10 Grand Canyon Views to Die for by National Geographic Visitor Center

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Which are the finest Grand Canyon views that really make you reflect? Let the Visitor Center show you the way, for here are a few Grand Canyon Attractions that will create “quite the scene”.

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10 Grand Canyon Views to Die for by National Geographic Visitor Center

  1. 1. 10 Grand Canyon Views to Die For by National Geographic Visitor Center Grand Canyon Views to Die For by National Geographic Visitor Center http://www.explorethecanyon.com
  2. 2. Grand Canyon Views to Die For by National Geographic Visitor Center http://www.explorethecanyon.com
  3. 3. Grand Canyon Views to Die For by National Geographic Visitor Center http://www.explorethecanyon.com Which are the finest Grand Canyon views that really make you reflect?
  4. 4. Grand Canyon Views to Die For by National Geographic Visitor Center http://www.explorethecanyon.com Grandview Point: Standing tall at 7,400 feet (2250 meters), Grandview Point is one of the highest points on the South Rim. This is a lookout point for the adventurous, for the narrow trails leading up to the summit can be quite treacherous especially when there is precipitation. But on account of its elevation, there are some truly magnificent views of the Canyon, overlooking dense forests & the Horeshoe Mesa
  5. 5. Grand Canyon Views to Die For by National Geographic Visitor Center http://www.explorethecanyon.com Yaki Point: Yaki Point is the 1st marked view point on the East Rim. Get an unobstructed glimpse the east side of Grand Canyon. If you are looking to experience the full splendor of Yaki Point, venture out on the South Kaibab Trail which descends to the Colorado River and Phantom Ranch.
  6. 6. Grand Canyon Views to Die For by National Geographic Visitor Center http://www.explorethecanyon.com Lookout Point For heart-hy and rustic views, head to the lookout studio. Perched at the Canyon’s edge near Bright Angel Lodge in the South Rim, The Lookout Studio provides plenty of photo opportunities of the endless photo ops of the panoramic vistas which lie ahead.
  7. 7. Grand Canyon Views to Die For by National Geographic Visitor Center http://www.explorethecanyon.com Yavapai Point From the South Rim, look down onto to the serpentine Colorado River and spot the Phantom Ranch. This lookout point offers views of the North Kaibab & Bright Angel Trails as well. Yavapai Observation Station is loaded with informative tidbits & has a well-stocked bookstore to boot. Some of the best vistas of the inner canyon, the Colorado River & Bright Angel Canyon are viewed from here. Yavapai Point is one of the top things to do in Grand Canyon.
  8. 8. Grand Canyon Views to Die For by National Geographic Visitor Center http://www.explorethecanyon.com Along the South Rim is a point where you can get unobstructed views of two prominent pinnacles – Vishnu Temple and Temple of Zoroaster. Excellent for viewing sunsets, this lookout points affords a view of almost quarter of the entire Grand Canyon. Mather Point
  9. 9. Grand Canyon Views to Die For by National Geographic Visitor Center http://www.explorethecanyon.com Moran Point Moran Point gives you fantastic views of the Red Canyon. Further along, you can glimpse on the swirling waters of the Hakatai Rapids, a famous stretch of white water. Make sure you lookout for the Sinking Ship, a fascinating geological formation which appears to do just that when silhouetted against the setting sun.
  10. 10. Grand Canyon Views to Die For by National Geographic Visitor Center http://www.explorethecanyon.com Desert View & Watchtower Desert View & Watchtower built by Mary Colter back in 1932, almost seem to blend into the landscape. With its natural architecture, the tower blends in beautifully w/the backdrop & provides fantastic views of the River, The San Francisco Peaks & the Painted Desert.
  11. 11. Grand Canyon Views to Die For by National Geographic Visitor Center http://www.explorethecanyon.com Vermillion Cliffs – Marble Canyon Desert View point is Marble Canyon, part of the Vermillion Cliffs National Monument. Watch swirling ripples of dynamic color transform the thousand foot cliffs, daubing brush strokes of orange, vermillion, red and purple as the sun sets.
  12. 12. Grand Canyon Views to Die For by National Geographic Visitor Center http://www.explorethecanyon.com Point Imperial Point Imperial, named so for the almost regal views that it provides. Overlooking the eastern Grand Canyon & Painted Desert, this viewpoint’s the highest on the North Rim overlooks Point Imperial & is a great spot for the shutterbugs as well as zealous hikers to capture the sun.
  13. 13. Grand Canyon Views to Die For by National Geographic Visitor Center http://www.explorethecanyon.com Lipan Point What’s great about this point is its amazing package deal – View a spectacular sunset, a winding Colorado River, the inner Gorge with its interesting geological layers, and the Grand Canyon Supergroup – a collection of mesmerizing sedimentary rock formations. It can’t get better than this.
  14. 14. National Geographic Visitor Center 450 State Route 64 Grand Canyon, AZ 86023 Phone: (928) 638-2468 Hours of Operation March- October open 8:00am- 10:00pm. November- February open 10:00am- 8:00pm. Grand Canyon Views to Die For by National Geographic Visitor Center http://www.explorethecanyon.com

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