Born on January 11, 2000 – exactly 92 years to the day that President Theodore Roosevelt originally declared Grand Canyon a national monument – this one million acre monument protects invaluable watershed, diverse habitats biodiversity, shelter for large, increasingly rare predators and a chance for solitude along the Canyon’s North Rim. Rugged four wheel drive roads and primitive camping in the monument are available.
Hiking and backpacking - including two maintained trails (Mt. Trumbull Trail and Mt. Dellenbaugh Trail) and backcountry, unmarked routes
Camping - no developed campgrounds but there are previously used primitive sites
Wildlife and nature - desert tortoises, coyotes, pinyon, juniper, pine, sagebrush, oak, aspen, grasses, etc.
Located just north of Flagstaff, AZ, just east of Las Vegas, NV, and south of St. George, UT.