Desert View Watchtower, Grand Canyon National Park

Observation Deck · Tourist Spot
Desert View Watchtower is located in Grand Canyon National Park. Take a look at our Grand Canyon National Park holiday planning website to schedule your visit to Desert View Watchtower and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • Traffic was backed up getting into the Grand Canyon as they had one clossed down doing road repair. So we took the Desert View Drive and we were so glad we did. No crowds and you can stop along the....  more »
  • This area is either your first stop on the way in to the park if you use the East gates, or it is your last view on your way out if you are driving down Desert View Drive. BE AWARE - right now the...  more »
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  • The east entrance of the Grand Canyon is beautiful and less busy then the main south rim center. The watchtower has some great views and history to enjoy. Take your time and don't rush to the popular areas of the canyon. You'll enjoy it even more.
  • One of the best views to behold in the general area! This is a very serene place but could get busy with tourists. But an amazing place to be nonetheless. Has shops, ice cream and food options but nobody really comes there for that. A must visit if in the area!

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