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West Rim Drive, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ 86023
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Check out Bright Angel Trail before you try it

If you're a first-time visitor to the Grand Canyon, and thinking of hiking Bright Angel Trail, head... read more

Reviewed May 1, 2018
intoxyk8
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Tombstone, Arizona
Wonderful walk.

Nice area to take a walk and enjoy the views. Not one of the most exceptional views, but worthy of... read more

Reviewed December 16, 2017
Brandy B
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West Rim Drive, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ 86023
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Reviewed May 1, 2018

If you're a first-time visitor to the Grand Canyon, and thinking of hiking Bright Angel Trail, head for the trailview overlook (on the shuttle route) and take a look at it first. You may change your mind. Going down is optional. Coming up again is...More

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Reviewed December 16, 2017

Nice area to take a walk and enjoy the views. Not one of the most exceptional views, but worthy of a stop.

Thank Brandy B
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Reviewed September 30, 2017

This particular overlook really gives you the feel of making the trek down into the canyon and back.

Thank Kona-KonaKen
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Reviewed September 29, 2017

Great views across the Grand Canyon with the Colorado River below. One of the science view points. Gets busy as the bus stop is nearby.

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Reviewed August 20, 2017

As with my other reviews of points along the Hermit Road, it depends on how much time you want to spend. This is a nice place to get off the bus for a short time. There are more spectacular places and some that are less...More

Thank lentz316
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Reviewed August 3, 2017

The view from this stop shows the enormous nature of the Bright Angel trail from the Canyon Village. People trickling down the trail in the morning. Nice views.

Thank Urojahaji
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Reviewed July 11, 2017

Great opportunity to really see what is involved in going down to the bottom of the canyon. The views fro this viewpoint allows you to see the first section of Bright Angel Trail and the many, many switchbacks involved in descending the canyon.

Thank csarchibald
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Reviewed June 18, 2017

We did the entire south rim and this was our favorite stop. We boarded the red bus around 8 a.m. and got off at this first stop. There were a few sets of stairs leading to different view levels on the rim, take all of...More

Thank LuvAZTravel
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Reviewed May 10, 2017

What ever point we were at, they were all excellent views. You can go to different points of interest by bus, get off at any view spot and get back on the next bus to go the next spot. Very convenient. And the drivers are...More

Thank EdE572
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Reviewed May 2, 2017

This is the first shuttle stop westbound on Hermit Road and is well worth getting off the shuttle for a view of the brave souls as they trudge down the zig zag path towards the bottom of the Grand Canyon. For us lacking the physical...More

Thank Michael K
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