Hermit Trail, Grand Canyon National Park

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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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  • Just look at the photos I have included to see the beauty that is The Grand Canyon and Hermit Trail. The trail itself I found to be rather challenging, especially hiking back up, going down wasn’t too...  more »
  • Courtesy of the Just Roughin It trekking Company, I walked with my daughter, three great guys and our leader Jason Hamburger in the Grand Canyon in October 18. What a blast! Jason's leadership was inf...  more »
  • Hermit Trail has a bit of everything - great views, steep trails and easy walks between viewpoints. There’s a gift shop and snack shack at the final stop and shuttle buses if you can’t quite make the ...  more »
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