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Hermit Trail, Grand Canyon National Park
(4.7/5 based on 170+ reviews on the web)
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. A visit to Hermit Trail represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Grand Canyon National Park vacation route planner to plot your vacation.
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  • This trail is even not listed on the pocket trail map on the National Park, so it attracts way less people as compared with Bright Angel trail. Nevertheless, this is the trail you need to take if you ...  more »
  • During the hike you always have a beautiful view of the Grand Canyon. Fairly flat walk, sometimes the path at 2 metres of the cayon.
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  • 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 ...  more »