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Powell Memorial

besides the Powell Memorial there are those awesome views again here in the Grand Canyon. Stop here... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Spuddler
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Charlottetown, Canada
Memorial & great views

A great stop with a memorial, great views and some climbing exploring opportunities. Plan to spend... read more

Reviewed 6 January 2019
travelinm2014
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Camarillo, California
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Reviewed 4 days ago

besides the Powell Memorial there are those awesome views again here in the Grand Canyon. Stop here and soak it in.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Spuddler
Reviewed 6 January 2019 via mobile

A great stop with a memorial, great views and some climbing exploring opportunities. Plan to spend a little more time here than some of the other stops.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank travelinm2014
Reviewed 3 November 2018

The highlight of this viewpoint is a memorial to John Wesley Powell, one of the first white men to explore the Grand Canyon by way of the Colorado River. This is also a viewpoint where you can see down into the Grand Canyon. You can...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank TravelLover59
Reviewed 27 October 2018

Any view points on the South Rim makes for an awesome opportunity to take some great pictures and Powell Point is no different. Due to a lack of time, I wasn’t able to get much further than PP. The bus system in the Park is...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank tdsuperstar
Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

Powell Point is a nice stop along the Hermit’s Rest Trail on the way to Hopi Point. There’s shuttle buses, but it’s a really easy walk between Maricopa to Powell.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank carawasthere
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

Started our exploration of the south rim at the Maswick lodge and picked up the shuttle. We went to Powell point, walked to Hopi point and then shuttle to Mohave point. The shuttle system are pretty regular. The walk was easy on mostly paved paths...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Cfsdir
Reviewed 27 September 2018

We took the red line shuttle up to Powell Point. It was a short walk to the overlook which afforded great views.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Peter F
Reviewed 16 July 2018

Powell is known for traversing the river, but you can't even see the river from here! There are awesome views from everywhere in the park, so even though you can't see the river, it's still worth a stop. Lovely monument to the original explorers that...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank ms971
Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

Amazing how gods hands could of created such a masterpiece. The views are breathtaking. I would go there again. Plan ahead and take the helicopter tour

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank psublueox
Reviewed 18 June 2018

this is about 10 minutes on the western loop shuttle bus. The whole loop takes 90 minutes! Offers a different perspective plus a chance to view the abandoned mines from afar.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank 1Ming
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