East Rim Drive, Grand Canyon National Park

#9 of 28 in Scenic Drive in Arizona
Scenic Drive · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
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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  • This scenic drive is well worth the time in your own vehicle. The woods are lovely and the various scenic overlooks along the way are great. Watch out for the deer, though. A car about 1/10 mile in...  more »
  • Even though the East Gate is Closed you can still enter from the South and drive all the way to the East Gate. Closed to the East gate is the Watch Tower which is closed as well but you are more...  more »

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