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Bright Angel Campground

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About This Campground

State Park

The area is characterized by the river delta where Bright Angel Creek meets the Colorado River. There is a ranger station, emergency phone, pay phones, year-round potable water, and toilets. To reach this campground you can travel the South Kaibab Trail (and cross the black bridge) or the Bright…

Reservation Info

Permits are required in order to stay at this campground. Please visit https://www.nps.gov/grca/planyourvisit/backcountry-permit.htm for permit information.

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Access

  • Hike-In
    Backcountry sites.
  • Boat-In
    Sites accessible by watercraft.

Stay Connected

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Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • Group
  • Cabins

Features

For Campers

  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Reservable
  • Drinking Water
  • Toilets

Reviews

11 Reviews of Bright Angel Campground

Ratings Breakdown

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Dennis A.
Reviewed Apr. 8, 2021

A little work to get here!!!!!

What a phenomenal place to camp.  After a long hike have an awesome place like this to stay is amazing.  To camp here requires a long days hiking and the anticipation of an even longer day getting out.  Camping along bright Angel creek is absolutely the most amazing place ever.  Any other campers…

  • Cantina and Lemonade
  • Food Storage to protect it from the critters
  • Family Pic on the Hike in!!!!
Month of VisitDecember
Shelagh R.
Reviewed Feb. 3, 2021

Comfortable and beautiful

If anyone is hoping for a secluded backcountry experience, they will be disappointed with Bright Angel Campground. However, everyone else should be pretty happy with this beautiful place.

We went in December and the leaves were all yellow, making the creek especially pretty. For those used to…

  • View of Bright Angel Campground from a bridge over Bright Angel Creek in December.
  • View from inside a tent at Bright Angel Campground in December. Food storage box, picnic table, and views for days.
  • No fires are allowed in the campground, but there are designated areas for stoves.
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Month of VisitJanuary

Location

Bright Angel Campground is located in Arizona

Directions

Bright Angel Campground (CBG) is at the bottom of the Grand Canyon, 9.9 miles from the South Rim and 14 miles from the North Rim. The campground is 1/2 mile north of the Colorado River, and sits along Bright Angel Creek. The campground is less than 1/2 mile from Phantom Ranch.

Coordinates

36.101788 N
112.096154 W

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