California Condor takes its first flight near Grand Canyon
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Public California Condor Release

Public California Condor Release

Join us for the 24th annual public California Condor release.

Check back with this page as details develop.

The release coincides with National Public Lands Day, the nation’s largest hands-on volunteer effort to improve and enhance America’s public lands. National Public Lands Day involves the U.S. Bureau of Land Management and other federal agencies, along with state and local governments and private groups.

  • Driving directions: Take Highway 89A from Kanab or Page to the Vermilion Cliffs (from Flagstaff take Highway 89 to Highway 89A). Turn north onto BLM Road 1065 (a dirt road next to the small house just east of the Kaibab Plateau) and continue almost 3 miles.
  • Bring: Spotting scope or binoculars, sunscreen, water, snack, chair and layered clothing
  • Details: Informational kiosk, shade structure, and restroom at the site.
  • Map

The Public California Condor Release is hosted by The Peregrine Fund and the U.S. Bureau of Land Management in collaboration with numerous partners who work to protect California Condors in their northern Arizona and southern Utah range.