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“The east end of the trail of time”
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Yavapai Observation Station
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Owner description: Located at Yavapai Point, this viewing station also houses a few small exhibits describing the geological history of the Grand Canyon, a bookstore which is operated by the Grand Canyon Association and a number of labeled picture windows which look out into the Canyon.
Reviewed May 21, 2012

There is an interesting museum as well as some very nice overlooks. We viewed the solar eclipse from here. You can also walk back to the main village and walk the new trail of time from here.

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Reviewed January 8, 2012

Yavapai Observation Station has great exhibits about the geology of the canyon. I caught a really great ranger program on the formation of the canyon here. Also, you can see Phantom Ranch and a bit of the river from here. If you want to know about the different rock layers, this is the stop for you!

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Reviewed December 30, 2011

The Yavapai Observation Station has a small geological display regarding the Grand Canyon, a small gift shop and an indoor observation platform. We could have missed this attraction and not really missed much of anything; however, the sheltered viewing of the canyon could be handy in foul weather but the area is quite small and would fill-up rapidly.

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Reviewed October 27, 2016
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Reviewed September 26, 2016
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