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Grand Canyon National Park: Hermit Rd First Trail View

 

View to the northeast from First Trail View along the Hermit Road (West Rim Drive) on the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park. Several sets of stairs access two main viewing areas.

 

This viewpoint offers a spectacular view of the Bright Angel Trail switchbacking through the canyon below. Also visible, along the rim, is the Historic District of Grand Canyon Village, including the prominent El Tovar Hotel. This is the first overlook on the Hermit Road, 0.7 miles, 1.1 km from Grand Canyon Village via the paved footpath.

 

Photo credit: NPS, Michael Quinn via Flickr

 

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Taken on October 12, 2009