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Imperial point is one of the best place to see the overlook of the canyon
This is very easy point to access but road is narrow winding. When we get there there were only 3 people in the place so it was very calm and...More
But that could be because I was the driver and was trying to keep my eyes on the road.
There were some serious dropoffs and no rails.
Lots of twists and turns and a slow speed limit.
It was only a few miles but took...More
The drive is very nice to the trailhead. We did the trail (only passed about 10 people on up and back). The trail is very good. There are views of the canyon that show up when the trail moves closer to the edge. The best...More
Shorter drive than Cape Royal drive, with equally spectacular views. I think the view at Point Imperial is probably the best of all the views on either drive. Well worth taking the time to drive out and get out at the various view points. How...More
At cape royal road intersection take the left fork up the road 3 miles to the viewpoint. There is ample parking , clean pit toilets,an overlook area with guard rails, and a trail to explore.
The highest viewpoint on any rim of the canyon gives...More
If you're at the North Rim, you should definitely drive to Point Imperial. It's the highest viewpoint on either rim, and because it's pretty far north, you get some views of the inner canyon to the north from a pretty-neat bird's-eye view.
This road is about 3 miles long from Cape Royal and is worth the detour. Point Imperial at the end is the highest viewpoint of the entire Grand Canyon (about 8800 feet elevation). It's also one of the most northern, so you get views of...More