March 6, 2018
Desert View Watchtower rises above the east rim overlooking the Colorado River. (Photo/NPS)
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Located at the southeast edge of Grand Canyon National Park, the Desert View Watchtower rises high above the Colorado River — for many, it’s the first glimpse they get of the park. It’s also an area of great cultural significance, and as such, the National Park Service is planning a facelift for the area.