Grandview Point, Grand Canyon National Park
Categories: Lookouts, Tourist Spots
Take in famous the beauty of the Grand Canyon from the vantage point of Grandview Point, located at the start of a popular hiking trail on the canyon's southern rim. Often sought out at sunrise or sunset, the point offers panoramic views of the breathtaking landscape and the Colorado River winding through the canyon below. With the parking lot just steps away from the start of the trail, the point is accessible to both hikers and non-hikers. Remember to bring a picnic lunch, and don't forget your camera. Use our Grand Canyon National Park holiday planner to visit Grandview Point on your trip to Grand Canyon National Park, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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The day we arrived it was raining and fogged in after we drove 3,000 miles, but sunny the next day! Great spot for iconic photos!
This particular point or view gives one many different perspectives as there is a lot of area where one can walk and see the canyon from different angles. Be sure to use the "restroom" (portolets) bef... read more »
We went to Grandview Point. The story of Grandview Point is described in the information signs. In the 1890s, Ralph Cameron and Pete Barr started mines in this area. To supplement their income they al... read more »
The most breathtaking views of the Grand Canyon can be seen here. When you enter the Grand Canyon National Park, make sure you fill up your tank before entering because it's a very large park and you can drive for Miles! There's also a ton of hiking trails and the view is breathtaking! There are a ton of wild animal that you will see. It's definitely something you need to see with your own eyes!
National Park Grand Views are the best if you don't mind crowds. Just like this one, they always provide a great view. This stop also offers a trading post, a cool overlook, a historical landmark, restrooms, and food! A beautiful place for a stop.
We had driven to the Grand Canyon in anticipation of a coming storm. I remember the morning being particularly cold as we hiked along the rim awaiting the arrival of the sun. The skies were still overcast, but a small break in the clouds allowed a single ray of sunlight to shine through, illuminating a small portion of the rock faces below.
Very nice view point. Easy to follow trails, along with easy rules. Not to hot, as well as an indoor activities.
Very cool stop along Desert View Dr. Somewhat unique since it has a small trail that you can walk down to get some different views/photos. The trail seemed relatively safe to me but you obviously still need to be careful. Make sure to stop here and the Watch Tower at the east end.
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