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The only view of Grand Canyon Village

The Trailview Overlook is one of several viewpoints located on the South Rim of Grand Canyon... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Taylor B
Chicago, Illinois
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Awesome bus tour with lots of good memories. Everybody should see the GC. And this tour was great... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Stewartstown, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Trailview Overlook is one of several viewpoints located on the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park that gives visitors a different perspective of the park while offering unique and spectacular views that you expect to see in this wondrous landscape. It is located...More

Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome bus tour with lots of good memories. Everybody should see the GC. And this tour was great, much info, good lunch, no parking hassles, and great guide, Aaron Murphy. Highly recommend using them, especially first timers

Thank sleepycreek3
Reviewed 28 September 2018

Great place to experience sunset because no one is there. The only con was the shuttles would not stop to pick us up after. They said they have to make sure their buses are empty for the more popular points and then would come get...More

Thank Kathryn M
Reviewed 10 September 2018

The Trailview Overlook provides a good overview of the Bright Angel Trail - at least up until Indian Gardens. Thus, if you plan to do Bright Angel, its not a bad idea to go here first and get a first impression of the trail at...More

Thank Klaus M
Reviewed 14 August 2018

This is one of the overlooks on the red bus route on the western side of south rim. The views are great and you can see North Rim from here and some of their overlooks if your eyes are good. Well worth a stop off

Thank 1234Col
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

One of a couple of stops on our bus tour. Great views particularly of the walking trail into the Grand Canyon. You can really get an impression on how hard and steep it must be to do the whole walk.

Thank AnnieM452
Reviewed 2 May 2018

If you're a first-time visitor to the Grand Canyon, and thinking of hiking Bright Angel Trail, head for the trailview overlook (on the shuttle route) and take a look at it first. You may change your mind. Going down is optional. Coming up again is...More

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Reviewed 16 December 2017

Nice area to take a walk and enjoy the views. Not one of the most exceptional views, but worthy of a stop.

Thank Brandy B
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.

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