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Address: West Rim Drive, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ
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Loved the story of the bell and the good luck under it.

The farthest west on the rim trail offers bathrooms and a snack bar. A delightful room and fireplace to think of pioneers of old. I thought the snacks were over priced for what... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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Prescott, Arizona, United States

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Prescott, Arizona, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

The farthest west on the rim trail offers bathrooms and a snack bar. A delightful room and fireplace to think of pioneers of old. I thought the snacks were over priced for what was available.

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Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

This is a nice end point to the Hermit Road. Stop and take your picture under the unique sign and the famous bell. The building is the coolest thing there and has an AMAZING fireplace. There is a snack stand available if you are hungry (mainly pre-packaged items).

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Oklahoma
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

This last point along the Hermit Road is only accessible by the free shuttle in the summer or personal car if you mobility issues and have a special permit. All the Hermit Road points are connected by trail too. As with all the overlooks along Hermit Road, this one offers great views of the canyon. There are additional trails that... More 

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Ellicott City, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

There are many great perspectives and views along the South Rim of the Grand Canyon. Hermit's Rest is not one of them. The view is obstructed with trees. There is some hiking from Hermit's Rest and it has some historic significance, but otherwise you can skip it.

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Lake Charles, Louisiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Nice beautiful area. Gift shop & concession stand & rest rooms. This is the farthest west of the south rim. Buses only drive here unless you have a handicap pass. Nice historic area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

We took the red Hermit's bus line to Hermits point. It was July 4th weekend so it was really crowded but driver was very patient and explained every point of interest well. We saw deer on the way and saw a grey rabbit at Hermit's rest. Didn't stay till sunset that day because of rain. But pretty cool view and... More 

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Sidney, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

the trail is great. take the shuttle bus to hermit's rest and then walk the Hermit's trail. The gift shop at Hermit's rest is small, but you can get good coffeee there

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Albuquerque, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

This is the last stop on the red bus route in the canyon (south rim). Red bus route prohibits private vehicles so this bus ride is it. Time is so you are getting on the bus by 7am (we got up early for sunrise) and then by the time you are done (10am) you will have missed the crowds which... More 

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Pearland, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

The only reason I didn't give it an excellent rating is because the snack shop needs to start serving popsicles or something without milk in it. As a previous girl scout leader, and even in band camps here in Houston area, where we have very humid and hot weather, we teach the kids not to eat cereal in the mornings... More 

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Henderson, Nevada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

If you have a bike handy, this is a wonderful day trip. Take the Red Shuttle and make it a half day. Maybe mix some hiking in with the drive. In the winter months the road is open to cars. This is the end point on the rim trail. It houses a gift shop and snack bar. Nothing elaborate. It's... More 

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