East Rim Drive, Grand Canyon National Park

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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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  • Come travel the Grand circle in a clockwise direction, the Grand Canyon was last. Grand Canyon on first viewpoint was the Desert View Watchtower. Opens the magnificent scenery of the Grand Canyon. Toward the visitor center and assistance point of view on the forest road into the side streets, view point parking lot to go. How to make this road was the same at Bryce Canyon visit Grand circle.
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  • Driving along the Grand Canyon is a wonderful experience and the East Rim Drive is no exception! The Views are amazing!  more »
  • We came in on the south side but exited the park through the east entrance. Highly recommend driving along the east rim of the canyon. We believe some of the best views are on the east rim with fewer ...  more »
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