Rim Trail: Log Benches – Grand Canyon Village AZ

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Description

The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) conducted extensive development work at Grand Canyon Village,  1933-37.

The National Park Service CCC Walking Tour notes that: “While the CCC crews were refurbishing the rock wall [along Rim Trail, in 1935], they also constructed new log benches.”

Documentation is lacking as to whether the benches extant today were the original benches made by the CCC.

Source notes

CCC Walking Tour:
"The Civilian Conservation Corps: A Legacy Preserved at Grand Canyon Village," by the National Park Service. https://www.nps.gov/grca/planyourvisit/upload/CCC-Walking-Tour-GRCA.pdf

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on April 28, 2022.

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Location Info


Rim Trail
Grand Canyon Village, AZ 86023

Location notes: Location of one wooden bench

Coordinates: 36.057674, -112.138310

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