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Northern arm of Canyon de Chelly

The Canyon de Chelly north rim drive actually takes you along the Canyon del Muerto, and it is just... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
mjc404
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Derby, United Kingdom
Full of Farming Life, Many Ruins, and History

We were in a FWD driven by Kevin of Twin Trails Scenic Tours. He easily managed the sandy trails... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Feenixwest
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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 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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
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

Thank Bruce M
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
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