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6 Facts About White Water Rafting in the Grand Canyon National Park

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White water rafting in the Grand Canyon is an experience of a lifetime. The natural beauty surrounds the Grand Canyon national park. Those who love adventure should explore the adventures of the white rafting, and the adventure is not for the faint hearted. It is one of the intriguing natural and fascinating wonders of the world .The raging of waters, the treacherous ravines, the gargantuan cliffs and an enviable fauna and flora of the exquisite wilderness makes Grand Canyon have many unique facts. The following unique facts are just the tip of many more facts of rafting in the Grand Canyon.

Formation

It is believed that Grand Canyon took three to six years for it to be formed, and it was carved due to erosion caused by the Colorado River. It is the second deepest canyon in the world that was first discovered by Garcia Lopez de Cardenas in year fifteen forty. The Grand Canyon has many more layers of rock and the soil. The striped colors that you see come from the minerals in the rock. The shades of these colors include red, orange, yellow, white, and even the color purple.(Image by Ronald Woan)

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Habitant and fauna

The Grand Canyon National Park provides a natural habitat for three hundred and fifty five bird species, eight nine mammalian species, and fifty six reptile and amphibian species. You have to have license in order to do fishing in the Grand Canyon. There has been a fossilized reptile skeleton and bones found within the Grand Canyon. There have been the fossil footprints that were discovered from more than twenty different species of reptiles and amphibians, but no teeth or bones.

Weather

The Weather conditions vary at the Grand Canyon because of the different altitudes. Temperatures can range from below zero in one place to over one hundred degrees to other places. Some of the driest desert areas in the Grand Canyon get very little rain. Meanwhile, spots like on the North Rim average about 12 feet of snow a year.

Remoteness

The Grand Canyon is a very remote place, the only places you see is the waters, the waterfalls and the nature. The only place where cell phones do not work, and the only thing you carry is what you really need to use on your white rafting at the Grand Canyon’s.

Visitors

The white rafting at the grand canyon’s receives a total of one million visitors each year with three quarters of the tourists coming from America. Only a certain number of tourists are allowed to have their own when white rafting. For you to go on the adventure you need to go through a registered white rafting company.(Image by Alan English CPA)

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To complete white rafting at the Grand Canyon is you can take more than one month. There are also different ways of how you can do your white rafting you can use a motorized boat or an oar boat. The beauty of the Grand Canyon is just spectacular; staying for days without outside communication is a unique express. Carry a camera and capture the most unforgettable experience in your life.

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