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    NPS Ranger, Canyonlands NP
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    Nearly one foot in length
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  • 1. Information

    “For years, an incomprehensible woman in pants, she rode horseback through the Four Corners making sketches of prehistoric ruins, studying details of construction, the composition of globes and...

  • 2. Trails

    The Hermit Trail is a historic miners trail, which is a bit more steep and rugged than the popular Bright Angel and South Kaibab trails. From the trailhead, it is 3 miles to Horseshoe Mesa. The trail...

  • 3. Observation Points

    There are many places along the canyon rim to stop and go out on an observation point. It is tempting to keep snapping away , but it is hard for a photograph to give a sense of how enormous the...

  • 4. Hiking

    Enjoy the Grand Canyon very early morning for not only the most beautiful light but also a more peaceful experience. If you are physically able, don't be content to just drive from viewpoint to...

  • 5. Colorado River

    Overlooking into Grand Canyon rim, it is an incredible sight to the blue color of Colorado River snaking its way and continuing to cut downwards the bottom of the Grand Canyon lowest valley. How...

  • 6. Scenery

    Near the last switchback, we saw a rainbow. I kept telling Jim that the rain would let up and he would just shake his head. Near the top seeing one of my last below the Rim views across the Canyon,...

  • 7. Fauna & Flora

    There are reported over 75 mammals, 50 reptiles and amphibians, 25 fish and 300 bird species seen in Grand Canyon. Saw mule deer feeding near the rim. Other animals if you are lucky are bighorn,...

  • 8. Photography

    Timing is key. You should plan on staying overnight so that you can get both sunrise and sunset colors of the spectacular spectrum. The canyon rocks change colors and the best time to capture the...

  • 9. Outside the Park

    Was fascinated by this view of this section of Grand Canyon where you could see the flat plateau and then suddenly a drop down the canyon. It would be disastrous if a horse coach had travelled in the...

  • 10. Entry fees

    As with all US National Parks, there is an entrance fee to Grand Canyon National Park. I only got a day pass when I was here, oh-so-long-ago, But most of the time when I visited a National Park we...

  • 11. Camping

    The Bright Angel campground is a popular place and one of the least primitive campgrounds you'll find. Think motel minus the beds. There are restroom facilities and water is available here. A permit...

  • 12. Sunset/Sunrise

    Woke up early after sleeping nearly 12 hours. Had to walk around a bit to get the stiffness out of my legs. As I ket insisting the day before, the sun did come out. I managed to catch a glimpse of it...

  • 13. Tours by Air

    Take a flight from Las Vegas. This to me is the best way to see the Canyon. From the top, everything appears so small, but not insignificant. That's one of the reason why I love to fly. It's a very...

  • 14. Watchtower

    This tower was designed and built by the architect Mary Colter in 1932. I think the picture may have someone in my family that has climbed it at the top. I don't remember whether I climbed it or...

  • 15. Ravens Rule the Roost

    These birds are intelligent and big enough to carry away a small car back to their nest. One tried that while I was in the park. They are scavengers, and not...

  • 16. Indian Reservation

    While travelling to Grand Canyon National Park, we saw areas on the map marked as "Indian Reservation".What conjures in the mind was perhaps there is tourist...

  • 17. Native Indian Souvenir

    There is a Havasupai Indian reservation near Grand Canyon National Park.But all over the park, you can buy American Native Indian souvenir like dolls or weaved...

  • 18. Budweiser - King of all Beers?

    Let’s make no secret of it. We both like a nice cold glass of beer. Being abroad is always a challenge to find a beer we like, which reflects our taste of...

  • 19. Take the Free Shuttle Bus

    There are free shuttle buses within the Grand Canyon NP to alleviate the traffic congestion and reduce pollution.There are three bus routes that operate in the...

  • 20. Scenic beauty!

    USE CAUTION NEAR THE EDGE! WATCH YOUR FOOTAGE!Each year several people fall to their death in Grand canyon. Such accidents are avoidable. Use caution anytime...

  • 21. Birds eye view

    As you can see on the map the south side is large and wide. It will take years to explore.MORE TO COME.

  • 22. Beautiful landscapes

    I spent only few hours in Grand Canyon National Park. When we arrived in the small airport, bus took us to the Park. 10min.Park is located about 2 miles from...

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