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Mather Point

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Address: 2 1/2 miles north of park entrance (South Rim), Grand Canyon National Park, AZ
Phone Number: +1 888-467-2757
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The views are spectacular no matter which way you look. Its breathtaking! It's also close to the Visitor Center with all needed amenities. Part of the Rim Trail that is a must see

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The views are spectacular no matter which way you look. Its breathtaking! It's also close to the Visitor Center with all needed amenities. Part of the Rim Trail that is a must see

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Breath taking views of the Grand Canyon from Mather Point. Weather was overcast that day, had to forgo my plan to see the spectacular sunset. Heard can see the different colours on the Grand Canyon during sunset. The hike around Mather Point was enjoyable.

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Long Beach, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We very much enjoyed sunset at Mather Point. What one sees is the changing colors of the rocks rather than the actual sun setting. But the rock formations there are particularly colorful and serve this purpose well. Most people gathers at the same spot. Wandering a bit, we found less crowded alternates for beautiful views and easier photography. Good photos... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is one of the most popular places to see the grand canyon,since it is near the visitor center and a number of large parking lots. There are often crowds on the point . If you walk to the right on the trail there are excellent views and the crowd is a less. The 3 main parking lots fill up... More 

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Lexington, Kentucky, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Mather Point, accessible only by free park shuttle, is the most scenic spot we visited. Travel early in the day before the shuttle busses get overwhelmed.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Highly recommended for dawn photos if the grand canyon! There is plenty of room for all and great access and guard rails. Even those folks scared of heights can find a comfortable spot to see the canyon! The book store at this location is really top notch!

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Perfect place for a sunrise, since we have 2 kids , we preferred to drive and it's 2 mins from the parking lot and it's easy to find in the dark. Come and hour earlier at least as it's gets really crowded

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My teenage son, young adult daughter, my husband and I stood in awe with an other 80 people as the sun coloured the Mather Point with its gold paint. Fantastic sight. (PS: Watch out for bees! We saw a girl get stung repeatedly as she set too close to the edge of the cliff. She felt the first sting, but... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Words cannot express the beauty of this natural phenomenon! For me, it was an emotional experience. I stood in awe of what Mother Nature had created. My advice to all, is that if you can afford it, you MUST visit and experience this personally. I do hope I will get the opportunity to see this marvel one more time!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We loved Mather Point and visited it frequently fir picture ops, education lesson, etc. Easily accessible from visitor center, great spot to learn about the tribes of the Grand Canyon, who Mather was and his contribution to the canyon but best of all to catch the sunrise!

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