Photo detail

Grand Canyon celebrates 100 years in 2019. The natural wonder attracts more than 6 million visitors annually. (Loretta Yerian/WGCN)

Stories this photo appears in:

Tease photo

Grand Canyon National Park celebrates centennial in 2019

The first European American who reached the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon marveled at what was before him: an astounding system of canyons, profound fissures and slender spires that seemingly tottered from their bases.