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Mather Point

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Address: 2 1/2 miles north of park entrance (South Rim), Grand Canyon National Park, AZ
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Mather Point, South Rim, Grand Canyon

Mather Point is near the Visitor Center and 10 miles West of Grandview Point and despite having left Las Vegas at 6am, driven a cumulative 320 miles to this point, not having... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Kevan W
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Ashford, United Kingdom
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Ashford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Mather Point is near the Visitor Center and 10 miles West of Grandview Point and despite having left Las Vegas at 6am, driven a cumulative 320 miles to this point, not having stopped for a decent lunch break, at 3.10pm in the afternoon after over 9 hours of leaving our hotel and having already stopped at 5 other Grand Canyon... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Can't go wrong with this or anyplace along the South Rim, Lots of great places to take Photos. Love the GRAND CANYON

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Bendigo, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Many of the pints may all look the same but they have different views of the canyon and a meaning. I also recommend that when you start your South Rim walk. Start here. Or near the South West side of the canyon. It is so much easier if you are walking at either sides of the south rim canyon and... More 

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Concord, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

As you park near the Visitor Center, the nearest point with excellent views is Mather Point. You can then walk in either direction to find your best views.

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San Jose, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Although we got much better views on the trails this was still a beautiful spot to take pictures if you didn't want to do the kaibab trails or the unpaved near Yaki Point. Just be warned there are a lot of people at this overlook at one time so if you keep that in mind you will still have a... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A great place to get various views to take pictures of the Grand Canyon! Lots of people so it can take some time to get the shots you want but worth it. Dress warm!!

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Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

While we were there we battled the "cloudy" condition in the canyon. It would come and go so the view wasn't always great. Even at Mather, we had some bad viewing conditions because of the weather, but it was still very good.

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Redmond, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a place of wonder. Even though we got a peek of the canyons for only 45 minutes through the clouds, it was really breath-taking! We went in December so the place was not crowded and got good spots for photographs. Surely, in summer it will be crowded. Restroom facilities are good. The visitor center was closed when we... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For many this is the first "awesome" view of the canyon, it was mine many years ago and it is still "awesome". This can get busy at it is the first major stop coming in from Tusayan, but it is worth it as it does have some spectacular views and you can learn more from the Visitors centre, where there... More 

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Bowling Green, Kentucky
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived on a foggy day (weather report was "cloudy" not "zero visibility". Still, it's obviously a beautiful part of the Grand Canyon and we'll go again!

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