Grand Canyon National Park Landmarks

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Grand Canyon National Park Landmarks

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  • Have Camera, Will Travel
    South Bend, IN3,573 contributions
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    The Grand Canyon does not disappoint. It was amazing to see. I highly recommend seeing a sunrise and sunset. The shadows create an amazing effect that you do not get in the middle of the day. It is people-ly, even in March, but mainly at the main parking area and Mather Point. The bus out to Hermit's Rest in the morning was very pleasant. It was getting busy about the time we headed back to the lodge. It was also cold in the AM and warm in the afternoon, so dress in layers (depending on season).
    Written 2 May 2024
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  • Have Camera, Will Travel
    South Bend, IN3,573 contributions
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    The view is epic, but it is also the busiest as it is the closest overlook to the main parking area. It is the first canyon view for the majority of the people coming to the park. Get on a bus and spread out a bit to see the different overlooks. It's all amazing.
    Written 2 May 2024
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  • Have Camera, Will Travel
    South Bend, IN3,573 contributions
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    We stopped as we headed out of the park at mid-morning. There wasn't many people about on a weekday in March. The shops were closed, but the tower opened as we were getting ready to head out. Lots of good views and a really cool bench that became an excellent photo op. We also got to see a moose wander in and eat some shrubbery. We kept our distance and got some pretty cool pictures. I highly recommend the stop.
    Written 2 May 2024
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  • Have Camera, Will Travel
    South Bend, IN3,573 contributions
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    This was one of our early morning stops after we saw a sunrise. The view is grand for sure. We also walked down the Grandview Trail just a bit to see what it was like. It would be an amazing hike. This is one location I would make sure you stop at.
    Written 2 May 2024
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  • Have Camera, Will Travel
    South Bend, IN3,573 contributions
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    Excellent view. You get a glimpse of the Colorado River. I'm pretty sure this is the location were you can see some of the rapids and you can actually hear them. We walked the Rim Trail over to Powell, which is a short walk. Excellent stop.
    Written 2 May 2024
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  • Have Camera, Will Travel
    South Bend, IN3,573 contributions
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    We stayed 2 nights at the El Tovar and exited the park to the east, down the East Rim Drive. It was not busy at all, which was nice. We stopped at a half dozen stops. Grandview and the Desert View Watchtower were my favorites.
    Written 8 May 2024
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  • Hummingbird Tours
    Tempe, AZ5 contributions
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    These are breathtaking photos of the Grand Canyon South Rim. We are in the Grand Canyon Village just west called the Yavapai Point. You can actually see the Colorado River from this point. Extremely beautiful viewpoints for photography and they do have a geology museum there.
    Written 9 May 2024
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  • Faker
    Paris, France73 contributions
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    We’ve done a lot of overlooks of the canyon, stopping at every shuttle stop including the Hermit road, but the Yaki Point ended up being the one that we preferred.
    Accessible only via shuttle (the orange one), there isn’t 1 billion cars that could disturb your visit.
    I’ll let you see it by your eyes.
    Written 1 August 2023
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  • SneakinDeacon
    Christiansburg, VA1,578 contributions
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    Our group had allotted about 4-hours to visit the North Rim of the Grand Canyon. In order to get an idea of what to see and do during our limited time we stopped at the Visitors Center and talked with one of the Rangers. Like always the Rangers were very helpful and told us the one thing we had to do was take the trail down to Bright Angel Point. The trail begins at the North Rim Visitor Center and according to the Rangers the trail is rated as “Moderate” The maintained dirt trail to the point is about a mile, give or take. For the most part you are descending from the Visitors Center to the Point, so the return trip is mostly up hill and a little strenuous for out of shop people like me. There are a number of benches and place to rest along the way. Be sure to take water with you, especially during the summer as there is not concessions along the way. The entire length is filled with amazing views. Because the North Rim is less crowded than the South Rim you can take your time and enjoy the views without being rushed by other visitors. All total it took me about 90 minutes to complete the round-trip hike because I stopped at every opportunity to take photos and enjoy the breath-taking views. I was able to take my time and enjoy the amazing views.
    Written 24 January 2024
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  • Nathan
    Portsmouth, UK510 contributions
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    Took a drive from Page to see the bridges over the Colorado River and was not disappointed. Free parking both sides, and there is toilets, info boards and a decent visitor info centre with gift shop. The views are amazing, with a good story on how the old and new bridges got built too. Best of all Californian Condors use the bridge to relax on, we saw one in flight and sat on the underside of the bridge. Well worth a visit IMO and hopefully the Condors will be nearby when you do.
    Written 16 April 2024
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  • Kathy L
    Prior Lake, MN492 contributions
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    This was my favorite stop on the Desert View drive in Grand Canyon. I think it had the best overall views and was easily accessible to everyone.
    Written 23 May 2024
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  • Jessica W
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    Google says the road is closed from Oct on for the winter but we didn’t find that to be true. We were there Oct 25 and were able to drive to Point Imperial and Cape Royal Point. The NPS north rim visitor center IS closed however and there was one bathroom open but nothing else in terms of food and facilities. Absolutely beautiful views though and highly recommend. Very few people.
    Written 6 November 2023
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  • Have Camera, Will Travel
    South Bend, IN3,573 contributions
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    This was one of my favorite overlooks. Honestly, they all sort of run together after some time passes, but this one sort of stood out. You get a good look at a section of the Colorado River from here and we watched some rafts move through that section. It's an amazing view.
    Written 8 May 2024
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  • SoCalOregonian
    Murrieta, CA10,394 contributions
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    One of the viewpoints located along the south rim of the canyon and dedicated to John Wesley Powell, whose expedition in 1869 was the first through the Grand Canyon.
    There is a monument erected to Major Powell located at the point. As with all stops along the canyon this area affords spectacular views of the canyon.
    This point can be accessed by walking, bicycle, or the free shuttle. The road is closed to private vehicular traffic.
    Written 21 August 2023
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  • Have Camera, Will Travel
    South Bend, IN3,573 contributions
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    This is a nice break spot. It's the last stop on the bus route on the West Road. There are bathrooms (glorified outhouses). The outpost is pretty cool and has a little gift shop, even with location specific items for Hermit's Rest. There are also snacks and drinks available. There are some nice benches that are covered and a photo op arch to see.

    The canyon view from there is just average (if a Grand Canyon could be considered average), but it was definitely a stop you will want to make for bathrooms and a rest.
    Written 8 May 2024
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