Recognize this place? Take a guess, then turn to page 68 to see if you’re correct. The setting sun casts a dramatic glow over this rugged landscape, which was established as a national park in 1944. A winding river cuts a deep gorge through steep limestone canyon walls. The desert climate, though harsh and unforgiving, supports over 1,000 species of plant life such as agave, creosote bush, prickly pear and cholla cacti, and the endangered Guadalupe fescue grass.