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Timp Point Scenic Drive

Basics
Location:
Along the North Rim of the Grand Canyon
Surface:
Maintained Dirt or Gravel
Suitable Vehicle:
Passenger Car
Length:
32 mile roundtrip
Time:
1-2 hours
Season:
Spring - Fall

Description

Timp and North Timp Points lie at the end of a scenic drive through stately ponderosa pines. The Grand Canyon panorama is similar to the view from Parissawampitts Point. North Timp Point is the only known, easily accessible point on the North Kaibab where it is possible (with binoculars) to see Thunder River, a very large spring that emerges from an opening in the north wall of Tapeats Canyon.

Details

Location:
Along the North Rim of the Grand Canyon
Surface:
Maintained Dirt or Gravel
Suitable Vehicle:
Passenger Car
Length:
32 mile roundtrip
Time:
1-2 hours
Main Roads:
AZ-67 S/Grand Canyon Hwy
Season:
Spring - Fall
Additional Details:
To get there:

Go 26.5 miles south from Kaibab Plateau Visitor Center on AZ 67 (0.7 mile beyond DeMotte Park Campground entrance) to FR 422. Turn west onto FR 422 for 2 miles to FR 270. Go south for 1 mile. Then turn west onto FR 222 and go 5 miles to FR 206; turn west and go less than 1/4 mile to FR 271. Follow FR 271 for about 8 miles to the end of the road at Timp Point or turn off FR 271 onto FR 271A to Timp Point.

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Basic Directions
Go 26.5 miles south from Kaibab Plateau Visitor Center on AZ 67 (0.7 mile beyond DeMotte Park Campground entrance) to FR 422. Turn west onto FR 422 for 2 miles to FR 270. Go south for 1 mile. Then turn west onto FR 222 and go 5 miles to FR 206; turn west and go less than 1/4 mile to FR 271. Follow FR 271 for about 8 miles to the end of the road at Timp Point or turn off FR 271 onto FR 271A to Timp Point.
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