Antelope Canyon AZ
ANTELOPE CANYON HISTORY
Are you embarking on an Antelope Canyon tour from Las Vegas? If so, you may want to brush up on the canyon’s fascinating history before setting off on your one-of-a-kind adventure.
Antelope Canyon that is known by the Navajo as “The place where water runs through rocks,” was formed over the course of hundreds of years by water that ran through sandstone. The upper part of the canyon is at around 4,000 feet elevation, with walls that rise 120 feet above its streambed. The canyon is unique in that its entrance and the entirety of its length are accessible at ground level, which means that tourists need not climb to experience its wonder and beauty — making it a great choice for travelers who may have physical restrictions that prevent climbing or a fear of heights.
The Canyon, located in Page, Arizona, is the most-photographed slot canyon in the American Southwest as well as the most visited. The Canyon’s two sections, which are known as Upper Antelope Canyon/The Crack and Lower Antelope Canyon/The Corkscrew, are popular with adventurers, families, photographers, and other travelers throughout the year. Many families and individuals flock to Page during the spring and summer months to witness the gorgeous light beams that make Antelope Canyon so famous, while others choose to visit during the less busy fall and winter months to marvel at the breathtaking colors produced by the two slot canyon sections. No matter what time of year you choose to book your Antelope Canyon tour from Las Vegas, you will be treated to a magnificent experience that you will never forget.