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Review of Cape Royal Drive

Cape Royal Drive
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Owner description: Many of the Grand Canyon's most spectacular panoramas can be viewed along this scenic drive, including Point Imperial and Cape Royal itself (elevation 7,865 feet,) the southernmost viewpoint on the North Rim.
Schwarzwald
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84 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
“Fantastic!”
Reviewed January 15, 2013

You just can´t get enough of the scenery! Absolutely fantastic around every bend. You just stand and stare and admire!

Visited June 2012
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Kirkby Lonsdale, United Kingdom
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166 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
“best drive!”
Reviewed November 23, 2012

As recommended by the staff at the North Rim Lodge, this is the best drive on the north side. Superb views, less people and some great short walks. Get out of the car at all the pull-outs and take a walk out to the rim - you will not be disappointed.

Visited September 2012
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Elgin Illinois
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200 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 333 helpful votes
“The best drive along the north rim”
Reviewed October 22, 2012

The cape royal drive will take about 45 min. from the north rim lodge. There are no services along the road so i would bring a cooler and lunch.
Along the way there are several wonderful viewpoints to see. Some have restrooms but not all.vista encantada has picnick tables . Be sure to see angles window . On the way back you can continue to point imperial We spent most the day touring on this road.

Visited September 2012
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2 Thank mountiamsandcanyons
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Arizona
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70 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Great place to see the inner canyon and the Colorado River”
Reviewed October 15, 2012

This is a great place to see the Colorado River from the North Rim. The drive gives great views of Marble Canyon, Clear Creek Canyon, and offers numerous day hiking options.

Visited October 2012
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Phoenix, Arizona
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72 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
“Don't skip this”
Reviewed October 14, 2012

Probably the best views of the canyon from here - it is worth the drive if you want impressive pictures!

Visited October 2012
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