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The Abyss, Grand Canyon National Park

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Lookout · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
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  • Looking right down into the canyon is quite amazing. The Abyss is a point where you can stand next to the rim and look down. Worth the trouble getting there 
    Looking right down into the canyon is quite amazing. The Abyss is a point where you can stand next to the rim and look down. Worth the trouble getting there  more »
  • Yet another great spot to get off the red shuttle and absorb the fantastic views the canyon has to offer! 
    Yet another great spot to get off the red shuttle and absorb the fantastic views the canyon has to offer!  more »
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  • Another great vantage point from which to see the Grand Canyon. This (along with Monument Creek Vista) was one of the least crowded viewpoints along the Hermit's Rest route, which was a nice change of pace. As the name suggests, you definitely get a feeling of the height and size of the canyons from here. The views aren't as nice here as some of the other viewpoints in the park, but they are still pretty incredible.
  • This is the second point in the family friendly trail which starts at Monument creek vista. Monument creek vista to the Abyss is a 1 mile trail. The Abyss to Mohave point trail is a 1.1 mile trail and offers good views of the canyons. Restrooms : No Mobile coverage : No TIP : you can park your car at Grand canyon visitor center and take the Village route bus (Blue bus) to the bright angel trailhead point. At the bright angel trailhead, you can ride the red bus to Monument creek vista point. There might be a longer wait when boarding the Hermits rest route (red) during peak season.

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