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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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one of the better south rim view points

Lipan Point has great views and is along Desert View Drive so you need a vehicle. At Lipan you have a good view of the river. Car park and information are available. This is one... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
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amersfoort
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lipan Point has great views and is along Desert View Drive so you need a vehicle. At Lipan you have a good view of the river. Car park and information are available. This is one of the views I would recommend. Allthough the grand canyon is fabulous, after a couple of hours most of us will loose intrest. So better... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Winter can be really beautiful. But between the altitude and the early morning rim wind, it is really cold out there on the points. I used a balaclava, neck gater and inner gloves with outer long mitts in addition to my body garments and heavy boots.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

This look out is pretty epic! Each of the look out was unique on its own but something about this one is easily my favorite. It's just extra majestic in terms of view compare to others.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

As we drov across the desert view drive we stopped off at Lipan Point. The views were fantastic, even though we had just had some rain. We seem to leave the rain as the turnoff, so whilst there was clouds hanging around it didn't stop us taking photos.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

On the way to or from the East Gate, Lipan provides an overlook that gives a clear view of the river. No bus service so see it on way in or out

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Goa, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

This is one of its kind of point, there is parking near by. Its not that crowded and has lot of information to read as well.

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

I had heard that Lipan Point was not so congested as the nearby Desert View, so we checked it out. Little traffic and a big canyon all for us. Recommend this to get some great river views and see, interestingly, the Colorado river almost beginning the Grand Canyon.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

A point with its own beauty. I sat here for a while with my husband just admiring the beauty of the canyons.

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The Woodlands, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

Another place to stop along the South Rim. Great views from viewing point, with car park and information provided.

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

The South Rim has several view points that can be accessed via shuttle bus on Hermit Road and the Rim Trail. Some are along Desert View Drive and you need a car to access them. Lipan Point is along Desert View Drive so you need a vehicle. All the view points deliver great views but where Lipan Point stands out... More 

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