|Facilities: No facilities are available at Hermit Trail trailhead or along the trail.|
Best Time To Visit: The Hermit Trail is open year-round. The West Rim Drive is open to private vehicles from October through March. At all other times a free shuttle takes visitors to Hermits Rest.
Fees: An entrance fee will be collected to enter the Grand Canyon National Park. There are no additional fees to use the trail.
Accessibility: This area is not handicap accessible.
Rules: Over 250 people each year are rescued from hiking the Grand Canyon. A majority of these people tried to hike to the Colorado River and back in the same day. DO NOT ATTEMPT THIS STUNT!
Directions: To reach The Hermit Trail from South Entrance Station of the Grand Canyon, drive northward on South Entrance, continue to the East Rim Drive/West Rim Drive junction. Bear left on to West Rim Drive and follow it 8 miles, through Grand Canyon Village, to Hermits Rest.
Map: Click here for a map to The Hermit Trail
Reservations: Reservations are not needed or accepted for Hermit Trail.