Mather Point

Mather Point, Grand Canyon National Park: Address, Phone Number, Mather Point Reviews: 4.5/5

Mather Point
4.5
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DMGAmes_Iowa
Ames, IA598 contributions
Beautiful views, observation area easily accesible from parking lot
Oct. 2021
The vistas from Mather Point are indeed spectacular. One can actually see up and down the canyon for a good distance. The primary observation point is an easy walk from the parking lot. I did not venture further because of a walking disability and vertigo problems. We got some good photographs from that point, however. My wife walked further down along the trail, ad got some additional great photos. At the parking lot, there is a clean restroom facility.
Written 26 October 2021
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Lisamarie L
Madison, WI717 contributions
First view of the Grand Canyon
Aug. 2021
This is the first real view of the Grand Canyon that you will get - it's very close and walkable from the South Rim park entrance.

At least for us, this was the most crowded part of our trip. We came in the morning just as the park opened so it wasn't too bad. There is a large viewing area and really, the view can't be described - it's hard to realize how massive the Grand Canyon is until you really see it.
Written 26 September 2021
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Ryan P
Huntington Beach, CA136 contributions
Easy hike for all!
Aug. 2021
Easy walking trail that I fully paved and wide. All you need to do is park near the visitor's center and walk! You will be rewarded with a great view. This area does get very crowded because it is right next to the parking and visitor's center.
Written 30 August 2021
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Kristyn S
Hemet, CA161 contributions
Fantastic Views of the Canyon
Jul. 2021
Mather Point offers amazing views of the Grand Canyon. Just be prepared for a crowd. Despite the masses of fellow tourists clamoring for the perfect views and pictures, with a little patience and persistence, you should be able to get see and get plenty of photos.
Written 14 July 2021
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Tammi L
Denton, TX272 contributions
First view
Jun. 2021
My first view of the Grand Canyon at Mathers point was just awesome! It is truly overwhelmingly beautiful.
Written 12 July 2021
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Faith N
Walterboro, SC2,280 contributions
Perfect point
Jul. 2020
Another beautiful spot. This was our first view as well and it was magnificent. I will never forget looking over and seeing it for the first time.
Written 24 June 2021
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Lynley
Camp Verde, AZ5 contributions
Easy to access and breathtaking views
Jun. 2021 • Family
Welcome center has restrooms and short walk to breathtaking views at Mathers Point. Relatively flat walking trail from visitors center, and along south rim provides ample places to take it all in. Some several spots to view with rails and several spots where the less cautious climb out to see more.
Written 23 June 2021
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Mommyof4greatkids
Ooltewah, TN234 contributions
Perfect introduction to the canyon!
Jun. 2021 • Couples
This is the perfect place for your first view of the canyon. Beautiful views. Easy act, close to visitors center and restrooms. It is crowded, so if you’re only making one quick stop there are many others to choose from.
Written 9 June 2021
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teniseetraveler
Jacksonville, FL537 contributions
Stunning Views
May 2021
Beautiful, breathtaking views of the canyon!!! Absolutely a must stop on the South Rim! The parking lot was not full the morning we visited. There are a few picnic tables nearby.
Written 27 May 2021
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Jim M
Muncie, IN357 contributions
Buena Vista
Jan. 2021 • Couples
Easy to get to from the visitor center, but don't get fooled by the signs saying "5 minute walk". Depending where you park, it is a steady uphill slope to the point.
However, I did see one gentleman in wheelchair as he was coming down, so it is not a hard slope.
Views in about 270 degrees let you see what seems like a lot of The Canyon, but it is only enough to make you want more.
Written 14 January 2021
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