBA RiverNews 1/19/2018 – Grand Canyon To Remain Open During Government Shutdown

GCPBA had a conversation with Matt Vandzura, chief ranger at Grand Canyon National Park, Friday morning, January 19, 2018, regarding consequences for private river runners should a government shutdown happen later that day. He said to us that the word … Continue reading

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GCPBA RiverNews 7/20/2017 – Grand Canyon Revives River Unit After Harassment Investigation

As we reported in a RiverNews on July 16, Grand Canyon National Park is developing a plan for the Park’s return to administrative river operations.   This article about it, copied below, is from the Arizona Daily Sun, July 13, … Continue reading

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GCPBA RiverNews 7/16/2017 – Hualapai Nation Announce Intent to Require Permits for Camping

Grand Canyon National Park Superintendent Chris Lehnertz held a Community Conversation on July 11 in Flagstaff, Arizona.  This was the first meeting of an expected three per year. Superintendent Lehnertz was joined by about fifteen park staff members at the … Continue reading

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GCPBA RiverNews 3/27/2017 – Grand Canyon Noncommercial River Trip Regulations Are Updated

Grand Canyon National Park recently updated their noncommercial river trip regulations.  The new regulations are dated March 9, 2017.  River runners are required by the Park to have a printed copy of the regulations with them at all times.  They … Continue reading

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GCPBA RiverNews 2/26/17 – Glen Canyon Dam HFE/Adaptive Management Report

GCPBA RiverNews 2/26/17 – Glen Canyon Dam HFE/Adaptive Management Report Grand Canyon Private Boaters Association board member John Vrymoed was on a Grand Canyon river trip during the November, 2016, high flow. His experience during it led him to contact … Continue reading

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GCPBA RiverNews 1/15/17 – Stow Away Motors For Diamond Down Allowed Again!

GCPBA has just received excellent news from Grand Canyon National Park regarding the use of a motor on the flat water of the Colorado River in Grand Canyon from below Separation Canyon to the Pearce Ferry takeout.  Here is our … Continue reading

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