Canyon de Chelly
National Monument

Canyon de Chelly National Monument ( də-SHAY) was established on April 1, 1931 as a unit of the National Park Service. It is located in northeastern Arizona within the boundaries of the Navajo Nation. Reflecting one of the longest continuously inhabited landscapes of North America, it preserves ruins of the early indigenous tribes that lived in the area, including the Ancient Pueblo Peoples (also called Anasazi) and Navajo. The monument covers 83,840 acres (131.0 sq mi; 339.3 km2) and encompasses the floors and rims of the three major canyons: de Chelly, del Muerto, and Monument. These canyons were cut by streams with headwaters in the Chuska mountains just to the east of the monument. None of the land is federally owned. In 2009 Canyon de Chelly National Monument was recognized as one of…
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This three mile trip from the rim to the floor of the canyon stops near the famo…
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Canyon de Chelly National Monument - deep sandstone canyon containing many Anasa…
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The White House Ruin trail is located in the Canyon de Chelly (sh-ay) National M…
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The 1.2 mile White House Ruin Trail is the only route in Canyon de Chelly Nation…
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A great trail into Canyon de Chelley to visit the White House ruins, an Anasazi …
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The Face Rock Overlook is located along the South Rim Drive in the Canyon de Che…
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The Tsegi Overlook is located along the South Rim Drive in the Canyon de Chelly …
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Massacre Cave Overlook is located off of the North Rim Drive in the Canyon de Ch…
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Mummy Cave is located along the North Rim Drive in the Canyon de Chelly (pronoun…
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The Sliding House Overlook is located along the South Rim Drive in the Canyon de…
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Tunnel Canyon Overlook is located along the South Rim Drive in the Canyon de Che…
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