Grand Canyon-Parashant National Monument sometimes referred to as Parashant National Monument is located on the northern edge of the Grand Canyon in northwest Arizona. The monument was established by Presidential Proclamation 7265 on January 11, 2000. A remote area of open, undeveloped spaces, the Grand Canyon-Parashant National Monument is an impressive and diverse landscape that includes an array of scientific and historic resources.
The national monument is a very remote and undeveloped place jointly managed by the National Park Service (NPS) and the Bureau of Land Management (BLM). There are no paved roads into the monument and no visitor services. The 1,054,264-acre (426,646 ha) monument is larger than the state of Rhode Island.