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After a long hot hike it was wonderful to sit in the creek and cool off. The campsites are level, spacious and all have shade at one time of day or another (creekside campsites are very shaded). The nearby canyon wall provides a great backdrop....More
My husband and i are avid backpackers and have hiked into the Grand Canyon multiple times. We recently hiked down South Kaibab and up Bright Angel trail; we stayed at Bright Angel Campground for two nonconsecutive nights ( with one night at Cottonwood and one...More
Beautiful place to rest after a long hike. I strongly suggest putting your feet into Bright Angel Creek after hiking down here. Camp sites have anti-squirrel boxes. It is very important to put all of your food in those boxes! There are a couple places...More
This is a must do if you legs can handle the hike. We hiked down South Kaibab and stay one night and Bright Angel and then took the Bright Angel Trail back to the rim.
Camping permits need to be applied for in advance, the...More
Spectacular campground right along the creek. We hiked down South Kaibab in May & stayed two nights along the creek. The Park Rangers are absolutely the best and so helpful and are always present for anything you might need. Phantom Ranch was a short hike...More
You request the hiking permit. Once it is paid for and approved then you dont have to do anything else. When you get to the bottom you simply pick an empty site and set up camp. A ranger will come along and check your hiking... More
You request the hiking permit. Once it is paid for and approved then you dont have to do anything else. When you get to the bottom you simply pick an empty site and set up camp. A ranger will come along and check your hiking permit. The same rules apply for Cottonwood and Indian Garden.