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This is an awesome hike and well worth seeing the nature the Grand Canyon has to offer. Highly... read more

Reviewed 27 January 2019
Mark42139
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New York City, New York
Just Outstanding

Just look at the photos I have included to see the beauty that is The Grand Canyon and Hermit... read more

Reviewed 29 November 2018
ZakShaw
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Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
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Trailhead on the South Rim, 500 feet west of Hermit's Rest, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ
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Reviewed 27 January 2019

This is an awesome hike and well worth seeing the nature the Grand Canyon has to offer. Highly recommended!

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 29 November 2018 via mobile

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 bad, but going back up was hard. Like...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 6 November 2018

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 informative, interesting and challenging. It gave us the opportunity not only...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

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 walk.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 22 July 2018

So glad that my family and I went to the various locations along the scenic sensation of the Grand Canyon.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Karen D
Reviewed 3 May 2018

We enjoyed the views from here and visiting the gift shop. You can even get something to eat. Buses were loaded dropping people off. We saw several elk grazing near the road. Busy location, but worth it.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 9 March 2018

You get to the Dripping Springs Trail by going down the Hermit Trail which starts at the end of the Hermit Road and the trail junction is well signed and it is a pretty good trail. The hike there and back was better than the...More

Date of experience: April 2017
4  Thank Jim R
Reviewed 5 February 2018

This was our first experience at hiking down into Grand Canyon and we did not know how far we would go. In the space of about an hour, we managed to walk down 600 feet in elevation and about 1.6 miles in distance. Not sure...More

Date of experience: January 2018
2  Thank 17KAG
Reviewed 14 November 2017

We did a 3 day backpack here mid-October. Our trip coincided with the end of a long trail-maintenance endeavor on just below Maria Springs. The sections that were previously sketchy do to rock slides and neglect are now cleaned up nicely! This is a TERRIFIC...More

Date of experience: October 2017
5  Thank ExploreAZcouple
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Yes! Do this trail. It was originally constructed as a trail by the Santa Fe Railroad and Fred Harvey as a way to guide guests down to a campsite and river access. I think it went into disuse in the 1930's and now is still...More

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank Zoom_Gotti
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Peter T
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I wouldn't say it's more difficult. But you begin the hike by walking down rocky, chipped away stairs that were part of the original construction when a resort was here (probably eighty years ago). That's all. Forty minutes... More
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