EASY | MODERATE | HARD
1. EasySouth Kaibab Trail-Bright Angel Trail Loop (Corridor Zone) First timer? This 13.7-mile route is the classic intro. Camp at Bright Angel and Indian Gardens. It’s popular, but you can beat the crowds by going in winter (temps are moderate at the bottom, icy at top). Trip ID: 56089
Grand central Total camper count for the purple zones in 2009: 62,038. Two out of three overnight backpackers in the park stay here—the majority in Bright Angel, Cottonwood, and Indian Garden Campgrounds.