Desert View Watchtower, Grand Canyon National Park

Desert View Watchtower is located in Grand Canyon National Park. Take a look at our Grand Canyon National Park holiday planning website to schedule your visit to Desert View Watchtower and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • The Desert View Watchtower exceeded my expectations for it. Having walked and driven a lot of the South Rim, I expected more amazing panoramas, but the view from Desert View north (upstream) and west....  more »
  • Must be here early til mid day, tend to be crowded yet great space to go around. Advised comfy clothing, water for hydration.  more »
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  • The east entrance of the Grand Canyon is beautiful and less busy then the main south rim center. The watchtower has some great views and history to enjoy. Take your time and don't rush to the popular areas of the canyon. You'll enjoy it even more.
  • One of the best views to behold in the general area! This is a very serene place but could get busy with tourists. But an amazing place to be nonetheless. Has shops, ice cream and food options but nobody really comes there for that. A must visit if in the area!
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