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Hermit's Rest

Address: West Rim Drive, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ
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Type: Historic sites, Sights & Landmarks
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Mesa, Arizona
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52 reviews 52 reviews
17 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

We visited the Grand Canyon the last the last full weekend of February 2015. The weather was perfect. I have gone before but always had to take the shuttle bus this was a much more enjoyable ride because until March 1st you can drive your oven vehicle down Hermits Road. Hermits Rest is the end of the line. If you... More 

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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25 reviews 25 reviews
18 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

We visited the Grand Canyon in September of 2014 on our motorcycles. My wife has a disability from a back injury and rides a Trike but has pain/difficulty walking more than a short distance. When we stopped at the ranger's station we found out that one can get a disability pass to ride this road that is normally only open... More 

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San Diego, California
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175 reviews 175 reviews
83 attraction reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

After you have gone to end of Hermit Road you come to Hermits Rest where there is a store, food, restrooms and picnic tables. We were here the last week of the year and it was cold, snowy and windy but it's a great time to go because the crowds are not like summer and you can drive your own... More 

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Maine
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86 reviews 86 reviews
47 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015 via mobile

Beautiful oasis at the end of a long hike. All the amenities you will need while waiting for the return bus.

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Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona
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77 reviews 77 reviews
27 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

What a great way to take in a wide variety of all the unique country side that the South Rim has to offer. Great picnic areas long the way and easy access to many different view points. The fun "Hermit's Rest" house and gift shop is a must see. What an amazing place to spend your summer! There is no... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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22 reviews 22 reviews
22 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Loved the diversity of the hike. From the old stone pathways, to the fossilized mammal prints to the old stopping points, this is a fascinating hike. Beautiful birds, incredible vistas, variable stone colors/formation and away from the crowds this is a nice break. Hermits rest itself at the start is ok but the hike is stellar

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petawawa/ottawa
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

you will get some great pics at this point as well there were a few blue birds in the area not sure what they were though

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Syosset, New York
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36 reviews 36 reviews
24 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

The tour guides had continually talked about hermits rest on the 60 minuet bus ride there. There are hiking trails there but the view is not they good as since of the other viewpoints

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Kithnos, Greece
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

What can I write here! Great, fantastic, amazing is only just some of the words. Hermit rest and trail is one of the most beautiful places in Grand Canyon and from the best I ever visit around the globe. We took the bus from Grand Canyon village to the Hermit's rest and then we walked back to the village. Hard... More 

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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34 reviews 34 reviews
17 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

This took us almost all of one day. It's probably not an all day activity, but with the hiking we did in between each stop, and the photo taking, it took about 5-6 hours. I was really pleasantly surprised with the organization. Every 15 minutes a bus takes you to a different overlook along the road. You can hike to... More 

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