In supreme flaming glory of sunset the whole canyon is transfigured, as if the life and light of centuries of sunshine stored up in the rocks was now being poured forth as from one glorious fountain, flooding both earth and sky.” The Grand Canyon, with its powerful and inspiring landscape, overwhelms the senses throught it immense size; 277 river miles long, up to 18 miles wide, a mile deep, and 1.2 million acres overall.The park is home to numerous animals such as the California condor, mountain lions, cougars, rattlesnakes, elk, bald and golden eagles, bighorn sheep, and over 1,500 species of plants.You can tour the Grand Canyon by foot, mule, water, or by train.There are many trips, tours and packages it’s difficult to sum up in one page but you will not be disappointed with any method you choose.It is one of the most complete archaeological sites dating back thousands of years.Sustaining these plant and animal communities, as well as carving the Canyon, is the powerful Colorado River, the lifeblood of the desert southwest.Bullhead City serves as the economic hub and retail-shopping center for Western Mohave County and Southeastern Clark County, Nevada.
Whose brush or pencil, however lovingly inspired, can give us these?
The year-round sunshine makes it perfect for families, retirees and vacationers — whether they are looking to escape the winter cold or want to enjoy the area’s vast summer water recreation opportunities.
The Town of Cottonwood is surrounded by jagged mountains on the south and west, and to the north and east by mesas and buttes.
Plus a multitude of wineries and vineyards, Dead Horse Ranch State Park, the Verde Canyon Railroad, and the Tuzigoot and Montezuma Indian Ruins.
Visiting Old Town provides a spectrum of activities to please everyone.