eme1908.jpg (41779 bytes) The Phantom Ranch of the Grand Canyon!

What's it like?

A couple of Historic photos and some others by Mike Quinn!

Current View From
the Canyon's
Yavapai Point

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Current View From Yavapai Point, Grand Canyon National Park


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Relaxing by the pool at Phantom Ranch after a hard hike!

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Why did they take the pool out? What year was that?

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Ranch veteran Charlie Bongo getting ready for the famous Stew Dinner!

Phantom Ranch, designed by Mary Jane Colter, and built in 1922, is the only lodging facility located below the rim of the canyon! Accommodations consist of cabins or dorms. Dorms are segregated by gender. Cabins have bunk beds, sinks and toilets. Showers are provided at a central location. Dinner and breakfast is served but must be reserved in advance. Snacks and drinks are available during the day and at a social hour in the evening. You must either hike, ride a mule or come by rafting on the Colorado River.
Most of the time a space at the ranch is hard to get. They are almost always booked.

For a Reservation call:
Tel: 928 638-2631 Grand Canyon Switchboard
Central Reservations in Denver Tel 888-297-2757 or 303-297-2757

Fax: 303 297-3175

Phantom Ranch!
The Main Ranch House where they serve breakfast, dinner, and snacks! Dinner is your choice of hearty stew or steak. They have two seatings.

Cool Cottonwoods!
Lovely, cool, Cottonwoods!

Changing leaves!
The leaves change color in the winter!

Mule Rides

One-Day Trips

A one day ride goes into the Canyon to Plateau Point.

Overnight Trips

Overnight trips stay the night at Phantom Ranch, a rustic oasis nestled deep in the Canyon.

For a Reservation call: Tel: 928 638-2631 Fax: 303 297-3175
Central Reservations in Denver Tel 888-297-2757 or 303-297-2757

Here is the official lodging website http://www.grandcanyonlodges.com

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