Arizona Vacation

Lipan Point

By Tony Subia

Picture of of Grandview Overlook at Grand Canyon South RimLipan Point. Credit: NPS

Lipan Point arguably features the widest views of the canyon and boasts the longest stretches of views of the Colorado River versus any other point at the South Rim of the Grand Canyon. On a clear day, visitors can see the curving river as it enters the inner gorge of the canyon.

Lipan Point, Grand Canyon

See Hance Rapids, some of the most formidable whitewater rapids of the Colorado River. On a clear day you can see the Vermillion Cliffs to the east where the Grand Canyon begins. Look closely to see the Unkar Delta far below where ancient Puebloan People once cultivated beans, corn, and melons.

Many consider the views from Lipan Point among the most spectacular at the South Rim. The spacious panorama features many spires, buttes and temple formations that resemble ancient pyramids. Lipan Point is less crowded versus other lookout points and offers the spiritual feel of serenity and solitude with nature.

Where Lipan Point is Located

Lipan Point is located at the end of a short spur road north of Desert View Scenic Drive about 6 miles from the Desert View East Entrance to the South Rim of the Grand Canyon. It is located about 20 miles east of Grand Canyon Village. Lipan Point is just west of Navajo Point and the Watchtower at Desert View Overlook.

Desert View Drive Map

Desert View Drive Map.

Lipan Point Photo Gallery

Photo of Lipan PointLipan Point With View of the Colorado River
Picture of Winter Inversion at Lipan PointWinter Inversion at Lipan Point
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