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Address: Trailhead near Hermit's Rest, Tusayan, AZ 86023
Phone Number: 928 638 7888

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Really great trip

We took the bus out to Hermit Trail and it was beautiful. However, the snack bar does not offer much, so it would be best to pack a sandwich with you if it's lunch time.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 5, 2015
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Vancouver, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

We took the bus out to Hermit Trail and it was beautiful. However, the snack bar does not offer much, so it would be best to pack a sandwich with you if it's lunch time.

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Vail, Colorado
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42 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

This is the least maintained of the larger trails at the canyon, and we decided to hike it because we knew it would have much less foot traffic. We were right :), and it made for a lovely day hike. A few pointers - to get here you must take the bus all the way out to Hermit's Rest, then... More 

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Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

We walked along the Hermit Trail to try and get a fuller appreciation - it was an fantastic way to see more stunning views and there werre very view on the trial - no tour parties - the peace and quite really made it very speacial

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Arlington
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

We took the red shuttle to Hermits rest stopping several times to visit view points and walking between a few of the stops on the rim trail. My 15 year old son walked almost all of the 8 miles listening to music and loving the environment.

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Lanesville, Indiana
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Hiked Grandview and Hermit. Both are great - needless to say - it is the GRAND Canyon after all! :) Hermit was more fun and prettier in my opinion. It was more rock scrambling and more scenic. We went to Santa Maria and back in about 5 hours. It was great1

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London, United Kingdom
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35 attraction reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Aside from the snow and having two kids we enjoyed it very much. Great vistas and the snow did add another dimension.

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Batesville, Indiana, United States
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

We were there in February so we drove our car along this road to see the most spectacular views. It's open until March 1 for car travel. There are no words to describe the views.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Lookout points are extended so you get a great view. The negative is no parking for your car so you have to take the suttle

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Tubingen, Germany
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Easy walk perfectly for kids and older people. Take half a day to enjoy the spectacular view, take time to rest and plan it that you are there for the sunset, this is awesome whenthe Canyon gets red colored.

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Tucson, Arizona
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

The Hermit trail is a great way to see the park in the off season since you can drive your personal car there until March 1st. We saw elk every day and we saw the idiots approaching within five feet of the elk. I never saw a park ranger on any of our trips.

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