The culture of the Grand Canyon mainly consisted of tribes. The tribes were the Havasupai, Hopi, Hualapai, Navajo, Paiute, White Mountain Apache, Tusayan, Yavapai, and Zuni. Miners, entrepreneurs, and explorers also visited. The first group to ever see the Grand Canyon were Europeans headed by the Spanish Explorer Francisco Vasquez DE Coronado. The Grand Canyon was deeply explored by many native tribes and who often lived at the bottom. Lots of American geologists made weeks worth of expeditions on rowboats down the Colorado River to study it. The Grand Canyon is recognized by several groups as a world heritage site.
Different Tribes of the Grand Canyon
Recent news and HAPPENINGS
Recent studies were conducted and the studies shown that the Colorado River began carving the chasm at it's western end. In the past few months, drones were recently prohibited from viewing the canyon or anywhere inside it. During the winter, The North Rim is closed until May 15, 2017 due to many inches of snow. On January 11th, 2016, the Grand Canyon proposed framework for the Glen Canyon Dam and will be open to the public. As of December 23rd, the National Park will be celebrating the accomplishment and looks forward to 2019 to it's park centennial.
One of the Entrance Signs to the Canyon
grand canyon activities
At the Grand Canyon, there is a village with camping, schools, shopping, etc. Tourists who stay the night in the Grand Canyon in the middle of long trails stay in hotels and campgrounds there are along the way. Also during your visit to the Grand Canyon, you can get tour guides for the day for a price of $17-$20. You can hike many trails such as the Clear Creek Trail, which takes you past a gushing waterfall and at the end with rustic hotels and camping. Usually the trails are around seven miles long. The Tuckup Trail of the Grand Canyon is the most remote trail, which is 60-90 miles of dirt road. The views are stunning and the temperatures are moderate. At the Grand Canyon, there is always plenty to do and you will never get bored.