Hermit Trail, Grand Canyon National Park

4.6
#5 of 16 in Trails in Grand Canyon National 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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  • High stepping on the first 1/2 mile or so; great views- made it to the Springs and back- regret we didn't go farther.  more »
  • Hermit's Trail was our exit from the canyon after a four day camping trip (with Wildland Trekking Company - see my separate review of same date). We had entered the canyon via the much easier Bright A...  more »
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