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Maricopa Point

West Rim Drive, 2 1/2 miles north of park entrance (South Rim), Grand Canyon National Park, AZ 86023
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West Rim Drive, 2 1/2 miles north of park entrance (South Rim), Grand Canyon National Park, AZ 86023
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Took a bus here and walked to the next point . Some shots look similar but all spectacular. see them all if you can

Thank Kev1963
Reviewed 27 April 2017

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

Thank TanyaOkemos
Reviewed 24 April 2017 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...More

Thank jesse o
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.

Thank Kyle_SD_308
Reviewed 4 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!

Thank Robin047
Reviewed 26 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...More

Thank terri53226
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...More

Thank Corey S
Reviewed 6 September 2016

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

Thank buffalodad121
Reviewed 9 August 2016

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

Thank fryfamilygermany
Reviewed 29 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!

Thank swmom
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