Mather Point

Grand Canyon National Park South Rim

Mather Point is the busiest and most popular overlook at the Grand Canyon, due in large part to its close proximity to the visitor center complex and main parking lots. There are multiple vistas, which helps disperse the crowds, and if it's overwhelming simply wander in either direction along the paved rim trail and find a spot to call your own.

Mather Point is named after Stephen Mather, the first director of the National Park Service.

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