Inner Canyon located in Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona is a camping area in the Grand Canyon. Those wishing to camp overnight below the canyon rim will need to get a permit from the Backcountry Office. Camping permits should be applied for as many as four months in advance.
The cost of camping permits is $20 a permit in addition to $4 each person each night of the stay. Those without a reservation can be put on a waiting list. Xanterra Parks and Resorts can arrange mule rides from the South Rim. The trip takes two days to go the Colorado River and back. Those staying overnight can find accommodations at the Phantom Ranch. There are restrictions on mule riding that visitors should make themselves aware of beforehand.
The Inner Canyon can also be reached by foot. There are extreme areas in the inner canyon and hikers should be adequately prepared for the journey. There are no permits need to take a day hike below the rim. Visitors to the canyon should be prepared for the heat and changing terrain.
The Grand Canyon National Park's Inner Canyon is a great place to plan on spending a few days. The beautiful surroundings and the fact that it takes two days to get to the River and back make it perfect for camping out.
Read about other Grand Canyon Village tourist attractions:
- Hualapai Hilltop - Grand Canyon National Park, AZ - the hill where the Haulapi trail begins
- Grand Canyon Field Institute - Grand Canyon National Park, AZ - an institute dedicated to preserving the Grand Canyon
- Mooney Falls - Grand Canyon National Park, AZ - one of the waterfalls on the Havasupai Indian Reservation
- Indian Garden - Grand Canyon National Park, AZ - a campground at nearly 4,000 feet
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