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Black Canyon Rim Campground, Sitgreaves National Forest, Arizona Campsite Photos

Black Canyon Rim Campground sits a few miles south from SR 260 among scattered pondersosa pines. A good gravel road leads the way and there are dispered campsites spread out along the trip in on both sides of the road. … Continue reading

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Colorado Canyon, Arizona

Colorado Canyon, Arizona Image by OSU Special Collections & Archives Image Title: Colorado Canyon, Arizona Image Description from historic lecture booklet: "The Grand Canyon of the Colorado is "one of the most stupendous natural wonders of the globe." In its … Continue reading

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My Review of Papillon Grand Canyon Helicopters

My Review of Papillon Grand Canyon Helicopters Papillon Helicopters is renowned for it’s Grand Canyon National Park trips. I was in charge of the family’s canyon trip this holiday season. Naturally, I booked with Papillon. Here is a quick write-up … Continue reading

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South Rim Grand Canyon Airplane Tours

South Rim Grand Canyon Airplane Tours The Grand Canyon is a massive geological masterpiece that is more than a mile deep and 277 miles long. The average visitor to the South Rim experiences only a fraction of this splendor. If … Continue reading

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Grand Canyon Helicopter: Flying 4,000 Feet to the Bottom!

Grand Canyon Helicopter: Flying 4,000 Feet to the Bottom! It’s the dream of many Las Vegas travelers: Descending nearly a mile into the craw of the Grand Canyon and triumphantly standing on the banks of the mighty Colorado River. Then … Continue reading

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Eldorado Canyon State Park-20

Eldorado Canyon State Park-20 Image by krossbow WELCOME TO THE FOWLER TRAIL AND RATTLESNAKE GULCH TRAIL The Fowler Trail is an easy.7 mile hike that provides dramatic views of the canyon. Benches are provided along the trail. The first .4 … Continue reading

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fourmile canyon fire, Boulder Colorado wildfire 9/6/2010

Sugarloaf Mountain, just over the ridge on 4 Mile Canyon Road a huge forest fire raged. Many homes were destroyed and 3000 people were evacuated. As of today, 9/10/10, the Fourmile Canyon wildfire is approximately 6422 acres in size. This … Continue reading

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Grand Canyon River Trip (7) Native American Perspectives – Colorado River Rafting

Loretta Jackson-Kelly of the Hualapai Tribe, Roland Manakaja of the Havasupai Tribe and Leigh J. Kuwanwisiwma of the Hopi Tribe, talk about the significance of the Grand Canyon and the Colorado River, and ask boaters to treat what has been … Continue reading

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The Bridge over the Canyon

The Bridge over the Canyon Image by gayang3 On our way to Yellowstone we visited the Royal Gorge in Colorado It was a sunny evening with some clouds in the sky. And the walls of the 1250 feet deep canyon … Continue reading

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Colorado National Monument Canyon [HDR]

Colorado National Monument Canyon [HDR] Image by Johnia! The Colorado National Monument is part of the National Park System located in Grand Junction, CO. The area was first surveyed by a recluse named John Otto. He began building trails throughout … Continue reading

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