Tag Archive: Grand Canyon National Park

Nov 21

Desert View Watchtower: Grand Canyon National Park


Like a lone sentinel keeping watch of the east entrance to one of the grandest views around.  The Desert View Watchtower perches over the South Rim of the Grand Canyon just as the Colorado River tracks north into the scenic desert landscape of Arizona.  The Desert View Watchtower seems like an ancient relic of the …

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Mar 08

Trail of Time: Grand Canyon National Park

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Trail of Time is one the newest trails at Grand Canyon National Park and is an award winner having won the Interpretive Media Award by the NAI the National Association for Interpretation.  The Trail of Time is on the South Rim Trail and does two things well, it has gorgeous views of the Grand Canyon …

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Jan 15

Desert View: A View to Remember

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No trip to the South Rim of the Grand Canyon would be complete without taking in the spectacular sights from Desert View.  This particular overlook is one of my favorites of the South Rim because Desert View was my wife Karen and I’s first view of the park together.  It was a cold quick stop …

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Jan 07

Hermit Road: Grand Canyon National Park

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Hermit Road is a must see whenever visiting the South Rim of the Grand Canyon.  The road runs for 8 miles with 8 scenic overlooks including a chance to see an unobstructed view of the Colorado River.  My wife and I have traveled twice along the Hermit Road and really enjoyed both visits to the …

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Dec 06

Grand Canyon Sunrise: South Rim

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I have been to the Grand Canyon 3 times in my life, but never really at sunrise.  One of my biggest goals of my most recent trip to Arizona was to see a Grand Canyon sunrise, which was not the easiest thing for my wife Karen and me to do because we were staying an hour …

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Jan 16

Top 10 Things to See or Do in Grand Canyon National Park

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Grand Canyon National Park is one of the crown jewels in America’s National Park System.  I have been fortunate enough to have been there twice, and Karen and I are currently debating going there again this spring or next fall.  We try to go in the non-peak season to miss some of the crowd which …

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Jun 21

Number 14: The Grand Canyon

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Photo 14 is a picture of the Grand Canyon on the south rim trail.  The picture was taken with my old cannon 6mp powershot.  I framed the picture with the vegetation on the right and the rock ledge below to give a feeling of depth to the photograph.  The canyon seems to go on forever.  Unfortunately, …

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