The Abyss (Grand Canyon South Rim View) is a scheduled stop on the NPS Bus Service Red Line. This lookout is the closest you will get to a vertical drop of such magnitude. Make sure you walk along the rim to the right and find alternate views.
There are 8 different viewpoints along Hermit Road on the South Rim and each one offers something a little different than the others which is why you do not want to miss any of them. As the name would indicate The Abyss is a viewpoint that gives you an almost vertical view straight down into Grand Canyon. It is very...
I went to the Abyss in hopes of photographing one of the 70+ California condors that are being rehabilitated to the canyon. I saw none, but it was windy and a bit sprinkly. I did very much enjoy the view. I'd have to say one of my favorites on the south rim.