Shoshone Point, Grand Canyon National Park

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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  • On your way from Grandview Point, first you pass a picnic area which is a small "U" with about 8 spaces. This is not it. Continue another five minutes, past "Duck Rock", to a dirt parking lot on the r...  more »
  • You read about loads of 'hidden gem's which turn out to be nothing of the sort, but Shoshone Point is that rare thing - solitude at a Grand Canyon point. The reason for that is that it is not marked o...  more »

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