• Farming in the canyon

    Canyon De Chelly

    National Monument Arizona

Park Events

hiking
Hiking in the canyon with a ranger
 

ANNUAL EVENTS

Park Rangers provide FREE activities throughout the year. Check for details at the Visitor Center. Sign up in person for hikes; 15 people maximum.

FEB - Great Backyard Bird Count; hikes offered
MAR - Archeology Month; hikes and talks offered
APR - Park's Birthday; refreshments available on April 1
APR - National Park Week; hikes and talks offered
MEMORIAL DAY TO LABOR DAY - Summer Activities begin; hikes, talk, evening programs
JUN - Treaty Day; special programs on June 1
AUG - Founder's Day; special programs on August 25
SEP - Public Land's Day; Clean up of Tsaile and Wheatfields Lake
OCT - Halloween Costume Contest; 1st to 4th place gift certificates for kids on October 31
NOV - Native American Heritage Month; click here for schedule of events

!KNOW YOUR LIMIT!
Hikes are moderately strenuous to strenuous and can involve some climbing; hiking up/down uneven slick rock; and going through sand, mud and water.
Be prepared for unpredictable weather - heat, rain, snow, duststorm; bring water, snacks, insect repellent, personal first aid kit; and wear hiking boots, hat, and dress in layers.
Do NOT attempt if you have or had recent surgery, respiratory problems, knee or back injuries, difficulty climbing stairs or fear of heights!

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