Each year millions of visitors to the Grand Canyon get their first spectacular, panoramic view of the natural wonder from the ... More
Each year millions of visitors to the Grand Canyon get their first spectacular, panoramic view of the natural wonder from the lookout at Mather Point. At an elevation of 7,120 feet, this viewpoint overlooks Pipe Creek Canyon and the Inner Gorge of the Colorado River. From this point sightseers can hike the South Rim Trail, which leads west to Yavapai Point . The Canyon View Information Plaza, open daily, is located at Mather Point. Restrooms, bookstore, pay phones and shuttle bus stops are close by.
Enjoyed the Grand Canyon very much. Mather point is very special and the views are breathtaking. Definitely a must see for traveling around the south rim. The only downfall is the amount of people in this paticular area. It was the busiest place we experienced. Other sites are less congested and offer great views.
Registered as an Historical Landmark, this rustic lodge and cabins was designed by architect Mary Elizabeth Jane Colter in the
mid 1930s. The lodge offers a wide range of affordable accommodation, as well as restaurants, a gift shop, a ...
Many sightseers agree that Lipan Point provides one of the most extraordinary views of the Grand Canyon. At this point,
hikers meet the trailhead for the difficult Tanner Trail . Below, the Grand Canyon reaches is greatest depths. From ...
Nestled into the canyon's edge at Bright Angel Lodge , this facility blends into the landscape, as it provides panoramic
views and endless photo opportunities. Designed by architect Mary Colter, it opened around 1914, and was a place where ...