The Kaibab Visitor Center is located at the intersection of SR-67 and AZ-89A. This is a good place to get out and stretch your legs when traveling to the North Rim of the Grand Canyon. There are rangers Inside the Kaibab Visitor Center that can help you with North Rim Trails, as well as the Kaibab National Forest Trails. The Kaibab Visitor Center has a fun children’s booklet that kids can fill out while parents look around at the interpretive displays.
View Points at the Grand Canyon North Rim
Look for the turn-off to Point Imperial after passing the North Rim park gate. Point imperial is the highest view point at the Grand Canyon. (8,803 ft.) The view is impressive of the far desert and nearby Mt. Hayden. This is a must see when visiting the North Rim of the Grand Canyon.
Don’t leave the North Rim before stopping at the Vista Encantada view point which oversees the Walhalla Plateau. The view point is located near Roosevelt Point. Views of the Painted Desert to the east, and of Brady Peak are stunning. Sightseers can see all the way to the upper drainage of Nankoweap Creek.
The Roosevelt Point view point was named after President Roosevelt, who in 1919, declared the land a national park.
The Walhalla Overlook is a nice view point to see the Unkar Delta of the Colorado River.
Archeology Ranger Talk at the Walhalla Overlook
The archeology ranger talk is held at the Walhalla Overlook. Look for the ancient ancestral Pueblo Kiva remains at that location. Nearby is the short hike to an ancient granary.
Take this four-wheel drive up to one of the best view points in the park.
The East side of Zion National Park brings you close to not only Zion National Park, but also Bryce Canyon, Cedar Breaks, Coral Pink Sand Dunes, Cedar Breaks, Grand Staircase-Escalante and the North Rim of the Grand Canyon.
There are a variety of lodging accommodations in the East Zion area including cabins, ranches, a Best Western, small family owned hotels, RV parks, campgrounds and vacation homes. Make your lodging reservations in the heart of southern Utah’s most magnificent National Parks and Monuments, and you will have a vacation you will never forget
River Trips are an unforgettable
experience the Grand Canyon.
The view from Toroweap Point at the Grand Canyon is exceptional, and hard to beat.
Cliff Springs Trail
This trail is a quick one-mile round-trip. Look for a pullout at the Angels Window overlook. It’s on the left between Walhalla Point and the Cape Royal parking lot.
The Cape Royal trail has the best views in the park, except at Toroweap Point, and that’s a rough drive to an isolated part of the Grand Canyon. The Desert View Watchtower on the South Rim can be seen from this point as well as the Colorado River below.
Cape Final Trail
Begin at the signed trailhead for the Cape Final hike. This is a nice, easy hike through the forest to a view from the rim.
Bright Angel Point
The Bright Angel view point is located behind the North Rim Grand Canyon Lodge. The view is of Roaring Springs Canyon, the Transept and the South Rim.
Western Grand Canyon
This remote part of the Grand Canyon is accessed from either Hurricane, Utah or Fredonia, Arizona along AZ 389. It is located 8 miles west of Fredonia, Arizona.
This is a spectacular, yet primitive area of the Grand Canyon. The road is known for slicing tires. Drive slow to reduce the chances and stock up on supplies. The roads may be impassible if wet.
LARGE MAP OF SOUTHERN UTAH