The lightning-ignited Aspen Fire was reported on July 29 and is located on the Walhalla Plateau approximately 4 miles east of the North Rim developed area. Fire managers currently expect the Aspen Fire to burn for several weeks and intend to manage it for resource benefit.
Grand Canyon National Park is one of the United States' oldest national parks and is located in Arizona. Within the park lies the Grand Canyon, a gorge of the Colorado River, considered to be one of the major natural wonders of the world.
Part of my continuing Thursday Non-aviation Series.