Grand Canyon National Park The Grand Canyon became a National Park in 1919. Sixty years later it was declared a World Heritage Site to be protected and preserved with support of the entire community of nations.

The brochure says: "Grand Canyon is a geologic museum of epic proportions, where nearly half of the earth's 4.6-billion-year history is displayed."

Our trip was toward the latter part of October, 2001. We spent the better part of only a day driving from one viewpoint to another. Although I've never quite ... (more)