Shoshone Point, Grand Canyon National Park

Go for a short, 1.6 km (1 mi) long walk to reach a promontory offering views of more than 180 degrees over the Grand Canyon at Shoshone Point. The point offers basic facilities, including picnic tables and fire grills, but bear in mind that using them requires permission from the National Park Service. After a pleasant 20-minute stroll on a flat, car-free dirt road, then through open ponderosa pine woodland, you'll reach the rim of the cliff, where you can enjoy the scenic views. If you pay attention and keep quiet, you can see majestic elk walking past you. Add Shoshone Point and other attractions to your Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary using our Grand Canyon National Park trip planner .
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  • This hike and vista are not advertised by the NPS. It is often rented out for weddings and other events (when regular tourists should stay away). When we went, there were but 5 or 6 other cars. A wond...  more »
  • i'm so glad we made an effort to find shoshone point. it was magical. the parking area isn't hard to find but not marked. it's between mile marker 244 and 245 (closer to 245 if i remember correctly......  more »
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