Yavapai Point, Grand Canyon National Park

Admire the Grand Canyon from the South Rim's northernmost overlook at Yavapai Point, a viewing station that offers sweeping panoramic sights. Enjoy views of the Colorado River and other highlights, and stop into the onsite geology museum where you can learn about rock layers, the uplift of the Colorado Plateau, and how the canyon was formed. Don't miss the large canyon model, with fantastic detailing in its coloring and labeling. Keep in mind the station's great location makes it very popular and you may have trouble finding a parking space in peak season. Yavapai Point is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our online itinerary creator, Grand Canyon National Park Edition.
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  • When we first arrived at the Canyon it was very cold and that night down came the snow making it one of the most beautiful places you could see. Fabulous view when looking into the Canyon we where in ...  more »
  • To get here, you need to take the Orange (Kaibab Trail) shuttle from the South Rim Visitor Center-- a very busy place here which has great exhibits that illustrate how the different levels of rocks ha...  more »
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