We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Ratings and reviews
  • Excellent8%
  • Very good67%
  • Average25%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“ribbon falls”(4 reviews)
“pit toilets”(4 reviews)
“starry skies”(2 reviews)
View all reviews
Offers 14 campsites.
View all hotel information
Location and contact
North Kaibab Trail, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ 86023
15.6 km to Grand Canyon Airport
4.6 km from Grand Canyon South Rim
View nearby attractions and restaurants
{"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"name":"ibex_photo_carousel"},"scriptFlags":null}
Reviews (12)
Filter reviews
11 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Show reviews that mention
All reviews ribbon falls pit toilets starry skies picnic tables running water bright angel ravens backpack sites icy tent hike rim hiking
Updating list...
1 - 5 of 11 reviews
Reviewed 5 November 2018

Of the three Corridor Trail campgrounds, Cottonwood is by far the most rustic, has the fewest sites, and the smallest sites. But you'll get a picnic table, a box for storing food, a metal pole to hang your backpack, running water (usually) and nice pit...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank drbking
Reviewed 9 July 2018

We stayed two nights at Cottonwood. We hiked South Kaibob trail to Cottonwood on the first day, Cottonwood to the north rim and back on day 2 and then Cottonwood up Bright Angel on the third. It was very warm bordering on hot when we...More

Date of stay: May 2018
2  Thank TravelingBilli
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

This campground was fine as far as it having water and bathrooms. It was a place to stop on the rim to rim. But, this campground has NO cover. It is so hard to keep out of the strong sun here. Other campgrounds had overhangs...More

Date of stay: September 2017
2  Thank hailikpn
Reviewed 31 December 2015 via mobile

Cozy canyon. Worth the 7 mile hike from Bright Angel campground even without the rim trip. The Box and Ribbon Falls excellent. Water and toilets. Easy stream access. Private camp sites. Slightly cooler than BA. Watch the ravens.... They can open your zippers!

Date of stay: December 2015
3  Thank AMY L
Reviewed 20 September 2014

We camped here overnight as we climbed in and out of the canyon from the south rim and loved it. Nice secluded camp sites, water, toilets and picnic tables plus decent campgrounds. 8:00pm quiet curfew good, allowed plenty of time for rest. Make sure you...More

Date of stay: September 2014
4  Thank Millie R
View more reviews
Offers 14 campsites. Less
Number of rooms
Also Known As
Cottonwood Campground Hotel Grand Canyon National Park
United States > Arizona > Grand Canyon National Park
Number of rooms
Also Known As
Cottonwood Campground Hotel Grand Canyon National Park
United States > Arizona > Grand Canyon National Park
Nearby HotelsSee all 3 nearby hotels
Yavapai Lodge
3,341 reviews
4.37 km away
El Tovar Hotel
3,371 reviews
5.42 km away
Maswik Lodge
3,358 reviews
6.18 km away
Grand Canyon Plaza Hotel
2,081 reviews
12.68 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 20 nearby restaurants
Phantom Ranch
244 reviews
.00 km away
Bright Angel Bicycles and Cafe
320 reviews
3.42 km away
El Tovar Lodge Dining Room
5,573 reviews
5.44 km away
Canyon Village Market Place and Deli
788 reviews
4.53 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 108 nearby attractions
Grand Canyon South Rim
21,660 reviews
4.63 km away
South Kaibab Trail
1,564 reviews
3.19 km away
Grand Canyon National Park
484 reviews
5.32 km away
Rim Trail
1,363 reviews
3.07 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Cottonwood Campground staff and past guests.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines

Room Tips

"No rooms available at the tiny primitive campground, and reservations/backcountry permits are required to..."
27 Jan 2014
Read review
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing