National Natural Landmarks

Kaibab Squirrel Area

Kaibab Squirrel Area
Kaibab Squirrel Area

The Kaibab Squirrel Area, located within portions of the Kaibab National Forest and Grand Canyon National Park, is illustrative of the habitat for the Kaibab squirrel. This rare and restricted species, represents a classic example of evolution through geographic isolation.

Location: Coconino County, AZ

Year designated: 1965

Acres: 304,594

Ownership: Federal

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Last updated: September 8, 2016

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