Navajo Point, Grand Canyon National Park

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Lookout · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Several major bends of the Colorado River are best seen from Navajo Point. Sited 2,285 m (7,498 ft) above sea level, Navajo is the highest lookout point on the south rim of the canyon, providing west and eastern views of the river. Bring a picnic basket and a camera and get ready to see the brilliant colors change patterns over the canyon walls as the sun rises or sets. Arrange to visit Navajo Point and other attractions in Grand Canyon National Park using our Grand Canyon National Park route builder tool.
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  • This is the location of the Desert View Watchtower, an interesting piece of architecture. You can also see off to the east, the beginning of the Grand Canyon as the Colorado and Little Colorado begin....  more »
  • Great view ~ not hikes here that we could find BUT we did find a good mascot on the ground on the side of the viewing wall~ hope you enjoy the pic and maybe find him ( we left him there) if you visit.  more »
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  • Outstanding, I visited several of the lookout points and this was the one I retuned to three times. Perfect for sunsets but not ideal for start gazing as the proximity to the road means you'll be disturbed by headlights semi-frequently.
  • Stop by here on my way to the Zion in Utah, glad I did. This place has gorgeous views of the Grand canyon. Less crowded then the South rim. In my opinion the views here are just as spectacular as the south rim.

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