Yavapai Observation Station historic structure report : Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona

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Published by National Park Service in [Denver, Co .

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  • Grand Canyon National Park (Ariz.),
  • Arizona,
  • Grand Canyon National Park.


  • Yavapai Observation Station.,
  • Historic buildings -- Arizona -- Grand Canyon National Park.,
  • Grand Canyon National Park (Ariz.)

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Book details

Statementprepared by Architectural Resources Group, Architects, Planners & Conservators, Inc. for the National Park Service.
ContributionsArchitectural Resources Group.
LC ClassificationsF788 .Y38 2001
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3597927M
LC Control Number2002320595

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The original building was designed to blend in with the existing terrain. Herbert Maier designed the museum with Kaibab limestone and ponderosa pines.

Yavapai Geology Museum Located at the historic Yavapai Observation Station, the museum of geology tells the story of the Grand Canyon's formation through beautiful photographs, topographical models, artwork and interactive exhibits.

Learn More. Tusayan Museum and Ruins. Maghanap ng mga property malapit sa Yavapai Observation Station, US online. Magandang availability at mga rate. Mag-book online, at sa hotel na. The Yavapai Observation Station has some small exhibits describing the geological history of the Grand Canyon, a bookstore which is operated by the Grand Canyon Association and a number picture windows which look out into the canyon.

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Stunning views of Sedona and the Grand Canyon combined with the adventure of hiking through Sinagua Indian ruins is a perfect way to experience Northern Arizona and learn about its past. Discover the beauty of the red rocks that make up Sedona with views of iconic rock formations such as Bell Rock, Cathedral, and Thunder Mountain.

Get panoramic views from Airport Road. 7 Awesome Grand Canyon Adventures for Families By: Dina Mishev. Print This Page. May 1, Tusayan Museum and Yavapai Observation Station. If your kids aren’t yet ready for ranger lessons, the Rangers Activity and Sticker Book offers younger explorers stickers for visiting different sites around the park.

Once inside the National Park the visitor center and book store awaits. Enjoy the Grand Canyon Village and nearby treasures including the Kolb Studio, Hopi House, El Tovar Hotel, Yavapai Observation Station and Verkamp’s Visitor Center.

Your escort will review with you the Park Shuttle system and walkways available throughout the village.

The walk is very easy. We’ll walk along the flat, paved trail and enjoy the colors as dusk sweeps into the Grand Canyon. We’ll be here at the most colorful time of the day and end our walk at Yavapai. The tour guide will walk back to get the van while you watch sunset then join you for the last twenty minutes of it.

Yavapai Point has excellent views but limited parking and officially, vehicles over 22 feet are not permitted. It is an easy walk west from Mather Point, and like Mather has a visitor center nearby - the Yavapai Observation Station, which sells books and displays information about the geology & history of the Grand Canyon/5(6).

Interesting Grand Canyon Yavapai Observation Station book. Several manmade attractions can be found along the Grand Canyon's South Rim. They include such things as shops, eateries, historic buildings like the Hopi House (), an IMAX Theater, and the Yavapai Observation Station, which is east of Market Plaza and offers geology exhibits to go with its breathtaking canyon views.

Geology in the Grand Canyon. If you want to experience a geological wonder, you need to book a day trip to the Grand Canyon. Noted as one of the seven natural wonders of the world, the Grand Canyon is home to various kinds of rocks and rock formations.

Therefore, this is the ideal spot to learn about geology up-close. Grand Canyon South Rim. A bit further from busy Mather Point, Yavapai Point and Geology Museum is a great spot to check out the view and learn about the geology of the Grand Canyon.

TRAIL OF TIME Running between the Yavapai Observation Station and Grand Canyon Village, this easy, flat hike is perfect for people who love the outdoors, but want to learn a bit along the way.

We'll spend three hours at the Grand Canyon, having a picnic lunch there and walking along the upper rim trail.

The trail is very easy, flat, and paved. We'll walk from El Tovar Hotel to Yavapai Observation Station, where we'll set up and watch the sun set. Yavapai Observation Station/Yavapai Geology Museum * Passport stamps are no longer available at this location.

Official park brochure, edition: Official park brochure, edition: Official park brochure, edition: Official park brochure, edition. : Grand Canyon National Park, AZ - Exterior View of Yavapai Point Museum and Observation Station (36x22 7/8 Gallery Wrapped Stretched Canvas): Posters & Prints. Grand Canyon National Parks Ranger Programs offer visitors to the canyon three departure points for ranger activities – South Rim Village, South Rim Desert View, and North Rim.

At the South Rim Village, ranger programs include history walks, Kolb Studio tours, Yavapai Geology tours, wildlife tours, and night sky tours.

There are also a number. Viewpoints include Mather Point, Yavapai Observation Station and architect Mary Colter’s Lookout Studio and her Desert View Watchtower. Lipan Point, with wide views of the canyon and Colorado River, is a popular, especially at sunrise and sunset.

