Yavapai Point, Grand Canyon National Park

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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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  • Wide open, big views and amazing scenes from this location. Soak in the views from Yavapai Point! Be prepared for crowds, as this is a popular spot. Still, you will not be disappointed. 
    Wide open, big views and amazing scenes from this location. Soak in the views from Yavapai Point! Be prepared for crowds, as this is a popular spot. Still, you will not be disappointed.  more »
  • This is the furthest east and north of the South Rim views. Each is different and worth a look. The Orange shuttle route goes to this area; private vehicles are currently not allowed. 
    This is the furthest east and north of the South Rim views. Each is different and worth a look. The Orange shuttle route goes to this area; private vehicles are currently not allowed.  more »

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