Grand Canyon

Grand Canyon and Colorado River

Grand Canyon is one of the seven wonders of the world and one of the most popular tourist destinations. Located in the high desert plateaus of the U.S. state of Arizona, Grand Canyon was declared a U.S. national park in 1919.

This unique area extends over an area of 322 km in the state. There are three starting points of departure which can lead to this natural wonder, which are closest to the border of the park. You can start from Flagstaff, Canabae in Utah and Page in Arizona.

Grand Canyon, Arizona

In the area on Grand Canyon, you arrive either from the north side which is remote and easy to travel or south side, which is more near but also more difficult. Either way there are several camping sites and pretty restaurants and hotels. In summer, when in the height of tourist season, a place here is hard to find. Autumn, spring and winter are more appropriate to visit Grand Canyon.

In the southern part are separated and a few walking tracks, a walk along which allows one to fully explore the details of this environment. Northern Grand Canyon has a high altitude and is rarely visited by tourists. This is because it is more distant. As part of its territory is located near Tuvia, which has smaller roads. However, most of the northern area is inaccessible.

Grand Canyon

In both parts of Grand Canyon, there are countless breathtaking precipices of enormous size, and massive cracks formed in heterogeneous rock formations. The really impressive natural scenery here is breathtaking. Many poets of the last century have tried to sing of the beauty of this natural wonder. When the poet Carl Sandburg sees the local sights of Dvina, he exclaims: "I see where the Lord ..."

Animals in the Grand Canyon consist of very local species of birds and mammals. Typical for the area of the canyon is the California condor. Furthermore, between the rocks can be seen sheep, mountain lions, American Coyote, lynx, skunks.



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