Powell Point

4.845 Votes Currently Open
  • Address: West Rim Drive, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ 86023, United States
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Ticket Price: 15 USD
  • Time Required: 06:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Outdoors, View Point

An important overlook on the West rim route, the Powell point is where the memorial of John Weslet Powell, the explorer is erected. Located just 10 mins away from the Maricopa, Powell Point is one of the best places to enjoy the sunset. A lot of people prefer hiking here as the shuttle bus bound to east doesn’t stop on Powell point.

Powell Point Travel Tips

  • Carry ample water.

How to Reach Powell Point

  • The guide will take you.

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  • Powell Point Address: West Rim Drive, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ 86023, United States
  • Powell Point Timing: 24-hrs
  • Powell Point Price: 15 USD
  • Best time to visit Powell Point(preferred time): 09:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Powell Point: 06:00 Hrs
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  • 1.03% of people who visit Grand Canyon National Park include Powell Point in their plan

  • 95% of people start their Powell Point visit around 4 PM - 5 PM

  • People usually take around 4 Hrs 30 Minutes to see Powell Point

Monday and Friday

66.67% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Powell Point

People normally club together Papillon Grand Canyon Helicopters and Mohave Point while planning their visit to Powell Point.

People also prefer to end their day with Powell Point.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

Powell Point Reviews & Ratings

  • Amazing views and surprisingly good cell reception. We hiked along the rim from the village to Mohave point. Powell is interesting as well because it has a plaque commemorating Powell's expedition down the Colorado in the late 1800s.

  • I guess every Vista point is just breath taking in it's own way. Watched the canyon lit up in shades of red during sunset last month. Just take the red loop to reach this spot.

  • Awesome viewing area with spectacular views in every direction. We visited in late March and the temperature was perfect. We enjoyed mid 60’s with almost cloudless skies. Grateful to not be subjected to the summer inferno. Great tour guides around with plenty of information to share about the Park and the sights. No shortage of history in this park. Amazing to see millions and millions of years of geological progression all in one spot.

  • A very nice monument to an intrepid explorer with great views of the canyon from the top of the monument itself

  • My favorite point in the South Rim of GCNP. Astounding views. A must visit. Take the red bus route to reach here.

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