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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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Great for familes

We saw lots of families hiking and enjoying the views. Well worth the trip. Be sure to do all the overlooks on both North and South Rim.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

We saw lots of families hiking and enjoying the views. Well worth the trip. Be sure to do all the overlooks on both North and South Rim.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

There is only one hike - 2 hours on a hot trail into the canyon, otherwise you are in your car. A jeep tour with a Navajo is a necessity to experience the canyon.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

A favorite place of photographer Ansel Adams, it's a photographer's paradise from the sandy bottom running from one towering red sandstone cliff to another fringed in green (or gold in the autumn) along the cliff bottoms. Don't forget the White House Ruins (pueblo) and Spider Rock. The only way in is by horseback / jeep tours run by the local... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

At first I was a little disappointed with the Canyon. I began by visiting the north rim viewpoints and then walked down the White House trail (took me an hour round-trip, though the sign says it's a 2 hour walk). The views were nice, but not awe-inspiring like the Grand Canyon, Monument Valley, Antelope Canyon, etc. The ruins were interesting,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Everyone knows and loves the Grand Canyon, But have youever even heard of Canyon de Chelly? I hadn't either until someone shared their experience about it as a side trip to a family vacation to the Grand Canyon. Its quite surreal actually. It's almost like' a miniature Grand canyon, but there are habitants and tour guides and livinghistory. You must... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

The Canyon has pueblos quite different from Mesa Verde. It has several interesting walks, but overall these are limited as much of the land is still farmed by the Native Americas. There are two main routes in the park and one is part of the national network. The nearest town is Chinley - our recommendation is to avoid stopping in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

The Grand Canyon is awesome and grand, however seeing Canyon deChelly is a great experience as well. The canyon is a living history of our native Americans that is a peek into the lives of those that made their lives in the canyons for generations. To experience a guided tour check with the desk at the Holiday Inn on Bia... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

great experience beautiful rock formations info center shows a very good video road thru area paved and well marked little traffic indians sell their crafts at the different pull out sites at reasonable prices. stayed in window rock good hotel there see hubbells trading post on the way to chinle limited food vendors in chinle not impressed with the lodge/resturants... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

We only had one night here, but we did get the chance to drive both the North and South Rims. The views were amazing. So much better an more spectacular than the Grand Canyon! The lovely scenery down in the valleys is so much nicer Some of the view points require quite a bit of walking on a lot of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

My fiance and I had a really good time here. It was beautiful scenery, obviously, and you can hike down to the bottom and see some of the ruins. The hike has really cool views too. It's neat to see the canyon from the bottom. We also felt pretty safe leaving stuff in our car to hike. Minimal hassling from... More 

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

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