Greetings from Grand Canyon National Park

In memory of my beloved husband, Richard J. Rohde, with whom I visited so many national parks during our 45 years together. His deepest love (pardon the pun) was the Grand Canyon, followed closely by Canyonlands, Capitol Reef, Arches, Zion, and Bryce. We rafted the Colorado through the Grand on Sierra Club sponsored trips with Wilderness Outfitters, twice in the seventies, and they were magical beyond belief. Made it seem like the rest of the world was a dream, and only the canyon was real. There my Rick lives forever. This picture is from Tent Rocks Monument, NM.

Sincerely,
Cynthia

Grand Canyon National Park

America’s Southwest is full of breathtaking canyons, but none as famous or as widely visited as the Grand Canyon. This world-famous landmark offers wondrous views, spectacular hiking, exhilirating whitewater rafting and countless adventures. One look across the enormous chasm confirms just why this inspirational place is one of the seven natural wonders of the world and a must-see destination for so many travelers. The park also protects a wealth of biological diversity, including numerous endemic and threatened species and several rare ecosystems.

State(s): Arizona

Established: 1919

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