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Hermit's Rest

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Address: West Rim Drive, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ
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A Great Stop

We took the shuttle to Hermit's Rest. A great stop. The shuttle out there is pretty nice too, with lots of opportunities to take pictures.

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Sue F
Sparta, New Jersey
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Sparta, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We took the shuttle to Hermit's Rest. A great stop. The shuttle out there is pretty nice too, with lots of opportunities to take pictures.

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Wesley Chapel, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The long shuttle ride to Hermit's Rest is certainly worth it. It has a grand view and there are fewer people. There are clean restrooms, plenty of water and picnic tables in the shade. It offers moderately challenging hike.

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Franklin, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We only stayed for a few minutes but we enjoyed the view and we loved the massive fireplace! There is a NP passport stamping station there and rustic (yuck) toilets. I think there is also a snack shop. We got off the shuttle at several stops on the way out there and it was remarkably less crowded than near the... More 

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Northern NJ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

With a snack shack, water refilling station and bathrooms, this is a perfect spot to rest before hiking back toward the village.The views are also quite nice, but be wary of the squirrels here. They seem more aggressive at this spot (because of the snack shack) than they were at other points along the rim.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I took an early morning shuttle heading to Hermit's Rest, getting off now and then along the way to grab some virtual geocaches and beautiful views. It was one of the highlights of our trip to the Grand Canyon. It is more than worth it to get up early to beat the crowds and enjoy the Canyon in peace. Hermit's... More 

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Hyderabad, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

must visit place in your visiting Grand canyon village. the stone arch in good shape. if you past though this place there is small store where you can recharge with hot coffee

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took the Red Bus Route at 2pm or so, had to wait for the 3rd bus to come, they have an organized line to wait in and most of it is sheltered in the shade. It stops 9 times at different points. You can get off and on and stay at each site for photo's etc. Some of the... More 

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Cedar City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I believe this was the last stop on the shuttle ride of the South Rim. It was great! There were some elk that we were very close to running around.

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Vancouver, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We rode the Blue bus out and hit all the points all the way to Hermit's Rest. Took some fun pics and enjoyed the view.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

We traveled by shuttle bus to Hermit's Rest. It's beautiful there!! They have a shop for souvenirs, they sell many different things. All prices starting at $5 and up. They also have a sandwich shop/resturant. I did see a lot of people eating their own food. I purchased 2 Powerade drinks there $3 each. We took pictures and walked around.... More 

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