Yaki Point, Grand Canyon National Park

Just a short, easy walk from the visitor's center, Yaki Point offers excellent views from the Grand Canyon's South Rim. Take time to stop in the visitor's center for maps and more information on the canyon. Park at the lot by the main road or the picnic area, and walk or take a shuttle bus to the vantage point. Its specific location offers views different to other popular points, including the long red ridge above Cremation Creek to the east. Sunrise and sunset are particularly spectacular here, when the orange sun and shadows play across the canyon and create stunning views. If you go in the morning, be sure to dress warmly and take a blanket to sit on. Put Yaki Point and other Grand Canyon National Park attractions into our Grand Canyon National Park sightseeing planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • My boyfriend and I wanted to see the sunrise over the Grand Canyon and this was the PERFECT spot. We drove in at about 4:30am, parked the car and walked over to the shuttle pick up. We got on the oran...  more »
  • I recommend getting to the Yaki point bike that you can rent at the visitor center. The views in this area are wonderful, I did not find so many people in this area, so it is ideal for those who like peace.
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  • We visited at the tail end of winter (March), so ensure you wear shoes with good traction to help with the muddy trails from melting snow and ice. It's quite a hike, so bring sufficient water and a to...  more »
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