Which U.S. president gave Grand Canyon its first legal protection in 1893? How many medical evacuations occurred park-wide in the last year? Does Grand Canyon have endemic plant species? For inquiring minds there are few better resources on your favorite chasm than the Park Profile. This document is compiled and released annually by the National Park Service. It contains enough intriguing facts and figures to make you the smartest gal or guy around the campfire or office cooler.
Grand Canyon National Park by the Numbers
For more along this vein, see also Grand Canyon Trivia and Facts.