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

This is one of three stops that allow you to go both west-bound and east-bound. Very nice views here and at all the stops. Extremely Friendly, helpful bus drivers get you... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Riverside, California
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Riverside, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is one of three stops that allow you to go both west-bound and east-bound. Very nice views here and at all the stops. Extremely Friendly, helpful bus drivers get you everywhere on the route. Westbound stops on the way to Hermits Rest are Trailview Maricopa Powell Hopi Mojave The Abyss Monument Creek Pima Hermits Rest

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Somebody had to be first down the Canyon, but who would have predicted that it would have been a disabled Civil War veteran.He had lost his arm and still climbed the walls repeatedly with his one good arm. The monument is fittingly on a promontory that commands a 270' view. I was on a trip that ran the canyon a... More 

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Asheboro, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Decided to stop here on the return from Hermit's Rest to see more spectacular views of the Grand Canyon. After a short, easy walk, we were not disappointed. There are a few historic plaques along the walk, including a large memorial to John Wesley Powell, that seems a little out of place. The informational signs tell of a former Uranium... More 

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The Woodlands, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As with all the viewpoints this is another great place to see the Grand Canyon from. We did try and get the free bus but once we saw the big queue we decided to walk instead. It wasn't far but there was lots of up hill walking, albeit great scenery along the route,

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Cookeville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You can enjoy the awesomeness of the Grand Canyon by this vantage point. One cannot appreciate the canyon and the views.

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Thank WeenjoytravelingUSA
Colorado Springs
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A historic stop along the rim trail. Interesting monument that was interesting for the kids. Again, some spectacular views

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

All view points along the rim of Grand Canyon are amazing but Powell Point is on a peninsula reaching out into the canyon which allows for a unique view of the canyon. It is not quite a 360 degree view but is the closest you will get to that. You can bike to it or take the shuttle bus or... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

This is another great vantage point to enjoy the canyon. There is a monument at this spot honoring Major John Powell and the other men who were the first to travel down the Colorado River in the late 1800's. Long before any dams had been erected to control the river. That must have been a wild ride.

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Thank dizdad1
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

My husband and I stopped at each point along the South Rim. We took the trolley (red route) to the 1st stop, Trailview Overlook and then walked along the rim to Powell Point. Great place to see some views, as are all the pre-set lookout points.

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Fremantle, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

We used the Canyon shuttle bus to reached this stop then got out to explore. Like else where the majesty of the Grand Canyon is all around you. There is a monument erected in honour of John Wesley Powell who leaded the first party of explorers to travel the rapids as well as information about him and the journey down... More 

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