Grand Canyon National Park Indian Garden Campground

Bright Angel Trail passes through Indian Garden Campground, which is a beautiful riparian area filled with cottonwood trees. A small creek passes through on its way to the Colorado River. The area is home to a small deer herd and offers a wonderful place to rest out of sun. Indian Garden is 4.5 miles below the South Rim and takes about 2 hours of hiking time. The return trip from Indian Garden to the South Rim via the Bright Angel Trail takes about 4 hours. There is a small campground and ranger station. Mule trains stop to rest on their way to Plateau Point or Phantom Ranch. Plateau Point ( is 1.5 miles from Indian Garden and a makes a nice day hike (from Indian Garden) with excellent panoramic views of the Colorado River. Another interesting day hike from Indian Garden is to take the Tonto Trail eastward to Pipe Spring.

$149.95
It can be tricky to balance urban life with your hiking passion, but a day spent exploring new trails followed by a...
Price subject to change | Available through Backcountry.com
Currently Viewing Grand Canyon National Park Indian Garden Campground
Featured Park
Two deserts, two large ecosystems whose characteristics are determined primarily by elevation, come together at Joshua Tree National Park. The Colorado Desert encompasses the eastern part of the park and features natural gardens of creosote bush...
Featured Wildlife
Maine ocean islands provide the only nesting sites for Atlantic puffins in the United States. Eastern Egg Rock in the midcoast region, Seal Island and Matinicus Rock at the mouth of Penobscot Bay, and Machias Seal Island and Petit Manan Island off the downeast coast provide habitat for more than 4,000 puffins each summer.
Currently Viewing Grand Canyon National Park Indian Garden Campground