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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  • Wonderful views! Worth the extra time to get here. Not very crowded area as most people seem to stay close to the "tourist-frequented" areas.  more »
  • Take the red route shuttle bus from being angel trailhead to Hermits Rest. From here take the trail down into the canyon and follow the signs to hermit creek trail. There are two other trails along th...  more »
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