Cliff Dwelling Tours 2014
Tours to Betatakin and Keet Seel begin on May 25, 2014 and ends on September 06, 2014.
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 »
The Zuni have lived in the southwest for thousands of years; home is now in New Mexico. They consider the Tsegi/Lenaytupqa Canyon region an essential part of their traditions. It is known as the "northern canyons," from which several of their clans originated. The Zuni traveled through this area on their way to Grand Canyon to mine salt. Betatakin/Talastima is celebrated in Zuni songs, traditions, and lives.
Did You Know?
The people that lived in the area of the Monument made beautiful pottery. They decorated many vessels with black, red, yellow, and even green pigments.