Canyon De Chelly National Monument

Top 10: Parks with American Indian Significance

November 12, 2009, 12:54 pm
In recognition of Native American Heritage Month, OhRanger.com has compiled a list of the Top 10 National Parks with American Indian and Alaska Native significance. Many of our parks are rich in history so in order to better appreciate the public lands that we visit, we must understand their ...

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Navajo Wants Canyon de Chelly Resolution Repealed

August 25, 2008, 9:36 am
On July 8, 1930, the Navajo Tribal Council assembled at Fort Wingate and approved legislation authorizing the president of the United States to establish Canyon de Chelly National Monument in Chinle. On Monday, the Navajo Nation Council’s Intergovernmental Relations Committee in Window Rock voted 7-2 to repeal the enabling resolution. ...

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Planning Your Visit

Fees & Reservations ENTRANCE FEES Vehicle Fees: Free! ACTIVITY FEES Canyon Driving Fees: Fee Varies Details 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 ...

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In A Nutshell

Operating Hours & Seasons The Visitor Center is open daily all year from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., except for Christmas Day. The North and South Rim Drives and the White House Trail remain open all year. NOTE: From March through November, the Navajo Nation observes Mountain Daylight Savings ...

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Park Regulations & Safety

Permits BACKCOUNTRY PERMITS: Canyon de Chelly National Monument is in the process of modifying the backcountry permit system in order to comply with Navajo Nation and Federal standards. More detailed information will be requested on newly revised permits later this season in order to efficiently maintain the backcountry permits. The ...

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Visitor Services

Bookstore Western National Parks Association services the local ...

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Things To Do

Things To Do ACTIVITIES Auto tours, hiking, rock art viewing, interpretive exhibits and talks, horseback riding (by prior arrangement), picnicking and photography. Concession jeep tours are available from Thunderbird Lodge, PO Box 548, Chinle, AZ 86503, Phone 928-674-5841/5842. Facilities include hiking and auto trails, parking, restrooms, exhibits, concession canyon ...

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Just For Kids

FOR KIDS Junior Ranger Program Kids can earn their badge and become a "Junior Ranger" by completing an activity sheet which is available at the Visitor's Center. ...

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