Outbound Collective logo

The Best Camping in Grand Canyon Village

Looking for the best camping in Grand Canyon Village? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Grand Canyon Village. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top camping spots in and near Grand Canyon Village

  • Grand Canyon Village, Arizona

    Plateau Point via Bright Angel Trail

    4.8
    12.27 mi / 3000 ft gain
    Start off at Bright Angel Trailhead, then hike down into the Grand Canyon on one of the higher-quality trails. Hiking down to Plateau Point (furthest option) is well worth it. The hike down is a total of 6 miles, with a 3,000 foot drop in elevation. As you can imagine, this means the way back ou...
    Read more
  • Grand Canyon Village, Arizona

    Backpack the Bright Angel Trailhead to Indian Garden Campground

    4.0
    8.98 mi / 3060 ft gain
    The trail begins just outside of the Grand Canyon village at the Bright Angel Trailhead. The hike begins to descend immediately in continuous switchbacks. The trail can get very icy so shoe traction devices, while not necessary, are very useful. Along the trail there are rest houses at the 1/3 an...
    Read more
  • Grand Canyon Village, Arizona

    Tonto Trail to Monument Creek

    28.67 mi / 7598 ft gain
    Tonto Trail to Monument Creek is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Grand Canyon, Arizona.
    Read more
  • Grand Canyon Village, Arizona

    Camp at Mather Campground, Grand Canyon NP

    4.5
    Mather campground provides forest camping at its best while visiting the beautiful South Rim of the Grand Canyon. Spacious RV, tent, group and even horse sites are available in this well kept facility. The area also provides clean restrooms, water, dump station and showers (additional cost) if yo...
    Read more
  • Grand Canyon Village, Arizona

    Indian Garden to Colorado River Trail

    6.11 mi / 2254 ft gain
    Indian Garden to Colorado River Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Grand Canyon, Arizona.
    Read more
  • Grand Canyon Village, Arizona

    Backpack Hermit Trail into the Grand Canyon

    4.0
    16 mi / 4000 ft gain
    Not many people envision their romantic Valentine's Day getaway as a grueling 8 mile hike into the Grand Canyon, but I couldn't think of anything better! If you're planning a trip for the busier summer months, be sure to call ahead or fill out a backcountry permit request to make sure you get a c...
    Read more
  • Grand Canyon Village, Arizona

    Backpack the Grand Canyon's South Rim

    5.0
    30.1 mi / 4541 ft gain
    If you want to see the real Grand Canyon, this is it. The 3 day backpacking will take you down into the canyon to where few people visit. Although the South Kaibab trail is steep, has no shade cover and water and the views are gorgeous. It is best to start from the South Kaibab, hike down to the ...
    Read more
  • Grand Canyon Village, Arizona

    Phantom Ranch via the South Kaibab & Bright Angel Loop

    5.0
    21.58 mi / 4314 ft gain
    There are many ways in and out of the Grand Canyon but the most popular loop is to descend from the South Rim, heading down the steeper South Kaibab Trail and returning up via the easier Bright Angel Trail. Your adventure starts early to beat the sun (and get the views). After getting your permi...
    Read more
  • Grand Canyon Village, Arizona

    Backpack to the Grand Canyon's Cremation Canyon

    10.4 mi / 3973 ft gain
    The Grand Canyon is over 277 miles long and is full of unique geological formations in all sorts of colors. One of the most striking aspects of the Grand Canyon is its immense scale and the dynamic landscapes it has to offer. There's something about it that makes it extremely difficult to fully c...
    Read more
  • Grand Canyon Village, Arizona

    Backpack from the Grand Canyon's Cremation Canyon to Utah Flats

    4 mi / 2527 ft gain
    Note: The spot on the map is the beginning of the hike into Cremation Canyon Campground. For the full report on getting there, check out this adventure.Heading out of the campsite at Cremation Canyon, look for hints of a trail where you will scramble up, following other boot prints and cairns tha...
    Read more
  • Grand Canyon Village, Arizona

    South Kaibab, Phantom Ranch, and Bright Angel Trail Loop

    16.8 mi / 6870 ft gain
    South Kaibab, Phantom Ranch, and Bright Angel Trail Loop is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Grand Canyon, Arizona.
    Read more
  • North Rim, Arizona

    Phantom Ranch to Ribbon Falls via North Kaibab Trail

    11.98 mi / 3320 ft gain
    Phantom Ranch to Ribbon Falls via North Kaibab Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you to stunning Ribbon Falls in Grand Canyon National Park located near North Rim, Arizona. This trail makes for a long hike especially if doing it one day, so be sure to pack plenty of water, snacks, and sun...
    Read more
  • North Rim, Arizona

    Phantom Ranch Village, North Kaibab, River to South Kaibab Trail Loop

    2.47 mi / 823 ft gain
    Phantom Ranch Village, North Kaibab, River to South Kaibab Trail Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near North Rim, Arizona.
    Read more
  • North Rim, Arizona

    Ribbon Falls in Grand Canyon NP

    5.0
    17.57 mi / 4521 ft gain
    Although this hike can feasibly done in a day, it is highly recommended that you spend more than one day in this area and visit the falls as a side trip on a larger trip. The closest campsites to Ribbon Falls are Cottonwood Campground and the Bright Angel Campground at Phantom Ranch.  Ribbon Fal...
    Read more
  • North Rim, Arizona

    Rainbow Falls and Cottonwood Canyon via North Kaibab Trail

    17 mi / 7369 ft gain
    Rainbow Falls and Cottonwood Canyon via North Kaibab Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near North Rim, Arizona.
    Read more
  • North Rim, Arizona

    North Kaibab Trail to Colorado River

    28.35 mi / 9974 ft gain
    North Kaibab Trail to Colorado River is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near North Rim, Arizona.
    Read more