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We drove here in a Jeep Wrangler. Roads are a bit rough and narrow but good. The view at Sycamore Point is beautiful. A mini Grand Canyon with no crowds - we were the only ones there. The only downside was it started to rain...More
It is about a 2 hour round trip from Williams to Sycamore Point. The roads and very manageable, at least when we went. The one "stream crossing" was dry. Perhaps it would be a different story if you go after heavy rains.
The views from...More
We followed the advice of several others and got a guide to trails in the area from the NPS office, just outside Williams. The directions were easy to follow and necessary since the fire roads are not well marked (or just plain unmarked). We hiked...More
We packed a picnic and drove out to Sycamore Point, driving down the fire roads from Williams. The roads were in excellent condition, even though we took a four wheel drive vehicle, which was not needed. The canyon was beautiful, and we enjoyed our picnic...More
It's a good idea to stop at the Williams Ranger District Office for a free copy of the Motor Vehicle Use Map to find the trailhead for the Sycamore Rim Trail. We drove unpaved roads to a remote location, so I recommend taking necessary stuff...More
Just took the drive from Williams to Sycamore Point to see the vista, We used the directions from Google...which were not very accurate. Also the "What to do in Williams" free visitor magazine describes how to get there via County Road 141 and FS Road...More
Very nice area for hiking or sightseeing. Can be seen from in the Canyon or up above. Very scenic. Lighting for photos from the overlook best in the afternoon. Horseshoe and Dogtown Lakes in the same area on the way out. JD Dam also nice.