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Powell Point

West Rim Drive, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ 86023
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My legs were a bit shaky walking that path...

Second time in Grand Canyon and you don't stop getting amazed by it. First half day in the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
chunerrrr
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Calgary, Canada
Tribute to the First Explorers

There is a monument at this point to the Exploration Party of John Wesley Powell. There are signs... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2017
csarchibald
,
San Marcos, California
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“civil war” (5 reviews)
“degree view” (6 reviews)
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West Rim Drive, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ 86023
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Second time in Grand Canyon and you don't stop getting amazed by it. First half day in the afternoon we caught a monsoon at Hermit Rest and managed a short hike the second day due to temperature. Start at Powell Point ending at Hopi. Some...More

Thank chunerrrr
Reviewed 12 July 2017

There is a monument at this point to the Exploration Party of John Wesley Powell. There are signs that tell about the party that people should read about this incredible expedition led by a Civil War Veteran who had lost one arm in the war....More

Thank csarchibald
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Most people choose to go to Hopi Point for sunset and seeing how crowded it was, we chose to settle down at Powell Point. And it was a good decision. Very few people and gorgeous views.

Thank Lolita D
Reviewed 5 May 2017

We made it to Powell Point just in time for sunset on our first night at the Canyon, and it ended up being our favorite spot. Lots of space to walk around.

Thank TVroxDE
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Catch the earliest shuttle to get there by sunrise - absolutely fabulous! If walking back take plenty of water and remember there are no facilities until you get back to the Bright Angel Trailhead.

Thank Mike G
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Another stopping point on the shuttle bus. If you are lucky to have someone familiar with the areas, you will hear the history behind it's name. As will all the stops, it offers great views of the canyon.

Thank Becky B
Reviewed 21 February 2017

We stopped at all the points along the South rim and this one and Desert View are my favorite. A nice tribute there to Mr. Powell also.

Thank shendrix
Reviewed 21 December 2016

Awe inspiring and grand silence this time of year at the Canyon. A light snow fell the evening prior, so upon our arrival these trees were photo ready.

Thank yogawithdevotion
Reviewed 12 November 2016

In addition to the beautiful canyon views this stop on the Hermits Rest shuttle has a monument to John Wesley Powell whose expedition ran the Canyon in 1869 and 1871.

Thank Lee L
Reviewed 4 November 2016

I'm not sure what more I can say about the whole Grand Canyon experience. There isn't a bad view anywhere in this park!

Thank Robin047
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