Grand Canyon – Desert View Watchtower

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The Desert View Watchtower at the Grand Canyon is a magical place. It is a great stone tower built right on the edge of the canyon rim way back in 1932. You can climb to the top and enjoy the views of the canyon and the Colorado River below. After that, you can strike out on a hike along the ledge of the Grand Canyon to get to your perfect photo spot.

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Booty’s Road Park

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Today’s hike started off at Booty’s Road Park.  This is probably my favorite section of the trails along the San Gabriel River with short cliffs on one side and the River on the other side.  There are birds and deer along the way also.  The trail is gravel in some places and paved in others with resting spots sprinkled throughout.  You can hike for a short while and return to the park, or you can take out on a longer route if you want more exercise.  Overall, a nice hiking experience in Georgetown.

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