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Mather Point

2 1/2 Miles North Of Park Entrance, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ
+1 888-467-2757
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2 1/2 Miles North Of Park Entrance, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ
+1 888-467-2757
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great place to start, main parking at the visitor center, and connecting free shuttle buses wherever you want to go. Mather Point is the closest viewpoint here and you won't be disappointed.

Thank cararro
Reviewed 2 days ago

Just keep going and keep looking as you make your way along the Rim Trail. Each stopping point brings a different view from the angle to the dangle --- at sunrise or sunset --- or at midday.

Thank Kenneth C
Reviewed 2 days ago

Just a short walk from the Visitor Centre on a good path and then WOW!! The vastness, the colours... no photos,videos or tripadvisor reviews can do it justice. You must experience it yourself in person to fully appreciate this true wonder of the world.

Thank A_Geordie_View
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A five minute walk from the visitor's center you have a fantastic view of the 7th natural wonder of the world. Walk down some steps with your kids and see the sights with the confidence of strong railings. Pick up the bus a few yards...More

Thank bdge
Reviewed 3 days ago

Beautiful views just a short walk from the visitors center. Take Binoculars for an even more amazing look at the Canyon.

Thank Ray L
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Short walk from visitor center and shuttle. Excellent views of canyon. Great for sunrise sunset. A short pleasant walk from visitor center/Shuttle bus depot. Very crowded at sunset.

Thank travelrads
Reviewed 5 days ago

There is parking close to this site. Just a short walk with paved walking to panoramic views of the Grand Canyon rim. This is just one of the many view sites available within the National Park. Visitor Center is close by.

Thank kazMidwest
Reviewed 6 days ago

We walked the South Kaibab Trailhead along the rim having caught the shuttle bus to the start, lovely leisurely walk along a well maintained track, Good for sunsets although I think there are possibly better places

Thank Julie W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the free bus around to this location and we are so glad we did. Beautiful views and places to take photos. Make this one a must see.

Thank Patricia D
Reviewed 1 week ago

We viewed the sunrise on a chilly October morning. The view and color changes were just incredible. This is an outstanding location to watch the sunrise.

Thank wayflos
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13 July 2017|
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Response from csarchibald | Reviewed this property |
You have a couple of options. If you are just driving through East to West, it would be best to come in through Cameron (off Hwy 89) there are several view points (and I consider some of these to be some of the best). When... More
Clara V
14 October 2016|
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Response from jlenzer | Reviewed this property |
Won't too sure because I was there in August but it was cool at night then
Vimmy A
23 June 2016|
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Response from Dora1986 | Reviewed this property |
You can tour on your own. But the hotel reception desk may be able to help with a local company