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Go here on the east side of the south rim of the Grand Canyon. Commanding views. Interesting structure. Go inside and explore. The views of the Canyon here are sweeping. You can see the Colorado River at the bottom. Excellent!
Definitely take the time to stop here as you enter or exit GCNP. The tower is a work of art inside and out and hosts artists in the bottom floor. Go up the stairs and take time to appreciate the paintings. The view is wonderful...More
The view of the south rim at the Grand Canyon from this watchtower is breathtaking. We went at the end of September and the weather is very nice and not overly crowded. Recommend when visiting the Grand Canyon, they also have two gift shops.
Desert view watchtower is simply an amazing place to view the South Rim and the desert beyond. Blending in with the canyon itself, it is truly amazing to see. Our second favorite stop after Yavapai Point.
Short driving distance from the south rim grand cayon.
This pace is gorgeous to look at the view .
Very crowded with tourist buses in the late morning.
Amp,ace that you must visit when in the grand cayon.
A comfortable bus (with bathroom and a breakfast box) picked us up at a Las Vegas hotel and drove us to the West Rim of the Grand Canyon, about 2 1/2 hours. We spent about 5 hours exploring three interesting sites. The best was the...More
This was the place where I first viewed the Grand Canyon, back in 1966 and since have visited several times, including an aerial tour from Vegas. This place is still breathtaking and I could spend many hours just sitting and looking, but this has become...More
Stopped at the Desert View Watchtower on our Pink Jeep Tour with my husband and three kids. Definitely one of the coolest views. You can see forever in three directions and great views of the river. The watchtower is a fun experience for all ages...More