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Maricopa Point

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Address: West Rim Drive, 2 1/2 miles north of park entrance (South Rim), Grand Canyon National Park, AZ 86023
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Very nice spot with nice views

This point has many different views of the Grand Canyon. It is not quite as busy as Mather Point. Recommend spending a few minutes walking down the trails to see different... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Brookfield, WI
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Brookfield, WI
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40 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This point has many different views of the Grand Canyon. It is not quite as busy as Mather Point. Recommend spending a few minutes walking down the trails to see different aspects of the canyon

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Jackson, Wyoming
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 330 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

If you make it to trailview overlook, just 1.1 km from bright angel lodge, it is only another six tenths of a kilometer to this viewpoint and you can ride the free shuttle bus back! It's not far to walk but the further you get from the parking lot, the more canyon vistas you can enjoy instead of only ever... More 

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Rapid City, South Dakota, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

There might exist better views, but this was the best I have seen during my visit. Hermit's road is a good feature to visit and you can drive it in the winter.

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Rochester, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2016

If you don't get here and think you've died and gone to Heaven, then you are immune to nature. This is spectacular!

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Wauwatosa, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2016

While staying at the Grand Canyon we took the advice of our Tour Director and rode the red shuttle to Maricopa Point. We had already hiked the rim from Mather Point to the Village, so we wanted to hike back to the Village from Maricopa Point to complete our own hiking loop. The views from Maricopa to the Village were... More 

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Littleton, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2016

Part of the fun of experiencing the Grand Canyon is being able to the this wonder of nature from different vantage points... this one will not let you down... I keep using words as AWESOME, INCREDIBLE and NOT TO BE MISSED! In reality, there are no words to describe the Grand Canyon well.... the shuttle system of the park really... More 

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Buffalo, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2016

A rim hike worth the effort! A moderate uphill walk on a paved path brings you to a beautiful vista.

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Greeley, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2016

Another one of the wonderful stops along the tour of the Grand Canyon. Great View of the majestic canyon.

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Clearwater, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016

There was a park ranger out here and we had a great informational conversation with him about California Condors. He was great- a wealth of information and very friendly. We did not ever see one, but we sure did look!

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The Woodlands, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016

This viewing point is a short walk from the bus transfer station. The walk is up hill but you get some nice views as you walk to it, there are also some seats along the way. It is not far from lodging there as well so you can stay over and spend time exploring the rim trail. I would suggest... More 

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