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Point Imperial Drive

AZ State Route 67, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ 86022
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An 11-mile scenic drive on the North Rim of the Grand Canyon.
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good22%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
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“extra drive” (2 reviews)
AZ State Route 67, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ 86022
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Reviewed 16 December 2017

By the afternoon, this place was getting kinda crowded, but well worth the stop. Great photo opportunity.

Thank Brandy B
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

This is a relatively short drive to another awesome view. I don’t remember any overlooks or vistas on the drive. Point Imperial is the reason for the drive.

Thank OtPot
Reviewed 2 November 2017

Point Imperial is a 3 mile side trip off of the Cape Royal Drive on the North Rim. All of the viewpoints on the drive to Cape Royal are worth a visit. I thought Point Imperial was the best viewpoint second to Cape Royal. Cape...More

Thank dremmettdc
Reviewed 25 October 2017

The drive travels through densely forested areas with a couple of viewpoints that offer nice views of the canyon.

Thank Don M
Reviewed 23 October 2017

The Point Imperial Point drive is approx. 2.5 miles from the "Y" intersection off the Cape Ryal Scenic Drive! At Point Imperial you have wonder views to the east w/ the Vermillion Cliffs the the far distance! At 8800 feet elevation the temps in October...More

Thank Mike H
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Delightful scenic drive with awesome view at Point Imperial. If you have come this far you need to make this part of your North Rim Experience!

Thank mcalmax
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

This is a beautiful drive with views of pine forests and aspen stands, which leads to Point Imperial. At an altitude of 8803 ft, this is the highest point in Grand Canyon NP. It's also a relatively quiet place with few other visitors. The views...More

Thank TravelFan48105
Reviewed 2 October 2017

North rim view points are amazing and easy to do even if you don't hike the overlooks are amazing within steps of your car.

Thank scodkokno
Reviewed 19 September 2017

Nice views Big picnic area and rest rooms. Easy rim hikes near by. Leave about 2 hours to enjoy the area.

Thank Bike2
Reviewed 26 August 2017

As stated, this is the highest point of the Grand Canyon (including both rims) at approximately 8,800 feet above see level. From this height you're rewarded with a commanding view of the canyon itself, with the San Francisco mountains visible beyond the South Rim, and...More

Thank dtoliphant7
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Udie V
3 November 2017|
Response from dtoliphant7 | Reviewed this property |
From my knowledge that road should be closed as part of the annual park closure from mid October to mid March.