Desert View Watchtower, Frontier Traveler Picture of the Day

Desert Tower2Desert View Watchtower, Grand Canyon National Park.  Constructed in 1932, designed by architect Mary Elizabeth Colter.  Her design was influenced by ancient Puebloan culture.  She also designed the grand lodge at the Grand Canyon as well as La Posada in Winslow, Arizona. The tower rises 70 feet and affords an outstanding view of the canyon.