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An 11-mile scenic drive on the North Rim of the Grand Canyon.
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AZ State Route 67, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ 86022
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+1 928-638-7888
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Reviewed 3 days ago

So worth the time to do this.Point Imperial is the highest point on the North Rim and as such, there is different aspect to the vista. Park in the dedicated parking area and take the short walk back to the viewpoint. The walk is short,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Violette54
Reviewed 25 January 2019

At the other end of the 'Y' to Cape Royal; don't miss Point Imperial thinking you've seen it all. You haven't - the views in this direction are completely different and just as awe inspiring. Well worth the detour.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank snowythepyro
Reviewed 19 December 2018

Point Imperial Drive and short hike is incredible scenery. It is one of the two must do drives at the North Rim.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jeff W
Reviewed 12 November 2018

The North Rim of the Grand Canyon in November is a great place to visit if you don't mind no services except pit toilets. There are hardly any other visitors. Point Imperial has some wonderful views. Picnic tables and bathrooms are available. The drive out...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Terry M
Reviewed 28 October 2018

This side road leads to Point Imperial, the highest overlook in the North Rim. From the large parking lot, a short walk takes you to an overlook offering expansive views of the canyon.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank huia
Reviewed 24 October 2018

It is about a 2 mile drive to the point. Not the best views, but worth the trip if you are going to Cape Royal

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank wgetz13
Reviewed 24 September 2018

A winding road side trip but well worth it. This is the highest point in the park with the highest vista. Spectacular.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Bobby L
Reviewed 21 September 2018

Recommended by another tourist was to drive over to Point Imperial to view the highest point at the Grand Canyon and I am glad I did! I want to share a few of my pictures here. I think they will speak for themselves. Going to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank MeganZopf
Reviewed 11 August 2018

This drive has great views of the Grand Canyon. There is a trail up which is made up. It is an easy hike and has a lot of viewpoints along the way. However there is are a few steps (only around 5) to get down...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank IvyD-L
Reviewed 6 August 2018

An amazing drive with many scenic stops & access to trailheads. No matter what your energy/physical capacity level, you'll get a LOT out of this.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank karen0rchid
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UdieV
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Response from dtoliphant7 | Reviewed this property |
From my knowledge that road should be closed as part of the annual park closure from mid October to mid March.
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