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Mummy Cave

Ancient ruins, Sights & Landmarks
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Address: Chinle, AZ
Description: Two adjacent caves hold the largest Indian ruin complex at Canyon de...
Two adjacent caves hold the largest Indian ruin complex at Canyon de Chelly with over 90 rooms.
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Easy Hike

This is one of the easy sites do go. It is paved and safe. You can have a good look at the ruins, specially if the light is favorable.

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 25, 2014
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9 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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168 reviews 168 reviews
70 attraction reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

This is one of the easy sites do go. It is paved and safe. You can have a good look at the ruins, specially if the light is favorable.

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Delray Beach, Florida, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Went for a ride in the late afternoon. Very close to the hotel. this was one of our stops. very impressive! amazing that people actually did live here.

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Jackson, Wisconsin
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55 attraction reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

We had our lunch at the picnic tables in this area . We gained access on a full day jeep tour of the canyon by Antelope House Tours. We also saw hikers that we're guided in by Navajo guides. Remote scenic and peaceful

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Ridgecrest, California
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60 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013

Short hike to the overlook, but direct shot across the canyon from this lovely ruin. Canyon tours rarely get this far, would take at least 6-7 hours round trip, so best to take photos from above. Can't get close to it anyway at the bottom.

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Brenda, AZ
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35 reviews 35 reviews
17 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2012

This ruins was one of my favorites because the scenery near it was so amazing. We had our lunch here and took in the natural beauty and Ron, our guide, was so imformative.

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Rio Rancho, New Mexico
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2012

This was the best tour ever! Be sure to go in an enclosed vehicle...much safer on the rough terrain.

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Alpine, California
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63 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2012

Appears to be one of largest ruins in the area. Would have been nice to see up close.

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Avon, Ohio
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553 attraction reviews
1,117 helpful votes 1,117 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2011

The overlook of Mummy Cave did little to excite us other than the kids liked to story; of course they were disappointed in not actually seeing a mummy.

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