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Toroweap Point
Toroweap Point

Toroweap Point

Toroweap Point, AZ

Praktische info

Het duurt ongeveer drie uur om van Arizona Highway 389 naar het uitkijkpunt te reizen. Voertuigen met een hoge klaring zijn vereist en het is het beste om een kaart mee te nemen, want nee, er is geen mobiele dekking bij Toroweap Point. De Sunshine Route, bekend als Country Road 109, is de meest populaire toegang, maar de moeilijkere Main Street Route vanuit St. George is de meest schilderachtige, hoewel onbegaanbare tijdens de wintermaanden.

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Things to Know Before You Go

  • A great overlook for the most adventurous and prepared Grand Canyon visitors.
  • There are no amenities or cell service in the area.
  • High clearance vehicles are required and road conditions are erratic.
  • If you want to camp you must reserve a permit and arrive before sunset.
  • There is no water at this location.
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How to Get There

  • Toroweap Point is 55 miles (89 km) west of the North Rim Headquarters.
  • There are three roads to Toroweap Point from Arizona State Route 389.
  • Each route takes between two to three hours under good conditions.
  • The rural area has no cell reception so it is recommended that you bring a BLM Arizona Strip Visitor Map rather than relying on your GPS unit.
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When to Get There

It is generally easiest to navigate the roads to Toroweap Point in the spring and fall. However, unpredictable road and weather conditions mean it is crucial to research before setting out regardless of the season. The roads are often impassable due to summer monsoon rains and mud or winter rain and snow.

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Photograph the Grand Canyon from Toroweap Point The rare canyon-side solitude found at Toroweap Point is just the beginning of what makes it a coveted vantage point for photographers. Additionally, the overlook is positioned in the middle of a relatively straight section of the Colorado River, delivering unobstructed views of the canyon in both directions. This presents the rare opportunity to capture both sunrise and sunset over the Colorado River from the same point.

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