Powell Point, Grand Canyon National Park

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Enjoy sweeping views of the Grand Canyon from Powell Point, dedicated to an early explorer who ventured along the Colorado River through the spectacular scenery. Shuttle buses will take you up to the point, which remains relatively less crowded than other spots in the park. Sunset and sunrise are particularly memorable, but no time of day disappoints with these vistas. Powell Point is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our , online itinerary creator Edition.
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  • Powell Point was shrouded in clouds the morning we arrived, but we meandered out onto the point anyway. The rain made the walk a little slippery, but we climbed the monument to Powell - very cool. If....  more
    Powell Point was shrouded in clouds the morning we arrived, but we meandered out onto the point anyway. The rain made the walk a little slippery, but we climbed the monument to Powell - very cool. If....  more »
  • This one features a tribute to early explorer Powell who realized the significance for science of Grand Canyon geology 
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  • Beautiful sunrise view. Busses start at 430, and *roughly* every 30 minutes on the red line. One left just before I got there at 547. Next didn't leave until 625. Takes 15 or so from the bus stop. So plan accordingly if you want to see the sunrise.
  • While the whole Grand Canyon is spectacular, Powell Point has views to so many different shape and color rock formation, it is incredible. I have also noticed that there are usually less people there, so if you want to relax and enjoy the scenes, head to Powell Point.

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