Desert View Watchtower

Scenic Lookout, Historic Site, and Monument / Landmark
Desert View, E Rim Rd (at Grand Canyon National Park), Grand Canyon, AZ 86023, United States
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Open until 7:00 PM (Show more)
  • Mon–Sun
    • 8:00 AM–7:00 PM
9.1/10

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    "Lipan Point"(3 Tips)
    Shelley C.
    "A great stop at the eastern most viewpoint of the Canyon."(2 Tips)
    Graham C.
    "Enchanting place with a great view of the east rim."(2 Tips)
    Steve R.
    "The Watchtower is fun to visit."(2 Tips)
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  • Karan T.

    Great views of the Grand Canyon. Make sure you check their operating times, coz they close kinda early.

    Karan Tamhane · November 2, 2015
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  • Caroline D.

    Stunning views of the Grand Canyon, and less crowded too! Come at dawn or dusk for the best photos. The Watchtower closes at 6:30 PM sharp, so get there beforehand if you want to climb it.

    Caroline Deng · August 25, 2015
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  • P D.

    Our favorite place at the Canyon. Less crowded.

    P Dahlgren · November 29, 2014
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  • Dave G.

    The sunset from here is breathtaking on a clear day!

    Dave G · August 15, 2014
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  • kim f.

    You can walk almost to the very top. Spectacular view!

    kim fox · April 25, 2014
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  • Graham C.

    Enchanting place with a great view of the east rim.

    Graham Castellano · July 15, 2013
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  • Shelley C.

    A great stop at the eastern most viewpoint of the Canyon. Definitely go up in the tower as is painted with replica Native American drawings and paintings. Also have food in addition to other amenities

    Shelley Carlisle · June 27, 2013
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  • Allegiant Travel

    Take a Detours Canyons & Colors tour! This day tour includes a brief tour of Sedona and Oak Creek Canyon, a 45-minute helicopter tour, and 3 hours in Grand Canyon National Park at the South Rim. Read more

    Allegiant Travel · December 6, 2011
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  • Bryan L.

    worth the 5 minute walk past the "shops."

    Bryan Loveless · June 24, 2011
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  • AzScenicTours

    last stop before leaving park to east... or first stop coming in! check out Lipan Point next for great river views!

    AzScenicTours · October 10, 2010
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  • Michael J R.

    Awesome views of East Rim of Grand Canyon Read more

    Michael J Robey · October 4, 2010
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  • AzScenicTours

    Definitely a great overlook. Gas here if absolutely needed. Price per gallon on the high side. Nearby Lipan Point great, especially in morning.

    AzScenicTours · July 29, 2010
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  • Steve R.

    A less crowded & beautiful Grand Canyon vista. The Watchtower is fun to visit. The next two viewpoints (Navajo Pt, Lipan Pt) west give some of the best views of the Grand Canyon and the Colorado River Read more

    Steve Ramirez · July 12, 2010
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  • Sasha T.

    Красивое место и не менее красивая дорога туда. Въезд $25 за машину на 3 дня.

    Sasha Tkachenko · November 9, 2014
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  • Alon C.

    את המגדל סוגרים ב 6, כדאי להגיע לפני

    Alon Cohen · October 27, 2013
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