Grand Canyon National Park

National park of the United States in Arizona

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Grand Canyon National Park, located in northwestern Arizona, is the 15th site in the United States to have been named 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 six million recreational visitors in 2017, which is the second highest count of all American national parks after Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The Grand Canyon was designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1979. The park celebrated is 100th anniversary on February 26, 2019.

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Another Grand Canyon visitor fell to their death, marking the latest fatal accident at the national park in the last month. Veuer's Justin Kircher has..
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70-year-old woman was the second person this month to be killed that way inside the national park and fifth to die in or near the park in recent weeks
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The woman's death is the latest in string of recent deaths recorded at the Grand Canyon.
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Looking for an outdoorsy spring vacation destination? The National Parks Service named these spots theΒ top 10 most visited national parks of 2018.
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Grand Canyon has hired former UNLV basketball coach Marvin Menzies as an assistant coach
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