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Address: Chinle, AZ
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This "Canyon of the Dead" is where the remains of prehistoric...

This "Canyon of the Dead" is where the remains of prehistoric Indian burials were discovered in 1882.

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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 is the other canyon...

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 22 September 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

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

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Paradise Valley, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

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

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 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 the opportunity of seeing the ruins of what seemed to be an old indian settlement.... More 

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Stafford Springs, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 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 conflicts with the US Government. That being said, contact Leon Skyhorse for more information about... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

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

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Chennai
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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 bubbles 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 are cliff dwellings as well. According to our Indian Guide the canyon has been so... More 

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Wickenburg, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 - to Antelope House and Mummy and Massacre Cave ruins, giving out a plethora of historical... More 

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Sonoita,AZ
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 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.

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Saint Helena Island, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2015

Check out the overlooks and walk to the Canyon edge ... good signage sharing historical information ... some good pottery for sale here and there... but , as usual, caveat emptor ... we also did a short jeep tour on the floor of the Canyon seeking my "sisters" who I had met on previous visits

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