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Another great stop along the south rim drive

At the risk of sounding redundant, if you have the time, this is another great place to stop and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Eureka, California

We were on the Desert Tower Tour and this was the 2nd stop-- had plenty of time to get amazing... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Lake Wales, Florida
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Scenic lookout over the rim of the Grand Canyon, named for painter Thomas Moran, whose brilliant canvases of the scene influenced Congress in the decision to create a Grand Canyon national park.
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Desert View Dr., Grand Canyon National Park, AZ
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Reviewed 2 days ago

At the risk of sounding redundant, if you have the time, this is another great place to stop and take in the view. It seemed as if there were not as many people here as at some of the other stops along the way. Each...More

Thank lentz316
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were on the Desert Tower Tour and this was the 2nd stop-- had plenty of time to get amazing photos and look around-- beautiful cliffs and great views of the Colorado River- take the 4 hr air conditioned bus tour- well worth the money--...More

Thank barbiewalker72
Reviewed 23 May 2017

The amazing view to the Grand Canyon, see all colours and shapes of the canyon. Located at the Desert View Drive.

1  Thank mmikko
Reviewed 27 April 2017

This spot has the most colorful views of the Grand Canyon that I experienced. The sediment colors are varied and the light reflects off the rocks to provide beautiful views.

Thank TanyaOkemos
Reviewed 30 March 2017

The lookouts along this line is as awesome but a lot quieter, worth the drive towards the watch tower.

Thank spxcfc
Reviewed 31 January 2017

We stopped at all the viewpoints along the way after entering from the east. This was another spot that was easy to stop at and enjoy. As with the others the views are SPECTACULAR

Thank Phil G
Reviewed 14 January 2017

The 'Father' of the Grand Canyon - it was Thomas Moran's original colour paintings that helped make the Grand Canyon a National Park. The 'live' views as opposed to paintings did not disappoint. The fantastic vistas 'hit' Liz and me and I'm just sorry that...More

Thank Kevan W
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Drove in from the east stopping at every view point, every one has good parking and spectacular views.

Thank Dee G
Reviewed 6 January 2017

All the stops have different and fantastic views, giving you a different perspective each time. This was a visit after snow so the views ere very different than the summer.

Thank TutinsPony
Reviewed 28 December 2016

another very beautiful viewpoint where you can admire the Grand Canyon. I stopped by every viewpoint and each of them was marvelous! ;)

Thank Piotr H
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