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Bright Angel Point

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Address: North Rim Dr., AZ State Route 67, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ 86022
Phone Number: 928 638 7888
Activities: Hiking, Walking
Description: One of the highlights of the less crowded North Rim, this spot offers a...
One of the highlights of the less crowded North Rim, this spot offers a breathtaking view of Bright Angel Canyon.
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Great Trail. Unbelievable vista's

great trail. Views are absolutely amazing. Be careful, walk down is a breeze. Walk back is a challenge. Be thoughtful before taking this task. It is not as easy as they rate it... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 19, 2015
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Boston, Massachusetts
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Boston, Massachusetts
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31 reviews 31 reviews
6 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

great trail. Views are absolutely amazing. Be careful, walk down is a breeze. Walk back is a challenge. Be thoughtful before taking this task. It is not as easy as they rate it. Many folks were really challenged on the way back. We ended up calling for help for one 73 year old who was really struggling on the way... More 

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Tacoma, Washington
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

From this vantage point we saw a very wide view of the canyon and all of its colorful formations. We also were visited by squirrels and various birds. They seemed a bit disappointed that we did not feed them. We were here at several times of day and noted that the colors change with the movement of the sun.

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Troy, New York
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

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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31 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
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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93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
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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55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
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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39 helpful votes 39 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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4 helpful votes 4 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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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
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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