Shoshone Point, Grand Canyon National Park

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Go for a short, 1.6 km (1 mi) long walk to reach a promontory offering views of more than 180 degrees over the Grand Canyon at Shoshone Point. The point offers basic facilities, including picnic tables and fire grills, but bear in mind that using them requires permission from the National Park Service. After a pleasant 20-minute stroll on a flat, car-free dirt road, then through open ponderosa pine woodland, you'll reach the rim of the cliff, where you can enjoy the scenic views. If you pay attention and keep quiet, you can see majestic elk walking past you. Add Shoshone Point and other attractions to your Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary using our Grand Canyon National Park trip planner .
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  • absolutely gorgeous. everyone should visit at least once. you can still see the remains of the native american homes. really amazing.  more »
  • Between Mile marker 244 & 245 you will find a pull off area in pine trees to the right if you are going towards the park. You will see a gate that is locked. Don’t let this fool you. Take a nice easy ...  more »
  • As you hike in the mile to reach Shoshone Point you will see Elk families and hear the breeze whispering through the majestic Pine trees. It's peaceful & spectacular! Also has a bathroom and picnic ta...  more »

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