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I can't improve upon RaktimRay's evocative description below but wish to clarify something: the junction he mentioned is the 2.4 km (one-way) trail to a Plateau Point (where the water was not working a few days ago.) It did not seem well marked as he...More
This campground is well maintained and the park ranger couldn't have been friendlier. She answered a lot of our questions and gave us suggestions on how to add to our experiences. Don't forget to enter the lottery if you want to camp here as so...More
Indian garden is located roughly halfway through the Bright Angel trail and is an important stop for almost all hikers. It has water throughout the year and is the last place to fill up your bottle if you are headed down to the Colorado as...More
We day hiked on the Bright Angel Trail out to Plateau Point, and stopped at the day use area at Indian Gardens for rest before our hike out. It was a comfortable place to relax near the creek, and close to the restrooms and water....More
We hiked to Phantom Ranch and back via Bright Angel Trail on July 23 - 24, 2016. Indian Garden is lushly shaded, has benches to rest on and restrooms. It is also the LAST water stop before Phantom Ranch so make sure that you fill...More
How long should we budget for a hike from Indian Garden to the Rim up the Bright Angel trail? We're a group of first-time hikers going in early February. Planning on driving to Sedona after and wonderig if we can plan on making it for a sunset dinner. Thanks!
7 November 2016|
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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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"You must have a backcountry permit to camp here...you pick the campsite, first come first served."