Flash flooding occurs in the Tsegi Canyon during the summer season and will cause concellation of the Keet Seel and Betatakin hikes. Please check the weather for Betatakin Arizona at the NOAA website linked below. More »
New carpet installation
New carpets will be installed at the visitor center in September 2014. Watch out for carpet installers and other visitors. Museum and auditorium will also be close during carpet installation. Thank you for your patience.
History & Culture
The Ancestral Puebloan people farmed the canyons, enabling them to flourish in this high desert environment. They hunted wild game and grew corn, beans, and squash.
Like Keet Seel, Betatakin was constructed of sandstone, mud mortar, and wood.
Most of keet Seel has remained unchanged for 700 years.
Did You Know?
Various groups of people have lived in the Four Corners for thousands of years. Most of the archaeological evidence that remains are from the people that lived here between 700 and 1500 years ago.