When you visit this view point and are able to do so I highly recommend doing the trail. Not only does this thin out the herd and actually make you feel relatively alone but it also rewards you with a spectacular near 360° view with...More
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The view from the scenic overlook is amazing! And the hike that starts from there is absolutely incredible. If you've got a fear of heights, you might want to walk a little further from the edge. But you HAVE to go to see it. Most...More
Very nice views of the canyon and you have the ability to walk the rim away from the crowds. We got the late and parking was very hard to get. Labor Day weekend crowds hopefully its less for you.
We started at Grand View Point for the geology ranger talk and it was the PERFECT way to begin our day at canyonlands NP. Ranger Scott Coombs was amazing in his oral history retelling and description of the rock layers. He passed out samples of...More
This place is simply amazing. At the end of the road in the island in the sky district once you get there you can see a very good view of all the Canyonlands other areas and also other places in quite far away distance. Then,...More
On a clear day you can see forever......We had a clear day and could see for a long way. This is the southernmost reach of the paved road of the "Island in the Sky" portion of the park. The parking area was well occupied but...More
When we visited Canyonlands as part of a tour group and viewed the river from Grand View Point we thought that this must be as good as seeing the Grand Canyon (which we were on our way to see) and it almost is! Breathtaking views....More
Grand View Point overlook offers beautiful scenery, of the impressive canyon. The trail is easy and I recommend spending some time there.