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Greater Grand Canyon Heritage National Monument

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The greater Grand Canyon region is home to over a hundred miles of mountain biking trails and sweeping views of one of the country's most iconic landscapes. Right now, uranium mining is a serious threat to the Kaibab National Forest on both the North and South Rims of the Grand Canyon. It is harming the watershed and could devastate recreation opportunities. Before the current ban on new uranium mining claims expires, President Obama can protect this land through a National Monument Designation. Given recent proposals to increase development around or even in the Grand Canyon, these protections are especially important.

A “mountain bike friendly” National Monument on the North and South Rim of the Grand Canyon will preserve access for mountain biking on more than 128 miles of the Arizona National Scenic Trail and the Rainbow Rim trail system, and ensure that opportunities to expand the Rainbow Rim and other trails for sustainable recreation are preserved. The Greater Grand Canyon Heritage National Monument would protect the watershed, landscape, and iconic recreational activities in the region. This 1.7 million acre area includes access for mountain biking on more than 128 miles of the Arizona National Scenic Trail and the Rainbow Rim trail system.
 
Time is running out for President Obama to protect this special place. To make sure this landscape is protected and mountain biking is included as part of the designation, Washington D.C. needs to hear from you. SEND A LETTER OF SUPPORT TODAY!

Beyond The Rim - A Monument For All from IMBA on Vimeo.

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