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Bright Angel Point

Address: North Rim Dr., AZ State Route 67, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ 86022
Phone Number: 928 638 7888
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Type: Hiking Trails, Historic Walking Areas, Sights & Landmarks, Outdoor Activities, Nature & Parks
Activities: Hiking, Walking
Owner description: One of the highlights of the less crowded North Rim, this spot offers...
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Type: Hiking Trails, Historic Walking Areas, Sights & Landmarks, Outdoor Activities, Nature & Parks
Activities: Hiking, Walking
Owner description: One of the highlights of the less crowded North Rim, this spot offers a breathtaking view of Bright Angel Canyon.
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Troy, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

This is by far one of the best hikes into the canyon. Make sure you have LOTS of water, as there are only 2 spots on the hike where you can refill your canteens. The hike down is easy, and once you hit the indian river you're almost to the lookout. Just make sure to reserve some energy for the... More 

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Mississauga, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

...This is usually the first really good view of the North Rim as the trail starts beside the Grand Canyon Lodge. In about half mile, you will reach the Bright Angel Point, on the edge of the rim. The highlights of this attraction are views all the way down into the steepness of the canyon and access to a straight... More 

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Leeds UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We were dropped off here and it was our only vista from the edge (literally). Great views and a trail if you're up (down) for it. Cafe, shops and toliets are all available here.

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Maine
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

This seems to be where most of the action is. People everywhere but still you can block them out by looking into the canyon. Plenty of benches and facilities.

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Fargo
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42 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Nice views and could see the trail winding down to the floor of the canyon for a short distance. You can hike down (better be in shape with all of the survival equipment, etc. You can do the mule ride. We didn't but looks like an adventure.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We liked that it is a great spot for viewing sunrise or sunset. It is within a short walk from our rooms.

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Dallas, Texas
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Bright Angel Point has a great mix of views and attractions. There is a small walkway grazing a rim of the canyon; there is also a restaurant in this area which serves great food and is a welcoming sight for hungry hikers (the view from here is amazing!). Visit as many "Points" as you can!

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Barrington, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Then again, you will have great views wherever you stand on the rim of the canyon. It really is an amazing site and one is awe struck by it's size.

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

This would have been fantastic if we got a good sunset. Unfortunately nature di dnot oblige but its a great spot to watch day turn to night. Milky Way was very clear.

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Winchester, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

A beautiful spot in which to view the canyon. It's in the village so there are a few shops and a couple of restaurants to visit. The vistas are amazing. There's a water station here to refill bottles, benches to sit for a rest, hotels, inns, lodges, cabins, mule barns, train station. A must visit spot.

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