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Maricopa Point

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Address: West Rim Drive, 2 1/2 miles north of park entrance (South Rim), Grand Canyon National Park, AZ 86023
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Best view of the canyon

There might exist better views, but this was the best I have seen during my visit. Hermit's road is a good feature to visit and you can drive it in the winter.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Rapid City, South Dakota, United States
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Rapid City, South Dakota, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There might exist better views, but this was the best I have seen during my visit. Hermit's road is a good feature to visit and you can drive it in the winter.

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Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

If you don't get here and think you've died and gone to Heaven, then you are immune to nature. This is spectacular!

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Wauwatosa, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

While staying at the Grand Canyon we took the advice of our Tour Director and rode the red shuttle to Maricopa Point. We had already hiked the rim from Mather Point to the Village, so we wanted to hike back to the Village from Maricopa Point to complete our own hiking loop. The views from Maricopa to the Village were... More 

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Littleton, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

Part of the fun of experiencing the Grand Canyon is being able to the this wonder of nature from different vantage points... this one will not let you down... I keep using words as AWESOME, INCREDIBLE and NOT TO BE MISSED! In reality, there are no words to describe the Grand Canyon well.... the shuttle system of the park really... More 

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Buffalo, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

A rim hike worth the effort! A moderate uphill walk on a paved path brings you to a beautiful vista.

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Greeley, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

Another one of the wonderful stops along the tour of the Grand Canyon. Great View of the majestic canyon.

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Clearwater, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

There was a park ranger out here and we had a great informational conversation with him about California Condors. He was great- a wealth of information and very friendly. We did not ever see one, but we sure did look!

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The Woodlands, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

This viewing point is a short walk from the bus transfer station. The walk is up hill but you get some nice views as you walk to it, there are also some seats along the way. It is not far from lodging there as well so you can stay over and spend time exploring the rim trail. I would suggest... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

This is so breathtaking! I would suggest taking it in and staying here for a few! It was a great place to take family. Amazing

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016

Maricopa Point is one of 8 view points along Hermit Road, which is accessed via free shuttle buses from March 1 to November 30 or you can bike it, or the Rim Trail which you can hike or bike. It is the third view point along Hermit Road. Its claim to distinction is the view of the Orphan Mine, a... More 

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