The main observation area for the Grand Canyon, Mather Point includes a visitor center and parking for canyon hikers. The interactive visitor center introduces you to the natural wonder using high-tech displays, film, and hands-on exhibits. The highlight of Mather Point is the viewing platforms, which allow you to walk to the edge of the plateau for a breathtaking view of the canyon's painted walls. Consider attending a ranger talk in the rim-side amphitheater. Arrange your visit to Mather Point and discover more family-friendly attractions in Grand Canyon National Park using our Grand Canyon National Park trip planner.
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Mather Point Reviews
Mather Point is very close to the Grand Canyon Visitor center, easy 5 minute walk. It was quite crowded when we were there, so go early or later to try to avoid the crowd. Great views of the canyon, a... more »
Les couleurs changent à chaque instant c'est magique! A ne pas louper au coucher de soleil et ne pas arriver trop tard pour voir le soleil se retirer et les ombres s'agrandir. more »The colors change every moment it's magical! Don't miss at sunset and don't arrive too late to see the sun recede and the shadows widen.
You will feel small looking at this magnificent magnitude. 100% nature work and there is no tiny photo that can capture its beauty. There are hikes that can be taken if you want to dive deeper in the Grand Canyon, but the view from the rim is a fantastic alternative if you prefer a bird's eye view without the exhausting hike.
Excellent view of the natural wonder... really should be on everybody’s bucket list. There’s a nearby visitor center and book store, and there are plenty of parking spaces. It is also well maintained. Just don’t go wandering beyond the safe zone.
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