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Mather Point

2 1/2 Miles North Of Park Entrance, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ
+1 888-467-2757
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  • Average4%
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2 1/2 Miles North Of Park Entrance, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ
+1 888-467-2757
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1 - 10 of 775 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

You have to see it in person to really appreciate its beauty. As good as photographs may seem, they do not compare to being there.

Thank elgreco_11
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is point you can get to from the visitor's centre and one of the more central locations of the Grand Canyon South Rim. A lot of travellers here during the day, but towards 5:00 PM it gets pretty empty. This leads to also I...More

Thank Scott C
Reviewed 6 days ago

It was a nice place to have an ice cream sandwich, watch the ravens and condors and see the Canyon. Also, one of the few bathroom and water stops, which was nice.

1  Thank Thero_Kenman
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Accesible viewpoint, great views of the canyon. Nice and easy hike along the rim. Plenty of parking spaces.

Thank Rafael P
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the point closest to the visitor center so it's easy to walk to and gets very crowded. But for good reason. The best views of the park are from here. I suppose if you get here very early in the morning, it will...More

Thank Lolita D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Words cannot express the beauty of Mother Nature. See photos below. Must do for everyone. I for one will be returning...not in June again because it was really really hot.

Thank Pang H
Reviewed 1 week ago

In a previous review, I wrote about the South Rim. This walkway is an exceptional , and safe way to see the beauty of the canyon.

Thank chippyarm
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the view you most often see in advertising and promotional photos. It's a short hike from the visitor's center. You'll definitely want your camera for this view! Almost everyone goes to the visitor's center so almost everyone goes to this viewpoint. It can...More

Thank Kenneth R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Mather Point provides wonderful panoramic views of a great deal of the Grand Canyon, looking down to the Colorado River. A must do when visiting the Grand Canyon.

Thank Fred M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you only have a couple of hours this is the spot to go. Best view of the Canyon and impressive atmosphere with real grandeur of the marvel of the Canyon.

Thank Viviane B
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Clara V
Perhaps a very naive question, but is it doable to camp in a tent mid november (2016) in the Grand Canyon - Mather campground?
15 October 2016|
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Response from jlenzer | Reviewed this property |
Won't too sure because I was there in August but it was cool at night then
Vimmy A
please suggest a nice company for a day tour from las vegas
23 June 2016|
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Response from Dora1986 | Reviewed this property |
You can tour on your own. But the hotel reception desk may be able to help with a local company