Grand Canyon Follows the Colorado River

on August 17, 2003

The Grand Canyon follows 277 miles of the Colorado River, from Lees Ferry to the Grand Wash Cliffs. Along the way, its deepest measurement is 6,000 feet from rim to river, and its widest is 18 miles. The trip to the canyon bottom and back up takes two days on foot or by mule.

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