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West Rim Drive, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ 86023
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Breathtaking

This particular overlook really gives you the feel of making the trek down into the canyon and back.

Reviewed 1 October 2017
Kona-KonaKen
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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
Part of the rim walk

Great views across the Grand Canyon with the Colorado River below. One of the science view points... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2017
grubs
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lancashire
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good20%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
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“hermit road” (5 reviews)
“rim trail” (5 reviews)
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West Rim Drive, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ 86023
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1 - 10 of 41 reviews

Reviewed 1 October 2017

This particular overlook really gives you the feel of making the trek down into the canyon and back.

Thank Kona-KonaKen
Reviewed 30 September 2017

Great views across the Grand Canyon with the Colorado River below. One of the science view points. Gets busy as the bus stop is nearby.

Thank grubs
Reviewed 21 August 2017

As with my other reviews of points along the Hermit Road, it depends on how much time you want to spend. This is a nice place to get off the bus for a short time. There are more spectacular places and some that are less...More

Thank lentz316
Reviewed 4 August 2017

The view from this stop shows the enormous nature of the Bright Angel trail from the Canyon Village. People trickling down the trail in the morning. Nice views.

Thank Urojahaji
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Great opportunity to really see what is involved in going down to the bottom of the canyon. The views fro this viewpoint allows you to see the first section of Bright Angel Trail and the many, many switchbacks involved in descending the canyon.

Thank csarchibald
Reviewed 18 June 2017

We did the entire south rim and this was our favorite stop. We boarded the red bus around 8 a.m. and got off at this first stop. There were a few sets of stairs leading to different view levels on the rim, take all of...More

Thank LuvAZTravel
Reviewed 11 May 2017

What ever point we were at, they were all excellent views. You can go to different points of interest by bus, get off at any view spot and get back on the next bus to go the next spot. Very convenient. And the drivers are...More

Thank EdE572
Reviewed 3 May 2017

This is the first shuttle stop westbound on Hermit Road and is well worth getting off the shuttle for a view of the brave souls as they trudge down the zig zag path towards the bottom of the Grand Canyon. For us lacking the physical...More

Thank Michael K
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

I wish everyone can walk the entire 19.5 km from Yaki point to Hermits Rest or in the other direction, just to see the changing vistas and to get away from the crowds near the developed areas! But if you do not have the time,...More

Thank jesse o
Reviewed 9 April 2017

I've seen educational movies in school, seen the spectacular views in movies, read about it in National Geographic but nothing prepared one for the viewing turnouts along this drive.

Thank Carolyn L
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