Grand Canyon National Park

Granaries in the Grand Canyon. Photo Credit: Mark Lellouch, Grand Canyon National Park, National Park Service.

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 exhibits

Featured pages

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!

Image galleries

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.