Phantom Ranch, at the bottom of the Grand Canyon, is a popular destination for both hikers and mule riders. Overnight hiker dormitories and cabins can be reserved and meals are available for purchase.
Advance reservations for meals and lodging at Phantom Ranch are required. Reservations are made through Xanterra, 888-297-2757, and can be made up to 13 months in advance.
The park's Backcountry Information Center does not make reservations for Phantom Ranch lodging or meals. Overnight guests of Phantom Ranch who have advance reservations do not need to obtain backcountry camping permits.
Reservations for meals and lodging are required.
An NPS backcountry permit is not required for overnight stays at the dormitories or cabins at Phantom Ranch. Call 303-297-2757 or 888-297-2757. Make reservations on-line at http://www.grandcanyonlodges.com/lodging/phantom-ranch/
Beginning in January 2019, Phantom Ranch reservations will be made through an online lottery system. More.
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