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Address: West Rim Drive, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ 86023
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Another Great view

Every stop point on this drive is breathtaking. Each spot has a different view of the Canyon . Different times of the day this view becomes new & pretty. THE SHADOWS & THE SUN... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 24, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Every stop point on this drive is breathtaking. Each spot has a different view of the Canyon . Different times of the day this view becomes new & pretty. THE SHADOWS & THE SUN COMING DOWN CHANGES THE VIEW DRAMATICALLY

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

This was my favorite view of the canyon. This view is special and has a nice memorial to Mr. Powell. You can see the Uranium Mine from here that is all fenced off. The Mine is never mentioned in the travel guides so be aware. Great views of the canyon are located at this point.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

This point along the Hermit Road is only accessible by the free shuttle in the summer or personal car if you mobility issues and have a special permit. All the Hermit Road points are connected by trail too. At the point there is a memorial to John Wesley Powell, explorer of the American West. More amazing views are to be... More 

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Walnut, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

First stop of the red route - i dont think you need to travel another 30 minutes to get to the end, the views here are amazing and great for large group!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

There are a number of view points but this one is a little different. The point sticks out into the canyon giving not only great views but also the feeling that you are high up and isolated above the canyon. Less well visited than other view points, this one is amongst the best.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

One of many great views of the Grand Canyon. The monument tribute to Powell makes Powell point unique and provides a slightly different vantage point as other nearby viewpoints. Powell Point is certainly worth a stop.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

If you want to gain perspective on the canyon, you really need to descend on a hike, but if you want or need to stick to the rim - Pick a Point - there are several. We selected Powell Point to watch the sunset - it was a great location. (HINT : my FAVORITE over the beaten path secret is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

I can't really express how amazed I am seeing the powell point by that time! Its very breathtaking view!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

the view of the canyon is outstanding from Powell point...on a clear day you get a site of the North Rim

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

there are no words to describe the grand canyon,,,everyone must go there and see for yourself the awesomness of God.

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