The second overlook along the West Rim Drive affords sightseers a partial view of Bright Angel Trail . From this point, ... More
The second overlook along the West Rim Drive affords sightseers a partial view of Bright Angel Trail . From this point, visitors will find themselves at some 7,050 feet. In 1976, the world's first foot-launched hang gliding flight into the Canyon was executed from this lookout. Access to this point is via the trail system linking the overlooks along West Rim Drive and by shuttle in the summer months.
this was a really nice lookout- there were no view obstructions from what i can remember, and you can see a variety of things like a good view of all the ridges, some wildlife, and what's left of an old mining mechanism- it was really amazing! :)
The most amazing sight of my life. The Maricopa point it literally breathtaking. I was there in January so it was quite cold and I couldn't stay for long in the freezing wind, but I could have stayed there for days, just gazing at the spectacular view. I was completely blown away! :)
South Rim's Grand Canyon Village is the hub of activity for canyon visitors. A variety of accommodations, from historical landmarks,
quaint cabins, modern facilities or camping and hookups for RVs, are available. Museums, gift shops, restaurants, mule rides, train ...
At 7,406 feet, Grandview Point is one of the highest lookouts along the south rim, providing sightseers with a unique
view looking down on the mountains. Due to its altitude, it receives more moisture, which in turn brings more ...
Located at Yavapai Point, the observation station houses a museum. It is encased in glass, affording a great view of
the suspension bridge crossing the Colorado River. Geological exhibits showing the creation of the Grand Canyon are on display; ...