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Canyon de Chelly National Monument

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Address: Chinle, AZ 86503
Phone Number: 928-674-5500
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Activities: Hiking, Camping, Driving, Four-wheeling, Horseback riding
Description: Red cliff and canyon walls that are home to ancient Indian ruins.

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remote, stunnning red rock canyon

Canyon De Chelly is sacred Navajo land remotely located within the reservation. Two scenic drives with several lookout stops afford views down into the canyon. To access the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Canyon De Chelly is sacred Navajo land remotely located within the reservation. Two scenic drives with several lookout stops afford views down into the canyon. To access the canyon however, a trip with a navajo guide must be prearranged. This should definitely be considered since, except for the whitehouse walking trail, it is the only way to see the canyon... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

We booked an 8am jeep tour inside the canyon. It was a beautiful tour with our guide, Daniel (Beauty Jeep Tours) who told us about the history of the canyon, Natives (past and present), showed petroglyphs (explained its meaning), dwellings, and animal shaped formations on the mountains. Later in the day, my husband and I rode along the North Rim... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Wow, I hidden gem in the Arizona desert. If you want ta great tour guide as for Oscar Bia. he is the best and the whole day trip is worth it. Trust me.

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Bloomington, Indiana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Went here last week and was inundated with pushy Navajos hawking their wares at every pull off and overlook. The canyon is breathtaking and the trails and overlooks are well maintained. Felt very nervous walking through a gauntlet of aggressive "sale people" at EVERY trailhead. No ranger presence. Not to mention the huge sign at every stop to "Lock your... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Second time here in July and this place is so peaceful and gorgeous. Not crowded at all and I recommend doing the canyon tour first to understand it prior to driving on top and doing the overlooks. Remember the monsoon is during this time so it's recommended to do a morning tour or midday as storms build up during the... More 

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El Paso, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Beautiful place, great rock formations and great views. We drove the South Rim and the views where excellent.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

A must see place. We've done 2 magical road trips the past year. Grand Canyon, Death Valley, Yosemite, Mariposa Groove, Joshua Tree, Arches, Cannyonlands, National Bridges, Capitol Reef, Bryce, Zion, Antelope. The Canyon de Chelly was the last stop and it was magical, breathtaking. We did North Rim and South Rim drives and also the hike to White House Ruins.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

This is a fascinating place - worth going to and learning about the history of the place. The scenery is also stunning. Spend a couple of days and try to visit the bottom on a tour of you can.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We drove the south rim and it was so pretty, we did all the stops along the way, they all had something different to offer. We then hiked to the White House at the bottom it was so so beautiful and worth the hike down and up, although warning it's tough coming up. This is well worth the trip, I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Stopped here as part of a 7 day canyon trip and was surprised at how beautiful this was and certainly if in the area not to be missed. Take the short trail and be amazed at how great nature is and take a deep breath and take it all in before heading back to the city.

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Address: Chinle, AZ 86503
Phone Number: 928-674-5500
Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Chinle

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