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National park of the United States in Arizona

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Grand Canyon National Park: National park of the United States in Arizona
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.

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Videos for Grand Canyon National Park

Another Tourist Found Dead at the Grand Canyon [Video]Another Tourist Found Dead at the Grand Canyon

According to the National Park Service, a 67-year-old man fell to his death from the South Rim on Wednesday.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 00:41Published

The Grand Canyon Probably Hosted Ancient Rivers [Video]The Grand Canyon Probably Hosted Ancient Rivers

It's hard to pinpoint the Grand Canyon's exact age. Experts think ancient rivers might have carved out parts of it before the Colorado River did.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 01:47Published

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Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 01:38Published

 
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