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South Rim, Wilderness Trail

Hermit Trail

A direct link to the excitement and romance of the early days at Grand Canyon.

Hermit Trail

Trail Details

The Santa Fe Railway began developing the Hermit Canyon area so that travelers could avoid paying tolls on the Bright Angel Trail. A tramway from Pima Point supplied the tourist camp in Hermit Canyon.

Hermit Trail map 2017

Trail Guide

To find specific trailhead locations and view topography, check out the official National Park Service guide.

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