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West Rim Drive, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ 86023
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a Must stop on the Red Bus route

The view from this stop shows the enormous nature of the Bright Angel trail from the Canyon... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bright Angel

Great opportunity to really see what is involved in going down to the bottom of the canyon. The... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2017
San Marcos, California
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West Rim Drive, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ 86023
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The view from this stop shows the enormous nature of the Bright Angel trail from the Canyon Village. People trickling down the trail in the morning. Nice views.

Thank Urojahaji
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Great opportunity to really see what is involved in going down to the bottom of the canyon. The views fro this viewpoint allows you to see the first section of Bright Angel Trail and the many, many switchbacks involved in descending the canyon.

Thank csarchibald
Reviewed 18 June 2017

We did the entire south rim and this was our favorite stop. We boarded the red bus around 8 a.m. and got off at this first stop. There were a few sets of stairs leading to different view levels on the rim, take all of...More

Thank LuvAZTravel
Reviewed 10 May 2017

What ever point we were at, they were all excellent views. You can go to different points of interest by bus, get off at any view spot and get back on the next bus to go the next spot. Very convenient. And the drivers are...More

Thank EdE572
Reviewed 3 May 2017

This is the first shuttle stop westbound on Hermit Road and is well worth getting off the shuttle for a view of the brave souls as they trudge down the zig zag path towards the bottom of the Grand Canyon. For us lacking the physical...More

Thank Michael K
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

I wish everyone can walk the entire 19.5 km from Yaki point to Hermits Rest or in the other direction, just to see the changing vistas and to get away from the crowds near the developed areas! But if you do not have the time,...More

Thank jesse o
Reviewed 9 April 2017

I've seen educational movies in school, seen the spectacular views in movies, read about it in National Geographic but nothing prepared one for the viewing turnouts along this drive.

Thank Carolyn L
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Make sure you have your binoculars with you when you go. 1. Either you can hike this trail from the trailhead or 2. You can stop at the overlook point which is the 1st stop on the Westbound Red shuttle going all the way to...More

1  Thank Roopa R
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

Magnificent views. Take lots of pics. Go off season to avoid the hordes of tourists just like yourself who will annoy the bejesus out of you. Watch for the copious amounts of elk and mule deer lounging about for photo ops. Seriously, stay off the...More

1  Thank Christopher F
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

We were here on a tour. We decided to take this way as most of the trails were covered with ice and it was difficult to walk. This trail was not difficult at all. It is flat and it offers plenty of opportunities to take...More

Thank Karla G
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