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Hermit Trail

Address: Trailhead near Hermit's Rest, Tusayan, AZ 86023
Phone Number: 928 638 7888
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Ranked #1 of 5 things to do in Tusayan
Type: Hiking trails, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities
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Type: Hiking trails, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities

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Tucson, Arizona
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13 reviews 13 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

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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Columbus, Ohio
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Traveling off season we were able to drive ourselves down the Hermit Trail, something you can not do most of the year. With many opportunities to pull off and park, the many views and perspectives of the canyon were seemingly endless. at the end is the Hermits rest which offers limited facilities and a gift shop, oh of course, more... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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64 reviews 64 reviews
15 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

You will like to be an hermit in this place. Is the western part, still have a view fo the river. We drove and walked that for my age was the best. Need to be equipped, good shoes, and water.

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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62 reviews 62 reviews
22 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

This location was kind of hard to find at first. The signs to get there were confusing. We finally asked someone. Also the traffic near the hotels and train station was bad. Along the way traffic also was stopping for the Elk Herd grazing just on either side of the road. Although the Park prohibits anyone to approach the animals,... More 

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Marietta, Georgia, United States
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31 reviews 31 reviews
8 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

The pass will allow you access to areas of the park not typically available to private vehicles. So worth it. Those with limited mobility can see almost everything right from the car.

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Austin, Texas
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This hike to us 5 hours round trip and we only saw 4 other hikers. The beginning of the trail is rough. We were told it was rock scrambling, but that doesn't begin to describe it. It was extremely difficult to hike down the "cobblestone" path. For once, hiking up and out was easier. The destination (Dripping Springs) was nothing... More 

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Tustin, California
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20 reviews 20 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

10 miles of flat trails, beautiful views, and the option to ride the bus if necessary. Many amazing views of the canyon!

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Portland OR
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36 reviews 36 reviews
9 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Take the time to explore the Hermit Trail while at the south rim of the Grand Canyon. Accessible only by bus, bike or on foot, it's got some great trails and views.

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Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

A must if you visit the southern rim of Grand Canyon. We took the shuttle bus to the first stop and walked about 4 miles and then took the bus to Hermits Rest.

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West Linn, Oregon, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

My sister and I were very lucky with the cooler temperatures. We took the shuttle out to Hermit's Rest and hiked back to the Grand Canyon Lodge. The total distance traveled for this hike was around 8 miles. As one would expect, the trail head shows amazing views of the Grand Canyon. But the real bonus is the relatively few... More 

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