Roosevelt Point, Grand Canyon North Rim

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Roosevelt Point

After a short hike through the quiet woodlands, relax and enjoy the views from a bench at Roosevelt Point as you take in the panorama that is the Grand Canyon.

  • Roosevelt Point has benches where you can sit and enjoy the views
  • You’ll enjoy a short hike through the woods while taking in the canyon scenery
  • Access Roosevelt Point from 15 May until the first snow when Highway 67 closes
  • Stop for a picnic lunch at Vista Encantada Picnic Area

What can I see and do at Roosevelt Point?

  • Views: Named for Teddy Roosevelt, Roosevelt Point offers a somewhat restricted view of the Colorado River, with a greater amount of scenery available towards the north. You will see the flat plain stretched out between the Echo and Vermilion Cliffs.
  • Hiking: The easy-to-navigate Roosevelt Point Trail is short (only 0.2 miles long) and takes only 20 minutes to hike, but takes you through a lovely secluded wood, with some incredible views of the eastern canyon.
  • Picnicking: Just before you reach Roosevelt Point you can stop for a picnic lunch at Vista Encantada Picnic Area. Here you will also be awed by the spectacular views.

Where is Roosevelt Point?

Roosevelt Point is on the North Rim of the Grand Canyon, along Cape Royal Road. Take Highway 67 into the northern entrance to the park and turn east at the intersection with signs pointing to Point Imperial. At the next intersection, you will turn right on Cape Royal Road. Just as Cape Royal Road makes a very sharp bend you will see the parking for Roosevelt Point, close to the road.

When is Roosevelt Point open?

The North Rim is open and you can access Roosevelt Point from 15 May to 15 October. During the winter months, Highway 67 will close because of snow, but from the middle of October until the first snow, you can still get to Roosevelt Point (day use in the park only). After Highway 67 closes because of snowfall, the road won’t open again until the middle of May.

How much does Roosevelt Point cost?

It costs nothing to visit Roosevelt Point.

Who can I call if I have more questions?

You can call the park’s visitor information phone if you need more information at (928) 638-7888.