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Grand Canyon Sights

Bright Angel Point

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Updated 05/23/2014

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This trail, which leads to one of the most awe-inspiring overlooks on either rim, starts on the grounds of the Grand Canyon Lodge and runs along the crest of a point of rocks that juts into the canyon for several hundred yards. The walk is only 0.5 mile round-trip, but it's an exciting trek accented by sheer drops on each side of the trail. In a few spots where the route is extremely narrow, metal railings ensure visitors' safety. The temptation to clamber out to precarious

perches to have your picture taken should be resisted at all costs.

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North Rim Dr., Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona, 86052, United States

Updated 05/23/2014


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