- Located along the rim of the Grand Canyon and connecting five large 'Points' of land which overhang the Canyon and the Arizona Strip. The five 'Points' are: Parissawampitts, Fence, Locust, North Timp and Timp. Each offers a different view and perspective of Grand Canyon features such as Powell Plateau, Steamboat Mountain, Tapeats Amphitheater and Great Thumb Mesas as well as numerous other features, as well as the Mt. Trumbull region of The Arizona Strip. In addition to the areas along the rim the trail passes through a forest of old growth of aspen and small meadows.
Directions from Kaibab Plateau Visitor Center: Parissawampitts: Go 26.5 miles south on AZ 67, turn right on Forest Development Road (FR) 22 for 10.5 miles to FR 206. Turn left and continue on FR 206 for 3.5 miles and turn right on FR 214 and follow it for 8 miles to Parissawampitts Viewpoint.
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