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.
Interested in volunteering at Canyon de Chelly? Volunteers can serve as Campground Hosts, Maintenance Helpers, Information Assistants and other positions. For more information regarding the volunteer program at Canyon de Chelly National Monument, please contact us.
To view more NPS volunteer opportunities, go to www.volunteer.gov/gov
Did You Know?
Thunderbird Lodge was originally a trading post operated by Charles and Samuel Day beginning in 1896. Charles Day was also appointed as the first custodian of the park.