News Happy 90th Birthday, Grand Canyon! By Zach Behrens Published Feb 26, 2009 12:00 AM Mount Hayden - North Rim Vista from the Ken Patrick Trial in the North Rim | Photo by mandj98 via Flickr LAist relies on reader support, not paywalls. Freely accessible local news is vital. Please power our reporters and help keep us independent with a donation today. Donate Now Monthly Donation One-Time Donation $5/mo $10/mo $15/mo $20/mo $60 $120 $180 $240 Continue It may be out-of-state, 500 miles and some 6-7 hours away by car, but it's a pretty dope National Park, so a shout out is deserved. And little closer to home, Joshua Tree National Park will be celebrating its 15th anniversary on Halloween (now that could be a party to rival West Hollywood's bash).