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Address: East Rim Drive, a few miles west of Desert View, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ
Phone Number: 520-638-7888

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Amazing panoramic views of the Grand Canyon! Our favorite scenic stop on the South Rim!

Such a great stop to enjoy the views of the Grand Canyon! This is our favorite scenic stop on the South Rim. The panoramic views here are incredible, as it's the highest point on... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
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Tempe, Arizona, United States
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Tempe, Arizona, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Such a great stop to enjoy the views of the Grand Canyon! This is our favorite scenic stop on the South Rim. The panoramic views here are incredible, as it's the highest point on the South Rim. However, that being said, be cautious if you stop there during a lightning storm & your hair starts to stand on end (if... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015 NEW

I wish I had known that the desert View Drive/Tower offered the best views of the Grand Canyon before I visited all of the other well advertised points. Lipan Point gives you a great view the river as well as parts of the desert. It is located near Navajo Point near the end of the Desert Drive. The weather was... More 

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Wheaton, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Lipan Point offers the best views in the Grand Canyon. You could go to this spot four days in a row and spend a couple hours at a time and see something new every day. It is the best viewing point in the Grand Canyon.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

This is a beautiful view point of the canyon with clear views of the river. Stopped here on our way out of the park. So glad we did. It is worth stopping here for one of the best vantage points.

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Ostrava, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

It is very hard to find the best point, it really depends what you would like to do there. We found Lipan Point as the best one during early afternoon as you have the sun behind of you and you can see the river.

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New York City, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Off the beaten path of the usual South Rim views, but totally worth the drive! Uncrowded, with almost 360 degree views, including views of the Painted Desert in the distance. One of the most beautiful scenic views we found.

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Hudson Valley, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

This was my favorite stop as we drove in from the east towards Grand Canyon Village. Awesome views including the best views of the river. It's not on a shuttle bus route, but it's easy to drive to and there was plenty of parking.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 via mobile

Excellent views make breathtaking pictures!! Spent the day traveling the East rim (on way to Desert View)...almost prefer the solitude and landscape of East rim vs. West rim. Going back for sunset tonight to see all the colors...other sunsets we've seen are Mathers Point (beautiful but crowded and Mohave Point - beautiful but not so many colors on the rocks).... More 

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Glendale, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

There are many viewpoints, but this ranked #2 with us. Many people miss it because it is not on the bus routes. But it is worth the time to drive to it.

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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Yes, this is another view of the canyon but it is one of the last cracks as you go south and is surrounded by the desert. Flat all around. You could just fall in. Beautiful.

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