Desert View (Open All Year)
Desert View is a small settlement on the South Rim located 25 miles/ 41 km east of Grand Canyon Village, and near the eastern edge of Grand Canyon. Arizona Highway 64, Also known as Desert View Drive, is a scenic road that connects Desert view with Grand Canyon Village.
The Upper Floors of Desert View Watchtower Are Closed for Conservation WorkVisitors will be able to access the lower 2 floors, however, the upper 3 floors will be closed between August 28 - September 30, 2017, as conservators work to preserve the art in this National Historic Landmark Building.
Desert View Watchtower (1932)
Tusayan Ruin and Museum (1928)
Tusayan Museum has exhibits that help bring the pueblo to life. Admission is free. Hours: 9 am to 5 pm
Last updated: September 11, 2017