Grand Canyon National Park Local Customs

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  • 1. Information

    We Dutchies are very famous for the fact that we like things to get for free! LOL. The Grand Canyon Official Map and Guide is free but also very usefull. We recieved this one at the information centre...

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  • 2. Drop Off

    We went out before the sunrise to take pictures. It is really dark out in the desert - no street lights. When you are driving, you have the headlights of course. Buses on the Hermit Rest Route run one...

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  • 3. No Litter

    "The ages have been at work on it and man can only mar it. What you can do is to keep it for your children, your children's children, and for all who come after you..." - President Theodore Roosevelt...

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  • 4. man provided shade & water

    One of the great amenities of hiking at the Grand Canyon are the shelters provided on the Bright Angel Trail. The park has to deal with a lot more hiking...

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  • 5. Respect those guard rails!

    It is considered very poor taste to climb over the guard rails for that perfect picture. "Just a little farther back Honey-OOPS!" (This really does happen all...

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  • 6. Wildlife at the rim.

    We learned that the Grand Canyon National Park has 75 species of mammals, 50 species of reptiles and amphibians, 25 species of fish, and over 300 species of...

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  • 7. Canyon myths and legends: Glen and Bessie Hyde

    Rafting the Colorado river has always been, and continues to be, the dream of many. While present day commercial tour operators make this dream a reality,...

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  • 8. Mules have the right of way

    Mule trains are used to transport people and supplies to the bottom of the Grand Canyon. The mules are well trained and do not spook easily, but a few rules are...

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  • 9. Ancient artifacts

    In certain areas, the ruins of ancient cliff dwellings are visible. Artifacts have been found in some of these locations. It is against the law to take any of...

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  • 10. Be prepared for the crowds

    The biggest drawback of the Grand Canyon is the crowds it attracts. There are few actual trails into the canyon, and they are well traveled, therefore crowds...

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