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One of the best viewpoints on the North Rim! From the North Rim Visitor Center parking area, walk through the Grand Canyon Lodge, continuing south to the Bright Angel Point Trail. This is a half-mile paved path that goes along a short, spiny ridgeline. Clamber down stairs and over a couple of steep bits to the end where a magnificent view awaits. You'll see deep into Bright Angel Canyon and Roaring Springs. Interpretive programs describing this area's unique geology/flora/fauna are offered at the Visitor Center seasonally.

Short Walk: A paved 1/2 mile round trip path to the point (has stairs and some dropoffs)

Family Friendly: Short and paved, this trail is suitable for folks of most abilities. Keep children away from the edge!

Gem Type: Viewpoint

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Megan W

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Sep 26, 2020
Rachel Kepsel
Family of 5
Sep 26, 2020
Stacey Gordon
Scary and beautiful!
Aug 31, 2020
Jigar Moradiya
I will be there
Aug 26, 2020
Bradley Robertson
Great views along the trail and at the end. Grateful for the railing at the overlook.
Jul 24, 2020
Brian Kane
May 24, 2020
Suzanna Rocha-Campos
Nov 29, 2019
Michael Shin
not 100% sure. mostly just to check in at gc
Oct 24, 2019
Braxton Cox

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