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Grand Canyon: N. Kaibab Trail - Cottonwood Campground 0134

Backpackers just below Cottonwood Campground on the North Kaibab Trail descending deeper into the Grand Canyon.

 

Cottonwood Campground (CCG) is a small campground 6.8 miles below the North Rim of the Grand Canyon on the North Kaibab Trail. .

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To camp in this campground you must obtain a backcountry permit. www.nps.gov/grca/planyourvisit/backcountry-permit.htm

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Every campsite at Cottonwood Campground has a picnic table, pack pole, and metal food storage can. All food, toiletries, and plastics must be placed inside the food storage can..

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Bright Angel Creek nearby offers a cool and refreshing place to get wet. Seasonally (mid-May to mid-Oct) potable drinking water is available at the campground. During other times of the year you should be prepared to filter/treat water obtained from the creek. There are deer, ringtail cats, and squirrels in the area. .

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At Cottonwood Campground, there is an emergency phone, and toilets. Day hike destinations include Roaring Springs, Ribbon Falls, and Manzanita Canyon. NPS photo by Michael Quinn.

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Taken on October 3, 2008