Shoshone Point, Grand Canyon National Park

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#51 of 81 in Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park
Lookout · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
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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  • I love that this location is not well publicized and not marked on most maps. That helps keep it serene and peaceful for those who want to put in the effort to find it and get out to it.  more »
  • Not marked on any of the Grand Canyon guide maps - only comes up on Google Maps. Trailhead is a small unmarked car park. Easy 15-20 minute walk. A little muddy in parts, probably due to melted snow...  more »

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