THE GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK


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The Grand Canyon National Park is only the 15th oldest national park in the world and can be found in Arizona, USA.

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Is considered to be one of the seven natural wonders of the world.

It was officially named a world heritage site in 1979 by UNESCO.

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The Grand Canyon makes up the vast majority of the park and it is a huge system of smaller canyons flowing into one large canyon.
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This park covers a vast area of 1902 square meters.

The park is actually very remote and rugged because the rocks can date back hundreds of years.

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There are many areas which can be accessible by trails and even some backcountry roads.

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The Grand Canyon is a fantastic national park and probably one of the most popular today also.

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Anyone who is able to visit even once will find out how amazing this national park is.

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There are a hospital as well as churches, lodgings, a fueling station as well as access to the guided tours.

There are approximately 64 known species of moss and 34 mammal species. Only 48 bird species regularly nest along the river. The bald eagle is one species that uses the river corridor as winter habitat.

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There is an Grand Canyon Association which acts as the park’s official partner, to help raise funds and protect this natural wonder.

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