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2.0 of 5 Cabin/Campground   |   Grand Canyon National Park, AZ
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Bright Angel Campground
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Corona, California
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hiked down from the South Kaibab. Deer in and around the stream/creek behind our campsite. Short walk to the Bright Angel Lodge for lemonade. Also short walk to ranger program for kids. Quiet, peaceful and cool (82 degrees March 24-27).

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Atlanta, Georgia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

This was my first time in Grand Canyon so I have a small window into the experience but I had a great time camping here 2 nights in early February. There is a ranger station nearby so I felt secure. The sites are close together so you can't avoid seeing neighbors but I was too grateful to have flushing toilet... More

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Pompton Lakes, NJ
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41 reviews 41 reviews
20 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013 via mobile

We hiked down South Kaibab trail in July. Considering hot weather, we had an early start, and arrived to Bright Angel Campground by 9 am. The individual sites were available on first-come first-serve basis, and early arrival helped us pick a perfect location with easy access to Bright Angel Creek and drinking water. The water in Bright Angel Creek is... More

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New York City, New York
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

You need to hike down a vertical mile to stay overnight at this campground. And don't forget in the Grand Canyon, what goes down must go up! We stayed one night at Bright Angel campground and it was great fun. Sure at 3pm in the sun it was a balmy 120 F (48C) but there is the creek and the... More

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Paris, France
15 reviews 15 reviews
10 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013

We were unlucky to get Phantom Ranch and decided to camp, although we are not used to. For people coming from abroad, it can be useful to know that it's possible to rent a tent and maybe other stuff at General Store of Grand Canyon Village. We didn't know and brought our own. It was great experience and finally we... More

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Edison, New Jersey
Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
32 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2013

We hiked down SK trail and stayed 2 nights at this campground. One has to get permit (apply 4 months in advance) from NPS. The campsite is right next to bright angel creek. They have flushing toilets - a luxury in any camping; and we are talking abt camping in middle of grand canyon! No showers, but it's ok. Reserve... More

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Troy, Michigan
14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2013

My husband and I came down the SK trail and camped here overnight and then back up the BA trail. This was almost a magical experience being surrounded by the granite gorge walls, looking up at the stars, listening to the Bright Angel stream. We would have loved to spend more time down here. Sure, it's very basic...bathrooms with flush... More

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Salt Lake City, Utah
Top Contributor
86 reviews 86 reviews
54 hotel reviews
268 helpful votes 268 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2012

We just returned from a long awaited second visit to Bright Angel Campground. I had learned from my first visit that I wanted more time at the bottom of the canyon. Since I had made the effort to get down there I wanted time to enjoy the visit. So this time I had asked for and received two nights at... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

Wonderful camping area!!! Very quiet, all you listen too is the trees blowing and the creek flowing. Having actual toilets was a nice surprise! We only stayed one night but would’ve stayed longer if we could have. Will definitely visit this campground again. You make this trip for the sights along the trail/river and this campground didn’t do anything to... More

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Boyertown, Pennsylvania
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

It took us about 5 hours to reach Bright Angel camp (with plenty of photo ops and rest stops) from the Bright Angel Trailhead and we spent the rest of the day cooling off in the creek before hiking out the next day. The thermometer in the sun maxed out at 140 so staying in the shade and near the... More

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Also Known As:
Bright Angel Campground Hotel
Bright Angel Campground Hotel Grand Canyon National Park
Address: Grand Canyon National Park, AZ
Location: United States > Arizona > Grand Canyon National Park
Hotel Style:
Ranked #4 of 21 Specialty lodging in Grand Canyon National Park
Hotel Class:2 star — Bright Angel Campground 2*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Open all year, this campground offers 31 campsites. ... more   less 

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