Grand Canyon South Rim Arizona

Grand Canyon National Park, located in northwestern Arizona, is the 15th site in the United States to have been named as a national park. The park's central feature is the Grand Canyon, a gorge of the Colorado River, which is often considered one of the Wonders of the World. The park, which covers 1,217,262 acres of unincorporated area in Coconino an…
Grand Canyon National Park, located in northwestern Arizona, is the 15th site in the United States to have been named as a national park. The park's central feature is the Grand Canyon, a gorge of the Colorado River, which is often considered one of the Wonders of the World. The park, which covers 1,217,262 acres of unincorporated area in Coconino and Mohave counties, received more than 4.7 million recreational visitors in 2023. The Grand Canyon was designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1979. The park celebrated its 100th anniversary on February 26, 2019.
  • Location: Coconino and Mohave counties, Arizona, United States
  • Established: January 11, 1908 as a national monument · February 26, 1919 as a national park
  • Nearest city: Fredonia, Arizona (North Rim) · Tusayan, Arizona (South Rim)
  • Area: 1,217,262 acres (4,926.08 km²)
  • Visitors: 4,733,705 (in 2023)
  • Governing body: National Park Service
  • Criteria: Natural: vii, viii, ix, x
Data from: en.wikipedia.org