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4 1/2 miles down Bright Angel Trail going towards Phantom Ranch, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ 86023
8.9 miles to Grand Canyon National Park Airport
1.4 miles from Grand Canyon South Rim
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Reviewed November 12, 2018

Not able to get an overnight permit, we decided to hike to Indian Gardens and back to the rim in one day. It was a nice cool area to rest before the hike back up to the rim. There is water to refill you containers...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Tony B
Reviewed November 11, 2018

After a long trek down, enjoy Indian Gardens for lunchtime refreshment. A beautiful oasis after some hours on this amazing trail. Located close enough to the bottom that you can almost feel the majesty of the Colorado River. Great camp spot.

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank DarcyM154
Reviewed November 4, 2018

Of the three Corridor Trail campgrounds, Indian Garden has the largest campsites, the most toilets (pit) and water sources, and an info center with a small lending library. What it doesn't have is good creek access or great views of the night sky (lots of...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank drbking
Reviewed May 9, 2018

We stayed here in April and the weather was perfect - definitely hot but not more than 90 degrees at the hottest time of day (mild in a place that can reach over 110 in the summer). This was our last of three nights at...More

Date of stay: April 2018
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Reviewed February 5, 2018

Who knew this was here? After hiking down steep switchbacks for 4.5 miles, you arrive at Indian Garden on relatively "flat" terrain (nothing is really flat here). The cacti that came into view a mile back are now larger and more prolific, there are trees...More

Date of stay: January 2018
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Offers 15 campsites. Less
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Indian Garden Hotel Grand Canyon National Park
United States > Arizona > Grand Canyon National Park
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Also Known As
Indian Garden Hotel Grand Canyon National Park
United States > Arizona > Grand Canyon National Park
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Vanessa J
November 7, 2016|
Response from Cpllagoski | Reviewed this property |
It took us just under 5 hours from Indian Garden to the South Rim going up the Bright Angel Trail. But we also had 20 lbs. backpacks.
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"All the campsites are lovely"
May 9, 2018
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"This is not a hotel, but a day use area and campground. We were merely passing through."
Feb 5, 2018
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"You must have a backcountry permit to camp here...you pick the campsite, first come first served."
May 9, 2016
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"You need backcountry permits to camp in the Canyon, and reservations to stay at the campsites."
Jan 27, 2014
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