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WarEagle2K6
Birmingham, Alabama111 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
My wife and I stopped at Powell Point on a hike along the Rim Trail. The memorial was pretty cool, nice vantage point from the top.
Written 19 March 2009
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Margaret
Dayton, OH32 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2019 • Couples
My husband and I stopped to watch the sunset at Powell Point on our way back from Hermit’s Rest. Our bus driver recommended Hopi for the best views, but we could see that it was getting very crowded and opted for Powell instead.

The view at Hopi may have been better, but we were still awarded a gorgeous view with a small crowd. Great way to end a day in the Grand Canyon!
Written 15 June 2019
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Phu C
Alexandria, VA375 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2014 • Couples
This is my favorite stop on the Red Route Shuttle to Hermit's Rest (80 mins roundtrip). You should get off at this stop and walk to Hopi Point (0.3 miles, 10-min walk). This is also only 1 of 3 stops on this route that goes both eastbound (back to the Grand Canyon Village) and westbound (towards Hermit's Rest, the final stop). The unique thing about Powell Point is that it has a flight of stairs (albeit small) that affords you even better views from merely 20 feet higher than the other vantage points, but still worth the visit.
Written 3 August 2014
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Uliki
Schwarzwald87 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2012 • Friends
For some reason Powell Point took my breath away completely. I just burst into tears at the sight of everything around me. So gorgeous!
Written 15 January 2013
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TexasTraveller56
Fort Worth, TX788 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2012 • Family
Started at Mohave Point, hiked east to Hopi Point and then ended at Powell Point - all in all an easy 1 mile hike. Fairly flat on a well established dirt path that gets you very close to the rim for many incredible views. Best of all there are lots of benches and picnic tables along the way to stop and soak it all in.

Powell Point itself has some of the best views as you are able to go fairly far out onto the rim for a near 180 degree view of the canyon.
Written 26 November 2012
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Trish W
McMurray, PA1,060 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2012 • Couples
The sunset here was lovely and you can walk a very exciting hike very near the edge to Hope Pt; about 6/10 mile I think. I loved that hike.
Written 30 October 2012
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CaseyJones6325
Michigan424 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2015 • Family
This was my favorite view of the canyon. This view is special and has a nice memorial to Mr. Powell. You can see the Uranium Mine from here that is all fenced off. The Mine is never mentioned in the travel guides so be aware. Great views of the canyon are located at this point.
Written 18 August 2015
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VLW
Kellyville, OK1,909 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2015 • Friends
This point along the Hermit Road is only accessible by the free shuttle in the summer or personal car if you mobility issues and have a special permit. All the Hermit Road points are connected by trail too. At the point there is a memorial to John Wesley Powell, explorer of the American West. More amazing views are to be seen at the point.
Written 12 August 2015
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KHSLex
Lexington, KY487 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2015
If you want to gain perspective on the canyon, you really need to descend on a hike, but if you want or need to stick to the rim - Pick a Point - there are several. We selected Powell Point to watch the sunset - it was a great location. (HINT : my FAVORITE over the beaten path secret is to take the unpaved path between Powell and Hopi - there are no guard rails and the view is spectacular!!)
Written 15 July 2015
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Polly X
Singapore, Singapore6 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2015 • Couples
Grand canyon's sunrise and sunset are famous, with all the colors. The bus driver of red line told us that we really didn't need to go all the way in, because whatever we could see at Powell point was already everything.
Written 2 June 2015
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