January 2, 2018
Constructed in 1914 by Santa Fe Railroad architect Mary Colter, Hermits Rest is located several miles west of Grand Canyon Village on the South Rim.
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The western expanse of the Grand Canyon’s South Rim is incredibly well-traveled, thanks to a free, efficient shuttle system and a very walkable paved Rim Trail. And while the area is hectic and crowded with travelers taking selfies and family photos, winter offers a more secluded opportunity to journey to Mary Colter’s signature Hermit’s Rest.