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West Rim Drive begins at the junction of East Rim Drive and South Entrance Road. The roadway leads westward through Grand Canyon Village and on to Hermits Rest. West Rim Drive is closed to vehicular traffic daily through the spring, summer and fall. During these times a Park Shuttle takes visitors along West Rim Drive and stops at each scenic vista along the route. A Hikers Shuttle takes backpackers from the Bright Angel Trailhead to Hermits Rest and to points along East Rim Drive.

Elevation: 6,860 Feet

Ending elevation: 6,790 Feet

Distance: 8 Miles

Directions: From South Entrance, Drive northward less than five miles to West Rim drive on your left.

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Grand Canyon National Park

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Telephone Number: (928) 638-7888
The details, dates, and prices mentioned here were accurate at the time of publication.

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