Under new rules, groups of hikers, runners who cross Grand Canyon will need permit

  • by: FELICIA FONSECA , Associated Press
  • Updated: August 28, 2014 - 7:00 PM

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — Groups of hikers and runners who want to do grueling excursions across the Grand Canyon will soon need a permit — a move officials say will cut back on overcrowding, litter and safety issues at the popular tourist attraction in Arizona.

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