The Grand Canyon is 277 miles long, up to 18 miles wide, and attains a depth of over 6,093 feet. The park’s central feature is the Grand Canyon, a gorge of the Colorado River, which is often considered one of the Wonders of the World. The primary public areas of the park are the South Rim and the North Rim. The South Rim accounts for 90% of the park’s visitation. There are many areas on the South Rim side that are identified as viewing points and great for capturing pictures.