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Hermit's Rest

West Rim Drive, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ
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West Rim Drive, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Caught shuttle bus out, had done a few walks and needed a rest and toilet stop before more walking back along the trails. Good services.

Thank Stephen F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The West Rim drive is well organized with a free hop on / hop off bus that travels the route every 15 minutes. This is a MUST see and do trip which can easily be done in a few hours (depending on how many stops...More

Thank AZfreebirds
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hermits Rest is a wonderful old building originally used as a rest stop for travelers to the canyon. Of course, today it is a souvenir shop but you can look behind and beyond and imagine what tourists in the old days might have seen. As...More

Thank GAWanderer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the last point on Hermit' s rest shuttle. It's worth a stop only for restrooms, coffee or get a good seat to sit in the bus but not for views. Other points have better views than this one.

Thank Falu25
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We hiked the Rim Trail and ended at Hermit's Rest. The walk/hike was very easy and paved most the way. Was nice to arrive at Hermit's Rest, cute area to look around, with a shop and snack station. Was also nice that you can catch...More

Thank Amanda S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Glad we went to this stop on the shuttle and to read the history of this stop which goes back to the beginning of visitors. Has a snack bar and gift shop with nice books of the area and canyon. The shuttle makes it so...More

Thank klemi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We wanted to see the canyon at sunset so took the shuttle to the west end. The gift shop had already closed (before 5pm) & the trees there block the canyon views. Lots of port o jons. Don't go this far to see a sunset.

Thank Jeana K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is the last stop of the red line. The stop has toilet s. It has gift shop too. Nice view here too

Thank Ray J
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Hermit's Rest is the stopping point of a highly recommended route along the south rim. It's only accessible via the buses. But the views between Hermit's Rest and the village are the best from the rim.

Thank Daryl C
Reviewed 15 October 2017

More amazing views but this is the last shuttle stop before it heads back up. Small place to buy snacks and drinks

Thank Julie W
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6 October 2017|
Response from Lennoxzenon | Reviewed this property |
yes, it would be a good idea. The shuttle going back takes about 45 mins because the route has more stops on the way back. There are a lot of vista points along the way. You will have a good look at the Colorado River... More