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Mather Point, Grand Canyon National Park

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The main observation area for the Grand Canyon, Mather Point includes a visitor center and parking for canyon hikers. The interactive visitor center introduces you to the natural wonder using high-tech displays, film, and hands-on exhibits. The highlight of Mather Point is the viewing platforms, which allow you to walk to the edge of the plateau for a breathtaking view of the canyon's painted walls. Consider attending a ranger talk in the rim-side amphitheater. Using our international travel planner, Grand Canyon National Park attractions like Mather Point can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Watch the sunset from here. Get there early to find a place to sit. The canyon changes color all during the day so you can stop again and see a different view.  more »
  • Mather Point is a great place to visit. It is wothwile to go. Either use the bus or just walk the trails if you have time left.  more »
  • Great place for accessing and enjoying the Grand Canyon. There are food and lodge for entertainment.  more »
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  • We walked from the visitor center to El Tovar hotel. It's an easy walk. The path is paved and the views are spectacular. Lots of photo opportunities. Crowds were light on the early November Sunday morning when we visited the park. Caught the park shuttle back to the visitor center.
  • Great places to see! Different everytime, always beautiful!! I've seen it with snow, no snow and the sunset!! Pictures don't do it justice... Absolutely beautiful!
  • Another think gone from the bucket list. This is definitely worth the effort. Was amazed at how imense the view, had to back-up for fear of falling in.
  • If anyone hates this place, there may be something wrong with them. Even with pushy tourists and rude people abound, this vista was life altering to look at. This photo with my phone does it no justice, even my professional photos with my camera do not do it justice.
  • Such an amazing view. The park itself is well maintained has many great resources.