Hermit Trail

Grand Canyon, Arizona 86023

Hermit Trail

Hermit Trail Professional Guide

Detailed Trail Description from our Guidebook

"A backpack of three or more days, surveying a deep tributary canyon below the western reaches of the South Rim. From March 1 through November 30, Hermit Road is closed to private

During this time a free shuttle bus offers access to Hermits Rest every 15 and 30 minutes from about 5:15 a.m. to sunset each day. You can board the shuttle bus at the Hermits Rest Transfer shuttle bus stop. Drinking water, toilets, garbage collection, a pay telephone, pop machine, snack bar, and curio shop are available at Hermits Rest."

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Trail Information

Grand Canyon
Nearby City
4,290 feet
Elevation Gain
Trail Type
Skill Level
Best: Mar through June; Sept through Nov
6,640 feet
Trailhead Elevation
2,350 feet
Top Elevation
Grand Canyon National Park
Local Contacts
USGS quad: Grand Canyon; Trails Illustrated Grand Canyon National Park; Earthwalk Grand Canyon National Park
Local Maps

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