The Grand Canyon
National Park is
only the 15th
oldest national park
in the world and
can be found in
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.
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.
The park is actually
very remote and
rugged because the
rocks can date back
hundreds of years.
This park covers a
vast area of 1902
There are many areas which can
be accessible by trails and even
some backcountry roads.
The Grand Canyon is a fantastic national park and probably one
of the most popular today also.
Anyone who is able to visit even once will ﬁnd out how
amazing this national park is.BasicPlanet.com
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.
There is an Grand Canyon Association which acts as the park’s
ofﬁcial partner, to help raise funds and protect this natural wonder.