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Point Sublime, Grand Canyon National Park
(4.8/5 based on 20+ reviews on the web)
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  • BUT...primitive road conditions vary and change over time. I can't address the alternative road to get there...only the one that leaves from from about a mile or two from the North Rim Visitor's cente...  more »
  • We stopped at the Back Country Office, chatted with the ranger and paid our camping fee. He suggested driving in on the park road, and leaving on the alternate route provided by the rangers at the Vis...  more »
  • This is so far the most remote area I've camped so far - and the most spectacular. Camp right on the rim and experience near 360 view access. There is a vault toilet but no water. A back country permi...  more »
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  • If you're afraid of heights you probably shouldn't go here. About 20 feet of the trail has steep drops on both sides. If you have a high clearance 4wd, please go here, you won't regret it. I felt as though I was at the highest point in the whole canyon. Canyon edge on 3 sides. Both sides of my truck were getting scraped by branches in several places. I went in middle september, at the point, my truck thermometer read a high of 78 and low of 27 degrees Fahrenheit in the morning.
  • If you have a high clearance 4x4 vehicle, then this is a must do. The road to Point Sublime is about 18 miles long, and will take you about 2 hours so plan accordingly. Parts are rough and steep, but so long as your vehicle is up to the task, the payoff is immense. If you roll past the two campsites you find a looping picnic area, and if you look closely past that there will be a small footpath to the actual point itself. Be careful and enjoy the view. Sunrise and sunset are highly recommended. (When the sign says "High Clearance 4x4, they aren't really kidding either, if you doubt if your vehicle qualifies, there is a very real possibility it does not. We saw a brand new 4wd Dodge Durango that had to turn around while we were driving out.)
  • Best view of the Grand Canyon!