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Bright Angel Campground

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Reviewed 7 September 2017

On our Rim to rim hike in the canyon, we got lucky to obtain a wilderness permit and we decided to camp at the Bright Angel campground. Upon arrival the ranger (sounded very knowledgeable) immediately visited us and talked us through the rules and precautions...More

1  Thank Sid O
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Our visit to the Grand Canyon was only made complete with a hike to the bottom of the Grand Canyon! We wait-listed on arrival to the national park for 2 days to get a site at this campground. Staff at the top of the canyon...More

2  Thank Robyn S
Reviewed 27 June 2017

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

Thank Tom F
Reviewed 26 May 2017

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

1  Thank terry3124
Reviewed 15 May 2017

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

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Open all year, this campground offers 31 campsites.
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AllenH1
2 September 2017|
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Response from terry3124 | Reviewed this property |
Permits are by lottery. November tends to be the easiest month to get them. The trends for permits are on the national park service site so that can help guide you. You can order meals ahead of time and eat at phantom but... More
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20 April 2017|
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Response from agriffi8 | Reviewed this property |
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
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Not the site I had. I got spotty cell service at Maswick lodge.
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"campsites are well maintained and available next to the creek"
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"Note that this review pertains to the RV park we stayed at. We feel the park's hotels will prove adequate..."
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"Bring an AC charger for your cell phone for pictures. Outlets are in the bathroom."
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"no room but campsite number 10 was awesome"
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