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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  • One of the most beautiful viewpoints if only because very little frequented. The reason is that it is little known and is not recommended. Pleasant even the access path, a dirt road closed to traffic in a magnificent pine forest.
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  • We waited at Shoshone point for the sunrise and we were not disappointed at all. The magnificence of the view was amplified by the fact that there was no crowd. It really felt as if we discovered a se...  more »
  • We heard about this place from a guided tour. We went back to walk out to it later. What an amazing place! The views are fantastic, and since it isn't on any map, it isn't crowded and you can get grea...  more »

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