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Lipan Point is easily located within the Grand Canyon National Park of Arizona. It can be found right on the South Rim of the Canyon. This point can be specifically located at the end of the eastern part of Grand Canyon Village, which is known to be the Desert View Drive. Tourists may also find a bus transportation services and a lot for parking, which offers regular stops. Toroweap or Tuweep Overlook offers an outlook of the canyon from the 3,000 feet viewing down on the Colorado River. It is 70 miles from the Grand Canyon’s skywalk and 50 miles from its Southern Rim. There…
Also referred to as The Lookout, Lookout Studio is the popular stone building that is situated on the Grand Canyon’s South Rim. This is within the Arizona’s Grand Canyon National Park. It is one part of the historic district from the Grand Canyon Village, which is also a part of the national historic landmark of Mary Jane Colter Buildings. Lookout Studio is currently operating as an observation station and gift shop for visitors, as it contains some telescopes found on the outdoor terrace. This Studio was built by the famous Santa Fe Railway during the year 1914, which was originally established as a photography studio…
If there is any place in the Arizona that you should visit, that will be the Grandview Point - Grand Canyon. The place itself will let travelers experience the beauty of nature. The magnificent view atop from the Grandview Point is already enough to make the hikers and visitors feel overwhelmed. Grandview Point, being at 7,406 feet, is one of the peak attractions along the southern rim. This lookout provides a distinctive view to sightseers looking down from the mountains. Because of the Grandview Point’s altitude, it acquires high level of moisture. As a result to this, it offers more vegetation as compared to other…
The 15th oldest United States national park, the National Park of the Grand Canyon is located in Arizona and was named as an official, international Heritage Site by UNESCO in the year 1979. Considered one of the Seven Wonders of the World, the main feature of the National Park of the Grand Canyon is the Grand Canyon which is known simply as being a gorge that is a part of the Colorado River. The national park is more than 1.2 million acres of land located in the Coconino and Mohave counties. Though officially established on February 16, 1919, the National Park of the Grand Canyon was…
This particular trail is specifically designed for hiking through the National Park of the Grand Canyon which is located within Arizona. By following this trail, visitors can enjoy a 360-degree view of the canyon. Since the ridge follows straight through Skeleton Point, hikers are afforded a stunning view by this superhighway into the canyon. Lauded by some as the best way to go into the canyon, the South Kaibab Trail starts along the south rim of the Grand Canyon and then directly routes towards the Colorado River. The trailhead is located near Yaki Point Road that simply cannot be accessed by private motor vehicles but…
Hopi Point located on the south rim of the Grand Canyon in Arizona, USA and is among one of the most scenic points in the Grand Canyon. It is located about two miles west of the Grand Canyon Village and features an unobstructed view of the Grand Canyon. The northernmost point on the west rim of the Grand Canyon, Hopi Point features a fenced viewing area next to the roadway. It is centered on the Dana Butt. This is another great point that many people feel is beautiful primarily because of the scenery and the beauty of the area overall. If you were to stand…
Point Imperial is located at a point that is at the highest level on either rims within the Grand Canyon in Arizona, standing at more than 8,800 feet. Formerly known as Skidoo Point, Point Imperial is located at the North rim of the Grand Canyon and it spans over the Painted Dessert as well as the eastern side of the Grand Canyon. From this point you can also see the Colorado River and Mount Hayden, named after the former US Senator Carl Hayden, which is a sharp pinnacle that rises from the canyons floor. Accessible by an 11 mile drive northeast of Bright Angel Point,…