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Yaki Point

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Address: Near East Rim Drive, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ 86023
Phone Number: +1 520-638-7888

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Yaki Point At Grand Canyon South Rim For Sunrise

We parked at the visitor center and took the shuttle to Yaki Point. We arrived about 30 minutes before sunrise and wore headlamps. There is small viewing area but really, if you... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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New Albany, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We parked at the visitor center and took the shuttle to Yaki Point. We arrived about 30 minutes before sunrise and wore headlamps. There is small viewing area but really, if you walk away from that, further up is a much better spot where you can actually see the sun break. The area wasn't crowded as I imagine it is... More 

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Vancouver, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful spot to enjoy the canyon. Many different trails to hike in and out of the point. Good photo location.

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Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had brilliant sunrise view of the clouds and the canyon in the morning of end October. There were not many visitors there that morning, so we could take photographs. Fantastic view of the canyon.

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California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was with a photography group and we did a sunset shoot at this location. The sun comes in at an angle from the left and hits the tops of the buttes just beautifully.

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Lakeland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

This is a great view of the canyon and the area has a lot of nature and can be very crowded depending on the weather.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

We visited for sunrise, got there at about 6:10am. There were many people already set up for photos. The colors were amazing! We absolutely loved it, once in a lifetime experience!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

This is the place to go for sunsets! Romantic and Very beautiful! be at the vistor center 30 MINUTES before sunset! look up sunset time!

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Pasco, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Get here early for a good spot to watch the sunrise, good for sunset as well. People were at the edge taking photos scaring me to death.

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Chandler, Arizona
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Great views, obviously. You need to take a shuttle bus from the visitor center to get here, but do it. It's worth it. This is where the S. Kaibab Trail starts. I encourage you to hike that trail (no water so bring your own). At LEAST hike down to "Ooh Ahh point."

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

Another great spot for views Yaki Point provides a clear vista of the Canyon from all sides.. You can walk sown from the parking area to some rocky outcrops for great views

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