The Yavapai Observation Station at Yavapai Point offers panoramic views of the canyon; including the Colorado River and Phantom Ranch. You can see the view from the Grand Canyon web cam. The best light for viewing and photographing the Grand Canyon is early or late in the day.

Mid-day sun tends to flatten the view and soften the colors. Yavapai Point - This vista is the most expansive view of Grand Canyon and is home to Herbert Maier's historic Yavapai Observation Station.

Mather Point - This viewing area is quite extensive - the point has two narrow, railed overlooks built on projecting rocks and is near the Visitor Center. GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK Grandeur Point - Arizona The Grandeur Point is situated 1/2 mile west of Yavapai Observation Station at the South Rim of Grand Canyon It is not much visited because there is no close road access, but still the view from it is spectacular.

You can look down on the whole length of the Bright Angel Trail. Yavapai Point Observation Station also has a panoramic view window, a book stores, model replicas of the canyon and fossils.

The point, which has an elevation of 7, feet, allows views of the Phantom Ranch, Colorado River and the inner canyon. Yavapai Point Overview. The Grand Hotel at the Grand Canyon. State High Tusayan, AZ Located in Tusayan, only miles (5 minutes by car) from the entrance to Grand Canyon National Park, The Grand Hotel at the Grand Canyon is an exclusive, 5-star property with a fitness center, hot tub, evening entertainment, hour front desk, and free gh the hotel’s Occupation: Travel Writer.

No other place in the world gives a better perspective on Time than the Grand Canyon. Now, visitors can see the largest geoscience interpretative exhibit, the Trail of Time, along the heavily visited South Rim of the Grand Canyon, AZ – between the Yavapai Observation Station and Grand Canyon Village.

A vast, breathtaking stretch of land, the South Rim features – among many other things – the Grand Canyon Visitor’s Center, a number of geological points of note, famed nature-inspired structures by the architect Mary Colter, hiking trails and camping sites, the Yavapai Observation Station, and the nearby town of Tusayan.

Viewpoints include Mather Point, Yavapai Observation Station and architect Mary Colter’s Lookout Studio and her Desert View Watchtower. Lipan Point, with wide views of the canyon and Colorado River is the most popular viewpoint, especially at sunrise and sunset. Major John Wesley Powell’s exploration of the Colorado River is the story of a scientific adventure that started on at Green River, Wyoming, and transformed into a story of death and survival.

Purportedly, the Major, along with his nine crew members, were the first party to successfully traverse the canyons of the Colorado River by boat. A small museum and book store, Yavapai Observation Station offers exhibits explaining the fascinating geology of the Grand Canyon.

Yavapai Point features a Web cam and is an air quality monitoring station for the park. Visitors to national parks expect to see clear, unpolluted air, but unfortunately national parks do not exist under a sealed dome. The Yavapai Observation Station is also located here, so you and your family can take in the views from its panoramic wall of windows facing north towards the canyon.

Before leaving, don’t forget to grab a unique souvenir from the museum’s shop and bookstore. Find hotellerne nær Yavapai Observation Station, us online. Der er mange værelser og gode priser. Reservér online og betal på hotellet. Her er intet reservationsgebyr. No. 1: Grand Canyon National Park, One of the seven natural wonders of the world is a four-hour drive from Phoenix.

At more than million acres and (river) miles long, the Canyon has so much to see and do that the options can seem as overwhelming as the view. Yavapai Point History and Background. Yavapai Point occupies a special place in the history of the establishment of Grand Canyon National Park.

Shortly after the Grand Canyon was made an official National Park inthe National Park Service set out to found a museum for the study of the area’s many geological wonders, to be constructed somewhere along the South Rim. Stop At: Yavapai Observation Station, About a mile east of the Visitor Center, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ It’s more non-stop photo ops at Yavapai Observation Station.

This unique viewpoint offers more stunning vistas and an indoor experience that covers the site’s geology and topography with a wall of windows for unobstructed views over. By completing a list of activities -described in the Junior Ranger Activity Book, kids 4 to 14 can receive Junior Ranger badges and certificates.

For more information, check at Canyon View Information Plaza, Tusayan Museum and Yavapai -Observation Station. The Arizona Strip is a vast arid region on the north side of the Grand Canyon that encompasses a variety of landscapes and climates within its nearly 3 million acres, as well as centuries of human history.

The extreme difficulty of crossing the Canyon isolates the Strip from the rest of the state to which it belongs, yet this remote area has played an important role in the natural and cultural. It’s more non-stop photo ops at Yavapai Observation Station.

This unique viewpoint offers more stunning vistas and an indoor experience that covers the site’s geology and topography with a wall of windows for unobstructed views over the rim/5().

The observation Station provides a spectacular panorama of the canyon through large windows. Yavapai Observation Station is a short 5 mile drive north of the park's south entrance, and is just a short walk from the Grand Canyon Village. Yavapai Observation Station is open year-round and the hours vary by season.

Canyon View Visitors Center. Book this PINK Select tour to the Grand Canyon South. View it from all angles. Visit Mather Point and Yavapai Observation Station for vast views. Experience history, shop and explore with your expert guide by your side.

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