Powell Point, Grand Canyon National Park

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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 Edition.
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  • This one features a tribute to early explorer Powell who realized the significance for science of Grand Canyon geology 
    This one features a tribute to early explorer Powell who realized the significance for science of Grand Canyon geology  more »
  • This is the second stop west of the beginning of the South Rim Drive & Bright Angel Trail that ends at Hermit's Rest. Besides the great views of the canyon, there is a statue here of John Wesley... 
    This is the second stop west of the beginning of the South Rim Drive & Bright Angel Trail that ends at Hermit's Rest. Besides the great views of the canyon, there is a statue here of John Wesley...  more »
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  • By far the best lookout point in our opinion. I decided this spot was so beautiful I even proposed to my girlfriend up there! It’s quiet and secluded away from the crowds.
  • Beautiful sunrise view. Busses start at 430, and *roughly* every 30 minutes on the red line. One left just before I got there at 547. Next didn't leave until 625. Takes 15 or so from the bus stop. So plan accordingly if you want to see the sunrise.

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