Yavapai Point, Grand Canyon National Park

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#7 of 11 in Nature in Grand Canyon National Park
One of the highest points at the Grand Canyon South Rim, Yavapai Point offers unobstructed views over the gorge, its deep twisting canyons, and multicolored butte formations. At an altitude of 2,152 m (7,062 ft) above sea level, it marks the start of an easy, well-shaded paved trail leading to the Grand Canyon Historic District. Don't forget your camera, since this vista point is also a popular spot for watching the sunset. The observation station features educational displays about the history and geology of the canyons. Using our world travel planner, Grand Canyon National Park attractions like Yavapai Point can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Our waitress at the Squire Grill told us about this simply awesome museum with gorgeous views. This place is the one place to visit if you are short on time. Don’t miss this!!!  more »
  • On our first afternoon/evening, we visited Yavapai Point and walked the paved trail along the South Rim. It was there we experienced our first Grand Canyon sunset. It was amazing! The sky was on fire ...  more »
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