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Breathtaking Views and Dangerous Cliffs

Views from Grand View Point Overlook reach from the depths of the Green and Colorado rivers to the mountaintops and above and they are breathtaking. Across canyon after canyon... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Fresno, California

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Fresno, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Views from Grand View Point Overlook reach from the depths of the Green and Colorado rivers to the mountaintops and above and they are breathtaking. Across canyon after canyon they stretch to the horizon (like forever unending). The viewpoint lays on a broad (giant) mesa wedged between the Green and Colorado rivers - is acting as the Canyonlands' observation tower.... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Grand View is one of the best scenic viewpoints in the Island in the Sky district of Canyonlands National Park. This district is located about 30 miles west of Moab, UT via US191 and UT313. The parking lot for Grand View is at the end of Grand View Road, 13.3 miles past the park entrance. Admission is $25/car (good 7... More 

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Fremont, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Grand View Point Overlook is a must stop when visiting the Island in the Sky section of Canyonlands, but to fully enjoy the vistas, you should consider the Grand View Point Trail (2 miles RT). The hike takes you along the rim out to the point where you run out of real estate. You'll be treated to wonderful vistas and... More 

Thank Glenn M
United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

The Grand View Point Overlook offers spectacular views of the park's canyons. This view is so worth the drive through the park and the relatively short walk to get to this overlook.

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Logan, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

The views are stunning the whole way! The very end of the trail has a lot of big boulders that can be carefully climbed for an even better view. There are little squirrels at the end that look like tourists feed them all the time. They come right up up to you. Good pic opportunity. Bring water and good shoes.

Thank Heaven L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

If you want the best views, walk down the mile long path a little ways. My husband and I sat on a sheer rock edge (not too close) and simply reveled in the beauty of nature. I saw several people come, take a few pictures, then leave. I pity them because they didn't take the time to truly enjoy the... More 

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Cary, NC
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

If you were to rank the various viewpoints or "attractions" at Canyonlands that you can get to without a four wheel drive, this ranks on top. The trail is a must to appreciate this park. The trail is not super easy but it's worth the effort. You walk along the rim with some dramatic vertical cliffs. After some uphill, you... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Just 2 miles there and back - it's an easy one to squeeze in if you don't have lots of time. The views at the end are some of the best you'll see anywhere - stunning. Fit this one in.

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Center Valley, PA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Rim Trail, not just the Overlook: My wife and I hiked this trail in early October 2016 on a trip to hike the big 5 main Utah national parks. The views here are unbelievable and well worth the hike. Lots of folks show up at the overlook, so after waiting your turn to look at the explanatory sign, you need... More 

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Kaysville, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Grand view point is amazing and awe inspiring. You can drive right to it. There are hikes around the rim if you want but the vistas alone are worth it. Definitely a must!

Thank Ryan R

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