Hermit Trail, Grand Canyon National Park

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#5 of 15 in Trails in Grand Canyon National Park
Hiking Trail · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
Take the scenic route through the Grand Canyon by hiking Hermit Trail. This challenging route takes visitors through historic sections of the canyon, all the way to the Colorado River. The trail spans 14.3 km (8.9 mi) and reaches elevations of 2,020 m (6,640 ft). The trail draws mostly experienced canyon hikers, so come prepared with proper hiking shoes, food, water, and equipment. The road to the start of the trail is closed to private vehicles, so plan to take the shuttle bus. Make Hermit Trail part of your personalized Grand Canyon National Park itinerary using our Grand Canyon National Park online travel route builder.
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  • While in the park, take the time walk this trail. Like other trails, views are stunning and you won't be disappointed.  more »
  • Great trip camp at bottom was bit hard to locate but we managed. When we got to the Canyon edge the wind nearly blew us and our big backpacks away. Came out of nowhere blasting us with sand, had to....  more »
  • My wife and I finally obtained a permit to hike the canyon after many denied requests. We had a 3 day backpacking trip down the hermit trail with 2 nights at Hermit Creek campground. Day one we hiked....  more »

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