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Canyon del Muerto

Chinle, AZ
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Living Museum

It's a bit of a scramble to get to the view point, but well worth the effort to see remaining ruins... read more

Reviewed 17 March 2017
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Canyon del Muerto is the "other" Canyon...

Well worth a jeep tour to see the features and ruins and petroglyphs inside Canyon del Muerto. This... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2016
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Reviewed 17 March 2017

It's a bit of a scramble to get to the view point, but well worth the effort to see remaining ruins showing habitation and fortification. Good visibility from the viewpoint, enhanced by a good camera. Offers a sense of early habitation the canyon.

Thank Sassamatt
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Well worth a jeep tour to see the features and ruins and petroglyphs inside Canyon del Muerto. This is the other canyon...

Thank AptosAmy
Reviewed 8 September 2016

One of the most beautiful natural canyons we have ever seen. Absolutely stunning rock formations and color presented by nature's splendor.

Thank Dan C
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

We arrived at De Chelly National Park Visitor Centre at moda and we were suggestiva to go first to the South Rim. Afterwards we had time to drive also to the North Rim and to see the Canyon del Muerto. From one viewpoint we had...More

1  Thank zozopy
Reviewed 12 June 2016

We had a wonderful guide, Francine, who knew all the history, having been born there and Native American, knew all of the confusing paths and roads and didn't get us lost, added humor to her tour, and was able to discuss some of the ongoing...More

1  Thank Dee P
Reviewed 2 June 2016

Colleen Hunter drove us into this area and shared the important stories of her people with us novices.

Thank donaldono
Reviewed 30 April 2016

We could just visit the starting of Canyon del Muerto when we were visiting the Canyon de Chelly. What an absolutely incredible place if you love nature, outdoors and history.

1  Thank Banrist
Reviewed 31 March 2016

This is a part of the Canyon de Chelly deeper inside, which becomes fairly inaccessible by vehicle (even a 4 wheel drive) in winter due to iced over creeks and dead logs, the other part of Canyon de Chelly being the Black Rock Canyon. There...More

Thank KSBan
Reviewed 25 November 2015

You can't access Canyon del Muerto on your own. However, you can book a tour with a native guide which will take you - on a humpy, bumpy road - so people with a bad back should talk to the organizers about that beforehand -...More

2  Thank Esty666
Reviewed 8 October 2015

Long drive, but worth the view of the mummy cave. Gets kinda bumpy/rough at the end of the canyon. Be aware. Views seem to change every few seconds.

Thank Wish2BretiredRN
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