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

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Spiritual Sunrise

We were recommended by the Rangers to go to this view point instead of the busy Hopi Point to watch sun rise over the Grand Canyon.There are no rest rooms here but you can alight... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2015
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Scottsdale, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Step up to the railing at Powell Point. Look ahead, look down. This is one of the great, great places on earth on which to stand and just breathe it all in.

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Trento, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Both sunset and sunrise are awesome here. It's safer than other spots since you have a lower ground formation that's not in your way.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Grand canyon's sunrise and sunset are famous, with all the colors. The bus driver of red line told us that we really didn't need to go all the way in, because whatever we could see at Powell point was already everything.

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Scotland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

We were recommended by the Rangers to go to this view point instead of the busy Hopi Point to watch sun rise over the Grand Canyon.There are no rest rooms here but you can alight the bus and catch a returning bus from here to the Village. The crowd was small and well spread out. As the sun broke over... More 

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Vero Beach, Florida, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Powell Point is on the Red Shuttle Bus route and we had walked the trail from the beginning and went on to Mojave Point. We felt the views from Powell Point to Mojave were the best of all.

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Titusville
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Take the shuttle and stop at Powell, visit the monument and enjoy a panoramic view of the canyon better in the afternoon with the sun behind you, but it is more crowded in the pm. Kids will be bored early on the 3+ hour shuttle visiting the nine points. Be sure to understand the Village vs the Hermits Rest shuttle.... More 

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Saint Joseph, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

A great place to see after watching the sunset at Hopi Point. The bus will pick you up here and it also has great views.

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Springfield, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Awesome views, glad we took the time to go out to Powell point. Taking the bus also saved in the steps taken.

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Denver
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Really great to have the shuttle drive. I like the shuttle and the views. Good to find out who John Wesley Powell is.

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Valencia, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

As I have not seen every viewpoint at the Southrim of the Grand Canyon, I can't compare with all there is to offer but picture wise, this is where I took the best picture of my whole trip in the States. Besides the information on Powell Point, which was very interesting to read, you really should take your time here... More 

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Address: Address: West Rim Drive, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ 86023
Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Grand Canyon National Park

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