In 2019, Grand Canyon celebrates 100 years as national park

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In 2019, Grand Canyon celebrates 100 years as national park

In 2019, Grand Canyon celebrates 100 years as national park
A mule train winds its way down the Bright Angel trail at Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona. The Grand Canyon is celebrating 100 years as a national park in 2019. President Woodrow Wilson made the designation in 1919. But Teddy Roosevelt is credited for preserving the natural wonder as a game reserve and a national monument.
Hikers head out of the Grand Canyon along the Bright Angel Trail at Grand Canyon National Park, Ariz.

In 2019, Grand Canyon celebrates 100 years as national park

A mule train winds its way down the Bright Angel trail at Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona. The Grand Canyon is celebrating 100 years as a national park in 2019. President Woodrow Wilson made the designation in 1919. But Teddy Roosevelt is credited for preserving the natural wonder as a game reserve and a national monument.
Hikers head out of the Grand Canyon along the Bright Angel Trail at Grand Canyon National Park, Ariz.

In 2019, Grand Canyon celebrates 100 years as national park

The Grand Canyon National Park is covered in the morning sunlight as seen from a helicopter near Tusayan, Ariz. The Grand Canyon is celebrating 100 years as a national park in 2019.

In 2019, Grand Canyon celebrates 100 years as national park

Tourists pose for a selfie along the south rim at Grand Canyon National Park, Ariz. The park draws more than 6 million visitors annually.

In 2019, Grand Canyon celebrates 100 years as national park

The exterior of Hermits Rest is a historic century-old structure west of Grand Canyon Village on the South Rim of the Grand Canyon. The national park, which will celebrate its 100th anniversary in 2019, draws more than 6 million visitors annually.