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Address: West Rim Drive, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ
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Great Views!

Great views located in this area. We were looking forward to a snack but unfortunately, it was not open. (It was after 5) We were able to get some water, which sufficed.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Weatherford, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Last stop on the red line shuttle is Hermits Rest. Good history, scenic and picnic spot but should not be destination for a meal unless you bring your own.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great views located in this area. We were looking forward to a snack but unfortunately, it was not open. (It was after 5) We were able to get some water, which sufficed.

Thank Robert M
Sacramento, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Not as dramatic as I had hoped for. A ho-hum finish after a wonderful hike. Small gift shop and some historical info. Expensive snacks water and bathrooms.

Thank Sue C
Mannheim, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

In summer you get here by shuttle only and the view is OK. Shuttle supports staying here for sunset (cant comment because we had several thunderstorms when we were here)

Thank Matilda F
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Another great viewpoint on the Rim Trail but with an added bonus of restrooms, snacks and pretty good coffee as well as a gift shop. Start the rim trail here and work our way to the other end. if you get tired hop on the convenient shuttle to the next viewpoint.

Thank lmactravel
Roanoke, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We actually enjoyed the Shuttle Bus ride more than the stop at Hermit's Rest. Along the ride we opted to exit a the Hopi Point and Pima Point overlooks; it was nice to be able to see sections of the Colorado River and rapids far below. Like everything else we experienced in the Grand Canyon National Park, the ride was... More 

Thank Mike O
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hermit's rest is the last stop of busline that brings u to some stops at the southern rim of the Grand Canyon. Although it's a 11 km ride by bus with lots of stops you should go there and enjoy another spectacular view

Thank HaraldBerin
Littleton, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A little bit of a walk that can be a bit challenging & steep on the way up for folks with some issues... but it is paved. This is the furthest point on the South Rim and full of the wonderful history you would expect... we saw a condor sailing around and they have the BIGGEST Ravens you've ever seen... More 

Thank Corey S
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We got an early shuttle bus to avoid the crowds and got here by 8am, hoping for a decent coffee and a pasty to start our day. Try and have breakfast before you go, neither the coffee or the service were great! The views however are spectacular, and this is really why you're here. The shuttle buses stop at every... More 

Thank Helen S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The red bus line takes tourists to several stops before reaching Hermit's Rest. Each view is wonderful, not to be missed. We did not hike down Hermit's Rest but enjoyed bathrooms, lunch, soft drinks, and ice cream after our busy morning.

Thank Wolfegangs

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