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This was the best hike I have ever taken, including a pretty spectacular one along the Amalfi... read more

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dmann533
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Cape Elizabeth, Maine
Great horseback ride

Take Justin's horseback ride into canyon del Muerto with your guide James. Dusty, but perfect... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lauren H
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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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Chinle, AZ
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Reviewed today

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.

Thank dmann533
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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

Thank Lauren H
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Reviewed 17 January 2018

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

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Reviewed 21 October 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 mjc404
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Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

We were in a FWD driven by Kevin of Twin Trails Scenic Tours. He easily managed the sandy trails through this beautiful canyon filled with present and past life. It was particularly stunning with the brilliant yellow of the cottonwood trees.

Thank Feenixwest
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Reviewed 5 June 2017

We were blown away by the number and quality of the ruins ("houses") in the cliffs, and the variety of the pictographs and petroglyphs in the canyon. Howard, our native guide (Speaking Rock Tours), was raised by his grandfather in the canyon in the "traditional"...More

1  Thank Bruce M
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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
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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
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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
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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
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