Las Vegas Family Helps Grand Canyon Visitation Milestone

Grand Canyon News Week of Dec 12th 2016

Las Vegas family helps Grand Canyon hit visitation milestone
Grand Canyon National Park has broken the 6 million mark in annual visitation for the first time, and it was a family from Las Vegas that put the national park over the top.

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Grand Canyon hits 6 million visitors, setting annual park record
The Arizona Daily Sun reports that the park announced Monday that it had received its 6 millionth visitor, a 9 percent increase over the 5,520,736 visitors from 2015.

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The Grand Canyon’s Stunning Hermit Trail Needs Your Help
Few hiking paths offer such epic views as the Grand Canyon’s Hermit Trail. This legendary “rim-to-river” path stretches from the canyon rim to the Colorado River, with a nearly 2,000-foot drop in the first 2.5 miles.

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Best day of 2016? Hiking Grand Canyon Tonto Trail
Imagine not encountering another hiker for 4.6 miles.

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Tis the season for big game hunting
Still frigid air, calm forests, and the light crunch of snow beneath your boots: the pine forests of northern Arizona draw hundreds of hunters to the area each winter to hunt everything from birds to big game.

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