Gaze Hundreds Of Miles Into The Grand Canyon At The Desert View Watchtower In Arizona
Have you ever wondered where the very best views of the Grand Canyon can be found? The answer is the Desert View Watchtower. This historic, seven-story structure lets you gaze over 100 miles into the canyon on clear days! Here’s everything you need to know.
Please note: the tower itself is currently closed, but the trail at its base and the retail shop are open. Visit the National Park Service website for updates.
Have you ever climbed to the top of the Desert View Watchtower? If so, we’d love to hear all about your experience! Tell us in the comments section below. Check out our previous article to learn more about Desert View Drive.
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Address: Desert View Watchtower, Grand Canyon Village, AZ 86023, USA
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Katie Lawrence is a Southeast Texas native who graduated 18th in her high school class with a GPA of 4.25. She attended college in the Houston area and changed her major twice (psychology, computer science, and finally criminal justice) before taking a leap of faith and dropping out to pursue a career in freelance writing.
Today, Katie writes for the Texas and Arizona pages of OnlyInYourState.com and has never been more passionate about a job before. Outside of work, you can likely find her curled up on the sofa with a hot cup of coffee, watching a crime TV show or scary movie.