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Bright Angel Campground (Arizona)

Grand Canyon Village, Arizona 86023
928-638-7888
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Regions
Campsite Types
  • Cabin
  • Tent
Season:

Year Round

Elevation:

2,480

# of Campsites:

33

Bright Angel Overview

Bright Angel campground is located in the bottom of the Grand Canyon along Bright Angel creek and 1/2 mile north of the Colorado River. The campground is accessed via the Bright Angel Trail (about 10 miles from the South Rim), the South Kaibab Trail (about 7 miles from South Rim/ Yaki Point), or via the North Kaibab Trail (14 miles from the North Rim). Campers can spend two consecutive nights at the campground (per hike), except during Nov 15 – Feb 28 when you can stay up to four consecutive nights per hike.

Bright Angel campground has 33 tent campsites. Each site has a table, 2 ammo boxes (to store food) and area to pitch a tent. The campground has a ranger station, drinking water and flush toilets. A Backcountry Permit is required to stay overnight at Bright Angel campground. Phantom Ranch is less than 1/2 mile from the campground and has a snack bar.  You can also have dinner at Phantom Ranch Lodge, but reservations are required in advance (303-2978-2757). Cabins are also available for rent at Phantom Ranch. Reservations should be made well in advance for the popular months (spring through fall).

Indian Garden campground is located about half way back up (or down) the Bight Angel Trail. It has 16 tent-only campsites. Backcountry Permit/Reservations required.

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Park:

Grand Canyon National Park

Amenities
  • Amphitheater
  • Cafe
  • Camp Store
  • Campfire Center
  • Campsite Tables
  • Drinking Water
  • Equestrian trail
  • Picnic Tables
  • Ranger Station
  • Shade Structure
  • Snack Bar
Activities
  • Backpacking
  • Beach
  • Beach Access
  • Bird Watching
  • Creek
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Historic Sites
  • Horseback riding
  • Nature Trails
  • Photography
  • Picnicking
  • River
  • Stargazing
  • Swimming
  • Walking Trails
  • Wildlife Viewing

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Bright Angel Campground Phantom Ranch
Bright Angel Campground Phantom Ranch Cabins
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