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Yaki Point

Near East Rim Drive, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ 86023
+1 520-638-7888
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Great for photos

This is my favorite spot for taking photos at sunrise or sunset. The colors are the best here. Be... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Paul L
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Hurricane, Utah
~~ Only accessible via shuttle or coach according to park information ~~

IMPORTANT to note that Yaki Point is NOT open to private vehicles according to the official park... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
chventures
,
Branson, Missouri
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“yaki” (8 reviews)
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Near East Rim Drive, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ 86023
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+1 520-638-7888
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is my favorite spot for taking photos at sunrise or sunset. The colors are the best here. Be sure to shot your pictures from both directions to get all the colors.

Thank Paul L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

IMPORTANT to note that Yaki Point is NOT open to private vehicles according to the official park information. We took the Grand Coach Tour our first day at the Grand Canyon and were blessed to have this as one of the stops. Located on the...More

Thank chventures
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I would highly recommend that you take the hike trail to Ooh Aah point, is a really nice walk and the view is breathtaking. If you like, you can hike further down the canyon.

Thank mth0r
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went there early enough (what was very hard thanks to jetlag!) to watch the sunrise and it was sooooo worth waking up early!

Thank maaghty
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are in a hurry, this is not too far from the village and Mather Point. It has decent parking and great views.

Thank lentz316
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Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

We woke at 3:45am to get on the 4:30am bus to see the sunrise. I will say it was cool to be there in the dark since you look into a void of nothing. Really a strange feeling. As the sun started to push rays...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

From Yaki viewpoint you have the best sunset view over a big part of the Canyon. Don't forget to look at the clouds in the sky, while they get very special effects too.

Thank Arco V
Reviewed 9 August 2017

This is the place you want to be to watch the sunrise. Catch a shuttle and the driver will ensure you get to the right place. Sunrise and sunset times can be found in hotel room info. It's early but get up and do it....More

Thank Deanna S
Reviewed 8 August 2017

This is a great spot to see the canyon. This view, like just about every other view is awe inspiring and should be on your list of places to stop at on your Grand Canyon tour.

Thank bwco
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Yaki Point was the first stop on our 4 hr Desert Watchtower tour-- we saw deer- great views and pit bathrooms were very clean- we got some awesome picture here

Thank barbiewalker72
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apachebeaver
3 March 2015|
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Response from cjs123 | Reviewed this property |
Yaki Point is along Desert View Drive, and is the eastern-most stop made by the orange shuttle line. It is not open to individual cars. I think taking the shuttle is easiest, though you could also use the park's taxi... More
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