North Rim, Arizona: Lucky Nose of Famous Bronze Burro

Brighty the burro was a Grand Canyon celebrity until his death in 1922. People rub the nose of his bronze statue for luck.

Hwy 67, North Rim, AZ
In the lobby of Grand Canyon North Rim Lodge, which is at the dead-end of Arizona Hwy 67, about 43 miles south of its junction with US Hwy 89A.
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Brighty statue.

Brighty of the Grand Canyon

Memorial to a sweet and helpful wild burro, who is still working to bring luck to all tourists when they rub his nose.

[Meg Zorn, 10/07/2016]

Brighty was a Grand Canyon celebrity for 30 years. He died in 1922, but his bronze likeness endures.

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