Well, maybe you can't cross over all of the Grand Canyon but starting in March you'll be able to at least lean over the great abyss. The new walkway, dubbed Skywalk, will stick out about 70 feet from the rim of the canyon allowing visitors to peer down 4,000 feet to the floor of the chasm. A mere four inches of glass will keep them from plummeting to their death. The hope is that the new Skywalk will increase visitation to this remote Western side of the park where a mere 125,000 visitors came last year (compared to roughly four million in other parts of the park). We've been hearing about this thing for ages, hopefully it's finally close to fruition.
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