The Grand Canyon receives around 5 million visitors a year!
In geological terms, the Grand Canyon isn't even a baby! In contrast, the Earth is about 4.5 billion years old!
The Grand Canyon is a natural hazard. Plane/helicopter crashes, drownings, falls, lightning strikes and even murders have taken their toll!
Record high temperatures recorded on the South Rim in 1974!
The Grand Canyon can reach depths of 6,093 feet or 1,857 meters.
The Colorado River, and its tributaries, have carved out this natural wonder.
The Grand Canyon is truly majestic. It also offers a huge amount of animal, bird and plant species!
It was President Woodrow Wilson who signed the Grand Canyon National Park Act.
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