Grand Canyon National Park, established in 1919, preserves and protects the area’s natural and cultural resources, ecological processes, and scenic, aesthetic, and scientific values. The Park is also a World Heritage Site.
Featured pages provide visitors the opportunity to further explore Grand Canyon archaeology, history, and art. Learn more about early explorers and entrepreneurs, NPS rangers, river runners, and artists below!
The American Southwest Virtual Museum also hosts a number of image galleries designed to allow researchers, students, and visitors direct access to archival images from Grand Canyon National Park and to high quality photographs of the Park’s collections.
Additional information about Grand Canyon National Park is available at the official National Park Service website for the Grand Canyon and at the Learning Center of the American Southwest Grand Canyon National Park page.