East Rim Drive, Grand Canyon National Park

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#8 of 28 in Scenic Drive in Arizona
Scenic Drive · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
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Try to comprehend the grandeur and scope of the Grand Canyon along East Rim Drive. The drive will take you to the highly-visited south entrance with the chance to stop at numerous viewing points along the way. This part is a less-crowded area of the park, offering scenic views. Make a stop at the watchtower, see the Colorado River, or watch for animals. For East Rim Drive and beyond, use our Grand Canyon National Park online trip planner to get the most from your Grand Canyon National Park vacation.
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  • Most of the view points are free except for a small fee to view the small Colarado river. From the East rim it seems like you see the start of the grand Canyon. This section is the only way to drive.....  more
    Most of the view points are free except for a small fee to view the small Colarado river. From the East rim it seems like you see the start of the grand Canyon. This section is the only way to drive.....  more »
  • Definitely worth doing the drive. If you are lucky, & we were again, You'll get to see elk & deer. We saw a large 11 point buck elk. Fantastic. Various places to stop & enjoy the magnificence of... 
    Definitely worth doing the drive. If you are lucky, & we were again, You'll get to see elk & deer. We saw a large 11 point buck elk. Fantastic. Various places to stop & enjoy the magnificence of...  more »

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