Wings Over Grand Canyon

Sun, Aug 23 3:00 A.M. NHPBS      

On this, the 100 year anniversary of the Grand Canyon National Park, comes a program designed to show off the Canyon in all its splendor. Wings Over Grand Canyon presents a revealing look at something we all thought we knew well. Where the journey is the adventure, 'Wings' expands a viewers' vision of what we think of as the Grand Canyon. Following the Colorado River from Castle Valley in Utah to the Grand Canyon in Arizona and Lake Mead in Nevada, the aerial journey covers over a thousand air miles to capture an endless variety of stunning imagery. 'Wings' reveals high alpine forests, spectacular lakes and secret canyons. Experience Canyonlands National Park, Arches National Park, Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, Lake Powell, the Little Colorado River Gorge and the ultimate, the Grand Canyon National Park itself. The film transports the viewer into landscapes of magic and mystery, many seen this way for the first time. Winging over regions where few are allowed to fly, the aerial team reveals amazing Lake Powell, known as the world's most beautiful lake, with its 2000 miles of breathtaking shoreline, islands & channels. We then soar above the stunning Marble Canyon, a giant crack in the Earth, where it then enters the South Rim region, the grandest and most well-known part of the Grand Canyon, for an unprecedented look at this most-famous national treasure. The film takes us 5000 feet deep into the Little Colorado River George. Revealing a secret river of magical beauty for a remarkable, uninterrupted flight sequence, through one of the most beautiful places on Earth. Climbing high to get above the North Rim, Wings Over Grand Canyon reveals astonishingly different landscapes of green forests and lush valleys.

Episode Duration: 58 minutes and 35 seconds

Episode Number:

All broadcast times for this episode: (show all)

Sun, Aug 23 3:00 A.M. Wings Over Grand Canyon     NHPBS

Future Broadcast times for "Wings Over Grand Canyon": (show all)

Sun, Aug 23 3:00 A.M. Wings Over Grand Canyon     NHPBS

NHPBS Over-the-Air Broadcast

WENH-TV Ch. 11 Durham

WLED-TV Ch. 48 Littleton

WEKW-TV Ch. 18 Keene

W50DP-D Ch. 50 Hanover

W34DQ-D Ch. 34 Pittsburg

Cable and Satellite Channels

NHPBS Summer Sizzle Raffle