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Grand Canyon Skywalk

Rim Trail - Grand Canyon National Park, AZ par L.Brumm Photography

Photo credit: L. Brumm Photography.

Grand Canyon is situated in the North-East of Arizona. It is a gorge of the Colorado River.

Grand Canyon map par mr.holmboe

Photo credit: mr holmboe.

Grand Canyon Skywalk is a tourist attration situated in Grand Canyon West, on the edge of the Grand Canyon. It is a horseshoe-shaped glass walkway 1,200 meters (4,000 feet) above the floor of the canyon.

Grand Canyon Skywalk par Michael McDonough

Photo credit: Michael McDonough

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The Skywalk is not directly above the main, Granite Gorge canyon containing the Colorado River, but instead extends over a side canyon and affords a view into the main canyon.

The Grand Tourist Trap! par MikeJonesPhoto

Photo credit: Mike Jones Photo.

It is owned by the Hualapai Indian tribe and it opened to the public in March 2007.

Grand Canyon Skywalk par babybluebbw

Photo credit: babybluebbw.

Visitors are given bootees (= des chaussons) to prevent their shoes from scratching the glass walkway.

Walk on air on the Grand Canyon Skywalk par ariztravel

Photo credit: ariztravel

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See more photos on Grandcanyonskywalk.com.


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