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Nice Historical Spot

This stop on the rim has an observation deck to climb up for a better view. It also has information... read more

Reviewed May 23, 2018
Wilder, Kentucky
Interesting stop on the Red Bus Route on the west end

We took the park's free red bus to to Hermit's Rest, which is definitely worth doing if you have... read more

Reviewed May 3, 2018
South Hadley, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Powell is known for traversing the river, but you can't even see the river from here! There are awesome views from everywhere in the park, so even though you can't see the river, it's still worth a stop. Lovely monument to the original explorers that...More

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Reviewed June 29, 2018 via mobile

Amazing how gods hands could of created such a masterpiece. The views are breathtaking. I would go there again. Plan ahead and take the helicopter tour

Thank psublueox
Reviewed June 17, 2018

this is about 10 minutes on the western loop shuttle bus. The whole loop takes 90 minutes! Offers a different perspective plus a chance to view the abandoned mines from afar.

Thank 1Ming
Reviewed May 23, 2018

This stop on the rim has an observation deck to climb up for a better view. It also has information about historical figures related to this spot. The views are amazing.

Thank kymom99
Reviewed May 21, 2018 via mobile

One of first stops of red shuttle bus, it’s another very good observation point with stunning vistas of Grand Canyon down below.

Thank Mr_Nobody_1979
Reviewed May 3, 2018

We took the park's free red bus to to Hermit's Rest, which is definitely worth doing if you have time. We stopped on the way out at Powell Point and Mohave Point--both are two-way stops and can be accessed in either direction; the trip back...More

Thank ZipZoo
Reviewed April 1, 2018

Powell point offer you some monument of the pioneer explorer Powell and the amazing view from the cliff. Some young traveller took photo right on the cliff but I am not recommend as it is very dangerous.

Thank chiallasiatravel
Reviewed March 24, 2018 via mobile

This stop off the red line provides yet another great vista of the canyon. This view is really a must see.

Thank LiketoeatCincinnati
Reviewed March 13, 2018

Almost our last stop on our rim hike Powell Point is another lookout with majestic views of the Grand Canyon. The point allows you to see extended vistas of the canyon to the east, however due to Hopi Point the western vistas are truncated somewhat....More

Thank Karrst
Reviewed January 16, 2018

Like all the other points along the south rim, Powell Point has excellent viewing of the canyon. What makes this location unique is that it is also a memorial to Powell, so there is some history to be learned.

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