• Farming in the canyon

    Canyon De Chelly

    National Monument Arizona

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  • 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.


Maintenance Staff

Maintenance staff working on traditional Navajo home


Current employment opportunities with the National Park Service and other federal agencies can be found at www.usajobs.gov.


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?


Located on the Navajo Nation, Canyon de Chelly National Monument observes Daylight Savings Time. From March through November, the time is ONE HOUR AHEAD of Arizona. The Navajo Nation changes its time because the Navajo Nation is partly in New Mexico and Utah.