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Incredible sunset views and perfect solitude

My wife and I drove out to Point Sublime on October 25, 2018, and it was absolutely incredible. We... read more

Reviewed October 28, 2018
Patrick M
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Highlands Ranch, Colorado
Great view, not many people!

The road had only opened for the season 5 days before our trip. If you plan to camp overnight make... read more

Reviewed October 19, 2018
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Reviewed October 28, 2018

My wife and I drove out to Point Sublime on October 25, 2018, and it was absolutely incredible. We made it just in time for sunset, and the experience of being completely alone to enjoy the sunset at one of the best viewpoints of the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Patrick M
Reviewed October 19, 2018

The road had only opened for the season 5 days before our trip. If you plan to camp overnight make sure you stop at the back country office to purchase a permit $10.00 and campsite fee $8.00 before heading out. There are only two campsites...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Mike K
Reviewed October 2, 2018

The Park Service is not kidding when they say the Pt. Sublime road is "Primitive". It is the roughest road I've ever taken a 4-wheeled vehicle on (wish I had taken my Kawasaki trail bike). Steep, rocky, rough, and narrow. My 2WD Toyota truck was...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank danw5zt
Reviewed July 29, 2018

I have heard reference to the Grand Slam Viewpoints of the North Rim: Bright Angel Point, Cape Royal, Toroweap and Point Sublime. I have been to the other three, Point Sublime was last on my list. I came in on Forest Road 22 near the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed January 24, 2018

We only had the one night in the park and were told to take the tram out get a good view. We asked the bus driver and he said to get off here. Less crowded than the last stop and stunning views and boy was...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed October 1, 2017 via mobile

We got a new BMW x3 and thought we'd go there. Stopped at the back country office and they recommended we not try it this year and recommended fire point instead. We went to fire point. The x3 awd did my just fine, but we...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed October 21, 2016

BUT...primitive road conditions vary and change over time. I can't address the alternative road to get there...only the one that leaves from from about a mile or two from the North Rim Visitor's center. In mid-October, there were a couple of sections that were a...More

Date of experience: October 2016
4  Thank Antediluvian
Reviewed September 19, 2016

We stopped at the Back Country Office, chatted with the ranger and paid our camping fee. He suggested driving in on the park road, and leaving on the alternate route provided by the rangers at the Visitor Center. We drove in on the National Park...More

Date of experience: September 2016
6  Thank Danny C
Reviewed September 7, 2016

This is so far the most remote area I've camped so far - and the most spectacular. Camp right on the rim and experience near 360 view access. There is a vault toilet but no water. A back country permit is required. I would not...More

Date of experience: July 2016
2  Thank Lisa W
Reviewed August 25, 2016

I did this in an AWD Kia Sorento and had no trouble using the alternate route provided by the back country office. Sure the road was rough, but this routing, which puts you 6 miles from the point, is in far better shape than the...More

Date of experience: August 2016
4  Thank RLaurenceDavis
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About a mile north of the hotel...on the west side of the road in a cul de sac. Easy to find and is marked with signage. Definitely worth the stop even if you are not going to Point Sublime. The ranger has all kinds of... More
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