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Grand Canyon Sights

Cape Royal

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Updated 04/25/2014

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A popular sunset destination, Cape Royal showcases the canyon's jagged landscape; you'll also get a glimpse of the Colorado River, framed by a natural stone arch called Angels Window. In autumn, the aspens turn a beautiful gold, adding even more color to an already magnificent scene of the forested surroundings. The easy and rewarding 1-mile round-trip hike along Cliff Springs Trail starts here; it takes you through a forested ravine and terminates at Cliff Springs,

where the forest opens to another impressive view of the canyon walls.

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Cape Royal Scenic Dr., 23 miles southeast of Grand Canyon Lodge, Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona, 86052, United States

Updated 04/25/2014


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