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Canyon de Chelly National Monument

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Canyon de Chelly National Monument

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Canyon de Chelly National Monument [1] is a United States National Monument that is located within the Navajo Nation in Northern Arizona.

Understand

Canyon de Chelly is unique among National Park service units, as it is comprised entirely of Navajo Tribal Trust Land that remains home to the canyon community. NPS works in partnership with the Navajo Nation to manage park resources and sustain the living Navajo community.

History

Landscape

Flora and fauna

Climate

Get in

Fees/Permits

There are no fees to enter the park. To drive on the canyon bottom, a 4-wheel drive vehicle, a Park Service permit and an authorized Navajo guide are required. The fee is $15 an hour for 1 vehicle, $5 an hour for each additional vehicle with a 5-vehicle limit per guide. Hiking within the canyon requires a Park Service permit and an authorized Navajo guide, except along the 2.5-mile (4-km) White House Ruins Trail. One guide may take up to 15 people for $15 per hour.

Get around

See

Do

Buy

Eat

Drink

Sleep

Lodging

  • Thunderbird Lodge, (928) 674-5841 or (928) 674-5842, [2]. Open year-round.

Camping

Backcountry

Stay safe

Get out

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