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

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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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 23, 2015
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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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Ellicott City, Maryland
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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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Lexington, Kentucky
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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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South Houston, Texas
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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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Dallas, Pennsylvania
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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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Scottsdale, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

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

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