Sign Up
Newsletter Signup
Free Fodor's Newsletter

Subscribe today for weekly travel inspiration, tips, and special offers.

Passport: Your weekly travel wrap-up
Today's Departure: Your daily dose of travel inspiration

Grand Canyon Sights

The Abyss

  • Viewpoint/Scenic Overlook

Updated 04/25/2014

Fodor's Review

At an elevation of 6,720 feet, the Abyss is one of the most awesome stops on Hermit Road, revealing a sheer drop of 3,000 feet to the Tonto Platform, a wide terrace of Tapeats sandstone about two-thirds of the way down the canyon. From the Abyss you'll also see several isolated sandstone columns, the largest of which is called the Monument.

Sight Information

Address:

About 5 miles west of Hermit Rd. Junction on Hermit Rd., Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona, 86023, United States

Updated 04/25/2014

Advertisement

What's Nearby

  • Hotels
  • Restaurants
  • Sights

See all sights in Grand Canyon

Add Your Own Review

When did you go?

Minimum 200 character count

How many stars would you give?

Experience

Ease

Value

Don't Miss

Advertisement