Although the Grand Canyon is known around the world for its vast vistas, beautiful colors, and incredible geology, it's a lot more than just a big hole in the ground! People have been living in and exploring Grand Canyon for thousands of years, forging human connections to this incredible landscape.
Interpretive themes are the key stories or concepts that visitors should understand after visiting Grand Canyon.
Passing through or calling the canyon home, many people have influenced the development and protection of Grand Canyon.
Many places in Grand Canyon have been preserved because they tell the stories of Grand Canyon's past and present.
Museum Collection has over 900,000 objects that help tell Grand Canyon's unique cultural and natural history.
Grand Canyon National Park works to preserve, protect and interpret the human history of the region.
Last updated: February 14, 2022