Sights & Attractions in Grand Canyon

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Things to Do in Grand Canyon South Rim

Sights Overview
Name Category Location
 
The Abyss
At an elevation of 6,720 feet, the Abyss is one of the most awesome...
Viewpoints Grand Canyon South Rim
 
Desert View and Watchtower
From the top of the 70-foot stone-and-mortar watchtower, even...
Viewpoints Grand Canyon South Rim
 
Desert View Drive
This heavily traveled 23-mile stretch of road follows the rim...
Scenic Drives Grand Canyon South Rim
 
Hermit Road
The Santa Fe Company built Hermit Road, formerly known as West...
Scenic Drives Grand Canyon South Rim
 
Hermits Rest
This westernmost viewpoint and Hermit Trail, which descends from...
Viewpoints Grand Canyon South Rim
 
Hopi Point
From this elevation of 6,800 feet, you can see a large section...
Viewpoints Grand Canyon South Rim
 
Interpretive Ranger Programs
The National Park Service sponsors all sorts of orientation activities...
Tours Grand Canyon South Rim
 
Junior Ranger Program for Families
The Junior Ranger Program provides a free, fun way to look at...
Tours Grand Canyon South Rim
 
Kolb Studio
Built over several years beginning in 1904 by the Kolb brothers...
Historic Districts / Sites Grand Canyon South Rim
 
Lipan Point
Here, at the canyon's widest point, you can get an astonishing...
Viewpoints Grand Canyon South Rim
 
Lookout Studio
Built in 1914 to compete with the Kolbs' photographic studio...
Museums / Galleries Grand Canyon South Rim
 
Maricopa Point
This site merits a stop not only for the arresting scenery, which...
Viewpoints Grand Canyon South Rim
 
Mather Point
You'll likely get your first glimpse of the canyon from this...
Viewpoints Grand Canyon South Rim
 
Mohave Point
Some of the canyon's most magnificent stone spires and buttes...
Viewpoints Grand Canyon South Rim
 
Moran Point
This point was named for American landscape artist Thomas Moran...
Viewpoints Grand Canyon South Rim
 
Navajo Point
A possible site of the first Spanish view into the canyon in...
Viewpoints Grand Canyon South Rim
 
Pima Point
Enjoy a bird's-eye view of Tonto Platform and Tonto Trail, which...
Viewpoints Grand Canyon South Rim
 
Powell Memorial
A granite platform honors the memory of John Wesley Powell, who...
Memorials / Monuments Grand Canyon South Rim
 
Trailview Overlook
Look down on a dramatic view of the Bright Angel and Plateau...
Viewpoints Grand Canyon South Rim
 
Tusayan Ruin and Museum
Completed in 1932, this museum offers a quick orientation to...
Museums / Galleries Grand Canyon South Rim
 
Yaki Point
Stop here for an exceptional view of Wotan's Throne, a flat-top...
Geological Sites Grand Canyon South Rim
 
Yavapai Point
This is also one of the best locations on the South Rim to watch...
Observatories / Planetariums Grand Canyon South Rim
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