Fee Collection for Backcountry Permits
Navajo Nation Parks & Recreation Dept (NPRD) has a new office at the Cottonwood Campground. NPRD who manages the canyon tour operations will be collecting fees for the backcountry permits starting May 1, 2014. Call NPRD at 928-674-2106 for information.
Current employment opportunities with the National Park Service and other federal agencies can be found at www.usajobs.gov.
OPPORTUNITIES FOR YOUTH
The Student Conservation Association (SCA) is a great program for high school and college students willing to work in the national parks and help protect precious natural resources and historic cultural landmarks. Visit the website at www.thesca.org.
Did You Know?
Canyon de Chelly National Monument is comprised entirely of Navajo tribal trust land with a resident community within the canyons. A backcountry permit and authorized guide are required to enter the canyon except for the White House Trail.