After all the effort and time spent on unveiling the East Entrance of the South Rim Grand Canyon, on June 24, 2008 the National Park Service invited special guests to be a part of the Grand Opening Day to help celebrate the completion of the East Entrance gateway to the Grand Canyon South Rim. Special Guests included the Navajo Nation Parks & Recreation Department, representing the department, Geri Hongeva. Driving from Flagstaff, AZ to Grand Canyon from East Entrance: * Take Highway 89 north to Highway 64. Take Highway 64 west to the East Entrance on the South Rim - known as Desert View.

June 24, 2008