Yavapai Point, Grand Canyon National Park

4.8
#7 of 11 in Nature in Grand Canyon National Park
One of the highest points at the Grand Canyon South Rim, Yavapai Point offers unobstructed views over the gorge, its deep twisting canyons, and multicolored butte formations. At an altitude of 2,152 m (7,062 ft) above sea level, it marks the start of an easy, well-shaded paved trail leading to the Grand Canyon Historic District. Don't forget your camera, since this vista point is also a popular spot for watching the sunset. The observation station features educational displays about the history and geology of the canyons. Using our world travel planner, Grand Canyon National Park attractions like Yavapai Point can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • On our first morning at the Canyon we were here just after sunrise, great views. The museum was not open at that hour, there are toilets there which is handy, they were being cleaned at the time so we...  more »
  • One of the best points to visit the Grand Canyon. It is a very spacious Grand Canyon, but you can enjoy the view of the stop at Yavapai Point.
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