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.
Address:
Hwy 67, North Rim, AZ
Directions:
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.
Phone:
877-386-4383
Admission:
Free
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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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