The national monument is a very remote and undeveloped place managed by the National Park Service and the Bureau of Land Management (BLM). There are no paved roads into the monument and no visitor services. About 20,000 acres (81 km²) are within Lake Mead National Recreation Area. The Interagency Information Center is located in the BLM Office in St. George, Utah.
The name is derived from paiute Pawteh 'ee oasoasant which means, "tanned elk hide," or "softening of the elk hide.
So far, a 2005 expedition to examine 24 caves in the park has produced two new species of millipede, the first barklouse discovered in North America, a whole new genus of cricket and four new cricket species.
NATIONAL PARK SERVICE ISSUES GRANTS NOTICE ON 'RECOVERY NATIONAL PARK SERVICE, YOUTH GROUP SERVICES, GRAND CANYON-PARASHANT NATIONAL MONUMENT, REMOVE ABANDONED GRAZING FACILITIES, PARA 132068 TAS 14-1035 NAICS 238990'
Apr 08, 2010; WASHINGTON, April 7 -- National Park Service issues grant opportunity to Remove Abandoned Grazing Facilities and Rehabilitate...
NATIONAL PARK SERVICE ISSUES GRANTS NOTICE ON "NATIONAL PARK SERVICE-HERBARIUM IMAGING PROJECT 5 AT GRAND CANYON-PARASHANT NATIONAL MONUMENT"
Sep 11, 2011; WASHINGTON, Sept. 8 -- National Park Service issues grants notice for National Park Service-Herbarium Imaging Project 5 at Grand...