Powell Point, Grand Canyon National Park

Enjoy sweeping views of the Grand Canyon from Powell Point, dedicated to an early explorer who ventured along the Colorado River through the spectacular scenery. Shuttle buses will take you up to the point, which remains relatively less crowded than other spots in the park. Sunset and sunrise are particularly memorable, but no time of day disappoints with these vistas. Powell Point is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our online itinerary creator, Grand Canyon National Park Edition.
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  • Amazing how gods hands could of created such a masterpiece. The views are breathtaking. I would go there again. Plan ahead and take the helicopter tour  more »
  • this is about 10 minutes on the western loop shuttle bus. The whole loop takes 90 minutes! Offers a different perspective plus a chance to view the abandoned mines from afar.  more »
  • This stop on the rim has an observation deck to climb up for a better view. It also has information about historical figures related to this spot. The views are amazing.  more »
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  • Rainbows possess an unparalleled beauty just about anywhere they show up, but above the Grand Canyon makes for an extra illustrious scene. I almost left my perch at Powell Point as a threatening thunderstorm approached. I waited a few extra minutes, however, curious to see at least the beginning of this meeting between canyon and storm. As depicted in the accompanying photo below, I was rewarded for my wait, as a rainbow came to form out over the canyon’s expanse.
  • Awesome view no matter how many times you have seen it.
  • This spot is accessible either by taking the shuttle or by hiking the rim trail. There is a small spot that juts out into the canyon after you take a few steps up. It can get quite windy quite fast on this point as the weather changes super quickly. Beautiful spot for photos, but it does get busy at the actual viewpoint.
  • Beautiful views, but there are better options at Maricopa and Hopi.
  • Not much crowded but one of the most beautiful points at Grand Canyon

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