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Indian Garden

4 1/2 miles down Bright Angel Trail going towards Phantom Ranch, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ
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Oasis on the trail

This is a beautiful, shaded area to re-fill your water and rest before the rough hike out of the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
usa.az.explorer
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arizona
Great campground

Indian Garden is a great campground (permit required) for an overnight stop heading into or out of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
drbking
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silver spring
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A resting point on the trail to the bottom of the Grand Canyon where you can refill your water bottles.
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“rest stop” (5 reviews)
“running water” (4 reviews)
“plateau point” (10 reviews)
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4 1/2 miles down Bright Angel Trail going towards Phantom Ranch, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a beautiful, shaded area to re-fill your water and rest before the rough hike out of the canyon. It looks like a nice camping area but I did not camp here.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Indian Garden is a great campground (permit required) for an overnight stop heading into or out of the GC from the south rim. restrooms and running water are available. There's a creek you can soak your feet in.

Thank drbking
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We hiked down to the bottom of the canyon from South Kaibab Trail and used Bright Angel Trail coming up to get two different perspectives of trails of the Grand Canyon. This was a great way to hike. The two trails are totally different in...More

Thank Craig2220222
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Indian Garden is a nice rest area not too far from the river. It is shaded and has water available. If you're in need of some shade, this is a perfect place to find.

Thank Pkrekeler
Reviewed 24 October 2017

Very green and lush in the middle off the dry canyon. Bathroom is clean and water is easily available. We camped and the grounds are clean and quiet. It is a 1.5 mile hike to Prospect Point which is a must side trip. We went...More

Thank Patrick G
Reviewed 15 October 2017

We stopped at Indian Garden after having hiking down the South Kaibab Trail to Phantom Ranch (bottom of canyon) and then up Bright Angel Trail. We were dead (not literally but almost) tired and Indian Garden was wonderful. There are toilets and plenty of water....More

Thank gsm1121
Reviewed 13 October 2017

Stopped here on our way from phantom ranch to top of canyon. Had an late breakfast - early lunch. nice picnic area, shaded, water ann bathroom. Friendly squirrels.

Thank twoscratchy
Reviewed 4 October 2017

I have been to Indian Garden 3 times now. The first time I hiked down the Bright Angel Trail to Plateau Point. The next time was on a rim-rim-rim 2 day trip. Most recently, we passed through Indian Garden on our way out of the...More

Thank dremmettdc
Reviewed 20 September 2017

Have camped here and rested here multiple times. it is really nice to find some shade and rest, cool off in the stream. Lots of places to sit near water source, picnic tables in rest area. Huge cottonwood trees provide shade. The camping is great,...More

Thank Todd G
Reviewed 20 September 2017

Camped here while hiking the Bright Angel Trail up from the river. Every campsite had a covered picnic table, which was nice to sit under and get out of the sun after hiking all morning. Fresh water available for refilling bottles and reservoirs. The bathrooms...More

Thank Jay_Kay_Donovan
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