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Stop Grand Canyon Tram

Since 2009, a Phoenix-based developer has been pushing the Navajo Nation to approve the Grand Canyon Escalade, a proposed development located above the sacred confluence of the Colorado and Little Colorado rivers. This development includes a 1.4-mile tramway that would shuttle up to 10,000 visitors a day to the bottom of the Grand Canyon, elevated walkway and riverside amphitheater, as well as a hotel, restaurant, and RV center above the rim. Learn more about what we're doing to stop it ›

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What you can do

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We’ve been committed to protecting the Grand Canyon and surrounding landscapes for over 30 years. Will you consider join us as the canyon's champion by making a gift today? Donate ›

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Was it love at first sight, or did sore knees make you vow never to hike in the canyon again? We’re collecting stories about first impressions of the Grand Canyon. Tell us why you love the place ›


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