East Rim Drive, Grand Canyon National Park

Scenic Drive · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Try to comprehend the grandeur and scope of the Grand Canyon along East Rim Drive. The drive will take you to the highly-visited south entrance with the chance to stop at numerous viewing points along the way. This part is a less-crowded area of the park, offering scenic views. Make a stop at the watchtower, see the Colorado River, or watch for animals. For East Rim Drive and beyond, use our Grand Canyon National Park online trip planner to get the most from your Grand Canyon National Park vacation.
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  • Driving the East Rim Drive is spectacular. You should stop at all the observation points along the drive although I found Moran Point to be the most stunning. Spotted wildlife along the road...  more »
  • I understand the need for the closure (sort of), but it would be nice if they could find a contactless way to reopen just as other services in the park have done.  more »
  • Entered and toured the South Rim but exited by the East Rim Drive. Travelled 50+miles and was still viewing the Grand Canyon from the driver's side window. Several lookout points where you could...  more »

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