Join the park rangers for a day to learn about the people who used to inhabit the Grand Canyon area. Family friendly activities, speakers and an evening program help celebrate the Grand Canyon Archeology Day.
Date: 03/23/2013 update info
Time: 10:00:00 AM - 4:00:00 PM
Event Cost: Free with park entrance
Venue: Grand Canyon Visitor Center in Grand Canyon National Park,AZ
Contact: Grand Canyon National Park
At the Grand Canyon Visitor Center - 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., with special evening program at the Shrine of Ages at 7:30 p.m.
All Archeology Day activities and programs are free of charge. (South Rim) Grand Canyon Visitor CenterVisitor Center ActivitiesJoin the rangers at the visitor center to learn more about people who lived here long ago. Family friendly activities take place from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. including:Making clay pinch pots Making split-twig figurines"Sifting for artifacts" Coloring an archeological puzzle.
- Free for visitors
- Discover ancient cultures
- Family friendly events
Overview: We celebrate Archeology Day each year to discover what the native people of the Grand Canyon area left behind. Hands on activities like making clay pinch pots, sifting for atrifacts and participating in activities help visitors to grasp what life was life before the grand Canyon was a National Park area.