By: Emily Breck
Map of Grand Canyon
Geological Point of Interest
is the center of activity and the transportation hub for the South Rim of the park. The village is the only place where the railroad reaches the rim of the canyon. There are three areas of interest: 1)The Visitor Center and Mather Point, 2) Market Plaza - the business center where the general store, the bank and the US Post Office are located, 3) The Historic District, where the railroad depot and original hotels and pioneer village started. The Grand Canyon is the world's most spectacular example of erosion and most remarkable assemblage of exposed rocks in geological sequence and intact.
Plants and Trees
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