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A Geological Wonder

Part of the Canyon de Chelly National Monument, the canyon is magnificent. The geology was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Rich41
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Clifton, New Jersey
Canyon de chelly's neighbour

The northern half of canyon de chelly national monument. Just as spectacular as its beter known... read more

Reviewed September 7, 2018
Andy P
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Zoetermeer, The Netherlands
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This "Canyon of the Dead" is where the remains of prehistoric Indian burials were discovered in 1882.
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Reviewed March 5, 2003

You have to take the tour. It is a beautiful canyon. If possible hire a guide ahead of time and hike the canyon. The absolute best experience of my life. The scenery is beautiful and the area is rich in history. The horse ride through...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Part of the Canyon de Chelly National Monument, the canyon is magnificent. The geology was amazing. The archeological sites unparalleled. This was part of an 8 hour tour!!!

Thank Rich41
Reviewed September 7, 2018

The northern half of canyon de chelly national monument. Just as spectacular as its beter known southern half. Many spectacular rock formations, ancient buildings, and rock art. It can only be visited as part of a guided tour, although you get a taste from the...More

Thank Andy P
Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

This lesser known part of Canyon de Chelly offer some great views. Although there are less activities, there are also less people . We saw only one couple on the trip through. We stopped at Mummy Cave, and Antelope House Overlook. This was a really...More

Thank GregoriousTraveler
Reviewed July 1, 2018

Canyon del Muerto is the less visited northern arm of Canyon de Chelly. The best way to see it is on a horse or jeep tour into the canyon with a Navajo guide, as the road at the top generally stays back from the rim...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed May 20, 2018 via mobile

Adventure, slick rock scrambles, wild horses and the occasional water. Petroglyphs and petrographs tell the story of abundance and hardship.

1  Thank Andrea H
Reviewed May 14, 2018

We took one of the tours out of the Thunderbird Lodge. It is well worth the money to see the canyon from the canyon floor. We also took the drive and stopped at all of the Overlooks. It is worth the effort to see remaining...More

Thank Rose H
Reviewed April 23, 2018

This was the best hike I have ever taken, including a pretty spectacular one along the Amalfi Coast. The geography and history are fascinating and the views are drop dead gorgeous. You will walk in footholds used by the Anasazi.

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Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

Take Justin's horseback ride into canyon del Muerto with your guide James. Dusty, but perfect weather mid April. Many pictographs and petroglyphs both Navajo and Ancient Ones. Ruins too. Highlight of our trip. If you want to get down and experience these canyons take a...More

1  Thank Lauren H
Reviewed January 17, 2018

great overlook.I loved this part of my trip. There was no one there so you really could spend time and enjoy.

Thank wolfgang1Richmond_VA
Reviewed October 21, 2017

The Canyon de Chelly north rim drive actually takes you along the Canyon del Muerto, and it is just as spectacular as the main canyon. There are some fantastic overlooks and fascinating places to be seen including the Mummy Cave and the Massacre Cave. Reading...More

Thank Michael C
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