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My Review of Papillon Grand Canyon Helicopters

My Review of Papillon Grand Canyon Helicopters Papillon Helicopters is renowned for it’s Grand Canyon National Park trips. I was in charge of the family’s canyon trip this holiday season. Naturally, I booked with Papillon. Here is a quick write-up … Continue reading

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South Rim Grand Canyon Airplane Tours

South Rim Grand Canyon Airplane Tours The Grand Canyon is a massive geological masterpiece that is more than a mile deep and 277 miles long. The average visitor to the South Rim experiences only a fraction of this splendor. If … Continue reading

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[COLORADO-A-0041] Grand Valley Diversion Dam

[COLORADO-A-0041] Grand Valley Diversion Dam Image by waterarchives Image Title: Grand Valley Diversion Dam Date: c.1940 Place: Colorado River, eight miles northeast of Palisade, Colorado Description/Caption: Diverson Dam – Colo. River Near Grand Junction and Palisade, Colo. Medium: Real Photo … Continue reading

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[COLORADO-A-0019] Grand Valley Diversion Dam

[COLORADO-A-0019] Grand Valley Diversion Dam Image by waterarchives Image Title: Grand Valley Diversion Dam Date: c.1915 Place: Colorado River, eight miles northeast of Palisade, Colorado Description/Caption: On verso, "Dam across the Grand River above Palisades – the intake of Farmers … Continue reading

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Grand Canyon Helicopter: Flying 4,000 Feet to the Bottom!

Grand Canyon Helicopter: Flying 4,000 Feet to the Bottom! It’s the dream of many Las Vegas travelers: Descending nearly a mile into the craw of the Grand Canyon and triumphantly standing on the banks of the mighty Colorado River. Then … Continue reading

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Welcome to Grand Lake, Colorado

Welcome to Grand Lake, Colorado at the headwaters of the Colorado River. Gateway to Rocky Mountain National Park, Arapaho National Forest, Arapaho National Recreation Area, Grand Lake, Shadow Mountain Lake, Lake Granby and the Indian Peaks Wilderness on the Western … Continue reading

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Grand Junction to Grand Mesa Byway: 1of2 Colorado Drivelapse

This drive begins in Grand Junction, Colorado on Interstate 70, headed east. At exit 49, CO Rte. 65 begins, headed south across the Grand Mesa National Forest. This video covers the first half of the drive across Grand Mesa — … Continue reading

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Grand Mesa Byway: 2of2 Colorado Drivelapse

This is part 2 of the drive across Grand Mesa National Forest, on the Grand Mesa Scenic Byway, CO Rte. 65. This part of the drive passes Island Lake and the town of Cedaredge, before ending at CO Rte. 92 … Continue reading

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Grand Canyon River Trip (7) Native American Perspectives – Colorado River Rafting

Loretta Jackson-Kelly of the Hualapai Tribe, Roland Manakaja of the Havasupai Tribe and Leigh J. Kuwanwisiwma of the Hopi Tribe, talk about the significance of the Grand Canyon and the Colorado River, and ask boaters to treat what has been … Continue reading

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P6300029-Edit-2, Grand Mesa

P6300029-Edit-2, Grand Mesa Image by Nature’s Images On a drive to the top of Grand Mesa near Grand Junction, Colorado, I took this photo with the Book Cliffs in the distance.

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