Bright Angel Point, Grand Canyon National Park

#4 of 15 in Trails in Grand Canyon National Park
Historic Walking Area · Hiking Trail
Towering above the Grand Canyon, is the national park's most popular viewpoint. You can get close to the viewpoint via car, but to be rewarded with its famous view, you'll need to hike the paved 0.4 km (0.25 mi) long trail along a ridge. At the end, you'll be able to see the vastness of the Grand Canyon, stretching so far below that even the Colorado River will be out of sight. Although the pathway is paved, it has a noticeable elevation change. Discover how to plan a Grand Canyon National Park trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.
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  • Great viewpoint. We were here at sunset and sunrise, since it's so easy to get to if you are staying at the Lodge. Despite that proximity, it's not very crowded (which amazes me - but I guess people.....  more »
  • We checked out the lodge and then walked out to see the views at the end. It does go downhill mostly and with the elevation you get to huffing and puffing a bit. We just took our time and stopped to.....  more »

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