Desert View Watchtower, Grand Canyon National Park

#12 of 82 in Things to do in 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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  • The view of the Grand Canyon from the Desert View Watchtower not to be missed. It is well worth the mile drive from the park gate. Do not miss  more »
  • We were hear near sunset, and the views were strikingly gorgeous. The tower itself is closed due to the pandemic, but the outside of it is such an interesting structure. Even without the tower, the.....  more »
  • 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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