Desert View Watchtower, Grand Canyon National Park

#9 of 83 in Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park
Observation Deck · Tourist Spot
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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  • I had the great opportunity to watch a gorgeous sunset at this place . It was a little cold that day but it was a wonderful experience.  more »
  • Desert View was my final stop at Grand Canyon. I spent some time relaxing on the benches near the edge of the canyon enjoying the view and solitude. Few people were in the area due to the closure of.....  more »
  • 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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