Yavapai Point, Grand Canyon National Park

Canyon · Hidden Gem · Nature / 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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  • Probably one of my favorite areas of the park. Also adjacent to a geology museum. Just awe inspiring. Has an adjacent parking lot if you don't want to hike the rim trail.  more »
  • Right by Yavapai point there is also ruins that you will see. Visit the museum there as well. Sit and take in the most amazing views.  more »

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