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Mohave Point, Grand Canyon National Park

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Located on Grand Canyon's South Rim, Mohave Point offers beautiful panoramas of terraced cliffs that encircle the Abyss, sandstone plateaus, and meandering Colorado River. One of nine lookout points along the rim, ideal for watching sunset and sunrise, this spot actually consists of several individual overlooks and is never crowded. If you look directly below the point, you'll see a red sandstone mesa with jagged edges resembling alligator's horny scales. The site is accessible from scenic Hermit Road by foot, bicycle, and free shuttle bus. Make Mohave Point a part of your Grand Canyon National Park vacation plans using our Grand Canyon National Park online trip builder.
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  • Great spot to get off the shuttle. Take the trail between the road and the canyon's lip and walk to the next stop (Monument Creek Vista). This is a wonderful uncrowded trail. Do it! 
    Great spot to get off the shuttle. Take the trail between the road and the canyon's lip and walk to the next stop (Monument Creek Vista). This is a wonderful uncrowded trail. Do it!  more »
  • This place is easy to reach by the free "red shuttle". There is an overlook with stunning views of the Canyon to the North Rim. 
    This place is easy to reach by the free "red shuttle". There is an overlook with stunning views of the Canyon to the North Rim.  more »
  • We took the Hermits Rest, red shuttle bus to this stop. We took some excellent pictures of the Grand Canyon and then took the rim pathway back to Powell Point. The path way is not paved and does get.....  more
    We took the Hermits Rest, red shuttle bus to this stop. We took some excellent pictures of the Grand Canyon and then took the rim pathway back to Powell Point. The path way is not paved and does get.....  more »
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  • 100% the best view in the entire park. You just take the shuttle over and can wait for the next shuttle back making it easily accessible. If you don’t want to ride the shuttle I also saw several visitors taking bikes to the view points. The point was spectacular! I went at sunset to get the most spectacular time at that point. With two great views of the Colorado River below as well as massive and beautiful cliffs and walls of the beautiful red rock canyon!!
  • This stop on the road is my favorite place for watching the sunset. It definitely has the best view of the Colorado river and watching the sunset was spectacular. Don't pass up this view on the south rim. Take the Hermits bus (red line) out to Mojave point and Powell monument for the best view of sunset or sunrise. The busses run every 10 to 15 minutes from the village.
  • Take the free dusk shuttle bus that goes all the way to Hermit's point but stops at 6 great locations along the way (hop on, hop off). Walk the rim trail to several vista points and marvel at the changing colors of the canyon walls as the sun descends. Not to be missed.
  • I'm not sure what I could say about a place that is so spectacular as to literally take your breath away! I had never had the chance to visit the grand canyon. That may have been an advantage in that I'm old enough, now, to appreciate it perhaps more than I would have when I was younger. Simply incredible (although if you suffer from any kind of vertigo it can be VERY FREAKY!).
  • This was probably my favorite viewpoint in the entire park. It has the same incredible views as Pima Point, but with smaller crowds (and a shorter ride on the Hermit's Rest shuttle). I couldn't recommend this viewpoint more highly. If you're in Grand Canyon NP, this is a must-see

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