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Address: Trailhead on the South Rim, 500 feet west of Hermit's Rest, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ
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Dripping Springs Refreshes

Hiked to Dripping Springs from this trailhead. By it's name we did not expect much when we reached the spring. Well it "drips" from above while you are under a rock outcrop. The... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Jack D
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hiked to Dripping Springs from this trailhead. By it's name we did not expect much when we reached the spring. Well it "drips" from above while you are under a rock outcrop. The best part is that the water is not dripping but coming down at a rate that when you stand under it you get a shower. After hiking... More 

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Thank Jack D
Mannheim, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The reason I'm giving this hike only 3 out of 5 stars is simply because the other more famous hikes (Bright Angel and South Kaibab) are much more scenic day hikes. However, if you want a much less frequented trail, you should go for this one. In addition the trailhead starts at the end of a bus line, where you... More 

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Worcester, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we did this trail which is not all that picturesque but not at all crowded. Also there are no mules on this trail We hiked down to the Santa Maria Spring which is just a water spout and shelter.

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Thank sangoy
Arlington, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had an incredible tour with Wild Land Trekking, we experienced the Grand Canyon in a way that few visitors do. We hiked for a total of 5 days with one day primarily a rest day along the Colorado River. We hiked in a group of 6 including our guide and often had incredible views of the canyon without another... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The entirety of the Grand Canyon is beyond words... all of it is breath-taking... but we enjoyed the relatively smaller crowds at the lookouts along Hermit Trail. We stopped at Hopi Point and Mohave Point, and the views were spectacular.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

If you are lucky enough to get a seat on the right side of the bus, this is a great way to see lots more of the canyon. Lots of stops along the way to get some great pictures. Facilities are located at Hermit's Rest.

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Thank Andrea B
San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

Incredibly beautiful but pretty challenging. The heat is not to be taken lightly and starting out early to catch the shade will be key in staying comfortable. You may catch a sighting of a rattle snake or two so be on the look out and watch your footing! Always have water handy (and a sterilizer)!

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Wayne, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

It is challenging. Bring plenty of water. Great 360 degree views from Lookout point and a lot less people that the Bright Angel trail. Enjoy!!

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Vienna, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

We totally enjoyed our hike of the Hermit Trail. With so much to see and do in Grand Canyon National Park it is hard to decide; however, we loved our visit here.

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Laughlin, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016

Hermits trail is not to be taken lightly. One must have done a main corridor, Havasupai another GC Hike. Highly recommend having a hiking buddy. The now 4 different landslides that you encounter on this trail are tough to navigate. You must look for your Cairns. This is a very rocky and steep trail the whole way down. However it... More 

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