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Mather Point

2 1/2 Miles North Of Park Entrance, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ
+1 888-467-2757
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2 1/2 Miles North Of Park Entrance, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ
+1 888-467-2757
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This is the first view of the canyon when entering from the south rim. It is almost breathtaking to first see its vastness

Thank Hubert B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one of the most spectacular viewing spots of the Grand Canyon. As a matter of fact, there isn't a bad view anywhere on the South Rim. Bring your camera and extra batteries, you won't regret it!

Thank shicklegrubber62
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

With so many places to view the canyon I was pleasantly surprised how AWESOME Mather Point was. There is a cool big rock perfectly safe within the patio area that is perfect for pictures!

Thank lotsoluff
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Right next to the visitors center and nice walk along the rim exposes you to some amazing views. Take water along with you.

Thank Tim133
Reviewed 1 week ago

Located behind the visitor center, Mather Point (Named for the Founder of the National Park Service) is a great place to see the canyon. There is an amphitheater where you can sit for a while and take it all in.

Thank csarchibald
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Mather Point is just a short walk from the visitors center. It has some of the best views of the canyon and has flat paved walkways. Due to its proximity to the visitors center it can be crowded. But well worth the visit. Great photo...More

Thank frugalarnie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We discovered this point towards the end of our stay and how I wish we had spent more time here! The views of the canyon were absolutely spectacular! I would recommend visiting this point as your first stop.

Thank Soundarya V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Mather Point by bus, this was our first visit to the Grand Canyon and it was spectacular. The bus driver gave us 30 minutes to walk around and it worked out perfect.

Thank Paula B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This has gorgeous views and is super convenient to the visitor's center. There is railing all the way around, and it makes for beautiful pics. I loved my pics from the top of the rock which were safe but looked cool.

Thank amyw2012
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The views were great from here, but it's very crowded. It's the most popular tourist attraction at the South rim. Suggest taking the red shuttle to points further west.

Thank osucb
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14 July 2017|
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Response from csarchibald | Reviewed this property |
You have a couple of options. If you are just driving through East to West, it would be best to come in through Cameron (off Hwy 89) there are several view points (and I consider some of these to be some of the best). When... More
Clara V
15 October 2016|
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Response from jlenzer | Reviewed this property |
Won't too sure because I was there in August but it was cool at night then
Vimmy A
23 June 2016|
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Response from Dora1986 | Reviewed this property |
You can tour on your own. But the hotel reception desk may be able to help with a local company