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Lipan Point

East Rim Drive, a few miles west of Desert View, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ
+1 520-638-7888
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“desert view” (19 reviews)
East Rim Drive, a few miles west of Desert View, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ
+1 520-638-7888
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Reviewed 5 days ago

You can see the Colorado river clearly at this view point. Don't just look down from the fence. If you walk a little bit to the right, there is an area where you can sit on the rock and appreciate the view with less people.

Thank Helena N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of several stopping places along the south rim drive. Unless you are in a big hurry or under a time crunch, take the time to stop and get another view of this spectacular wonder of the world.

Thank lentz316
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Came here quite early in the morning - after having seen the sunset at the Grand Canyon village. I think it would have been even better here. Short drive from the rim drive. Worth the detour.

Thank Soren_Odense
Reviewed 3 July 2017

We stayed quite a while at Lipan Point; it was one of my favorite stops. Actually thought the stops along Desert View offered the broadest panorama views even better than at Hermits Rest drive or near historic village. But they are each special in their...More

Thank ellenkay
Reviewed 27 June 2017

We started on the north rim and hiked through the canyon and this was by far my favorite view. You can see more of the canyon from one spot than anywhere else including the Colorado River at the bottom of the canyon.

Thank Tom F
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Lipan Point is one of our all time favorite places for sunrise viewing of the Grand Canyon South Rim along with Navajo Point. There has been a different vista each time, in all types of weather..sun, rain, snow. Never get tired of it, we plan...More

Thank Deb T
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

To the direction of the Desert View Watchtower you can get only by private car(Grandview point - to Desert View). Public bus Orange Line operates only to the Yaki Point. Get some warm clothes, water and snack and enjoy the sunset. It's 20 miles from...More

Thank JuliaReitor
Reviewed 26 May 2017

Fantastic place on the Desert View Road. We decided to visit on our way from the Park to Lake Powell.

Thank MikeLeicester
Reviewed 22 May 2017

What a view, great views to the Canyon. Located at the Desert View Dirive. Not so crowded than Mather Point.

Thank mmikko
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

Went here because closest to north rim, so it is a bird migration point. Didn't see a bird but best view of the day, desert tower second and Mather Point was third.

Thank Diane M
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Kidu e
19 August 2017|
Response from Elspode | Reviewed this property |
We took a guided bus tour and enjoyed it very much. i recommend going this route as you can focus on the sight seeing and not on the driving and parking.
Trevor M
15 March 2017|
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Response from comanche47 |
Bright Angel to Watch Tower about 25 miles.
19 February 2016|
Response from Richardd F | Reviewed this property |