Parks of Arizona

 

Arizona is home to some astonishing landscapes with its canyons, craters, sand, deserts and scenarios with unique rock formations. The Grand Canyon and the Monument Valley gets most of the attention. Arizona hosts 24 National Park Services units, like parks, monuments, recreation areas, memorials and historic sites. There are also many state parks.

 

 

 

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Grand Canyon National Park, Lipan Point on Desert View Drive (2243 meters). Several points of interest can be seen from this viewpoint. Hance Rapid is one of the many whitewater rapids along the Colorado River. Unkar Delta was once home to ancestral Puebloan people and is the site of active archeological study. The Grand Canyon Supergroup is a unique rock at Grand Canyon, found exposed at only a few places within the canyon.

 

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Amazing landscape in the Monument Valley.

 

Sinagua

 

Mesas Monument Valley

 

Blue Mesa Trail in the Petrified Forest National Park (NPS / Hallie Larsen).

 

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Elk (Cervus elaphus) cow with calf in winter in the Grand Canyon National Park (photo Nat. Park Service).

 

Blue Mesa Trail

 

Monument Valley

 

 

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Tumacácori

 

Horseshoe Bend, a feature on the Colorado River in Glen Canyon. The river makes a 270 degree turn in the canyon here (NPS / Brent & Dawn Davis).

 

Tuzigoot Tower Room, in Tuzigoot National Monument. Parts of Tuzigoot's ruins were reconstructed after excavation. The tower room, or citadel, rising above the rest of the rooms in this shot is one of those. Today visitors may walk up to the rooftop to experience how the Sinagua lived (NPS photo).

 

 

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Antelope Canyon in Page, Arizona.

 

Horseshoe Bend

 

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Tumacácori National Historical Park. Ruins of the Franciscan church at Mission San José de Tumacácori, founded at the end of the 17th century.

 

Havasu Falls in the Havasupi Reservation.

 

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