• Betatakin


    National Monument Arizona

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  • Flash Flooding

    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.

  • Phone Down & Internet Down

    IT will be working on the phone line and internet and these services will be down for today September 8, 2014.

Fees & Reservations

Navajo National Monument is a non-fee entrance park and we offer free guided tours during the summer season. However Special Use Permits (SUP) required for weddings, sporting events,non-amateur filming, photography for publication and any after-hours use.

Free guided hikes to cliff dwellings for 2013 is scheduled for the following times during the summer season which runs from May 26, 2013 to September 7, 2013:

1) 8:15 Guided tour to Betatakin via the Tsegi Point Trail, this is the longer hike that is 5 mile round trip.
2) 10:00 Guided Betatakin tour via the Aspen Trail, shorter and more strenuous 3 mile round trip.

Call for information on guide hikes 1(928) 672 2700

Free self-guided trails on mesa top (3 of them) are available year round.

  1. Sandal Trail
  2. Aspen Trail
  3. Canyon View Trail

Free campgrounds (48 sites total).

Sunset View Campground 31 sites, no reservation need and open year round.

Canyon View Campground 17 Sites, close during the winter months. Reservation can be made for large organized groups and school groups.

Free movies (3 of them!).

1) Betatakin

2) Hisatsinome

3) Basketry

Free permit/reservation needed to hike to Keet Seel, call 928-672-2700.

A half-mile walk bring you to view Betatakin/Talastima across the canyon.
View of Betatakin from the Sandal Trail overlook.
Marc Steuben

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Inscription House was partly built using a form of adobe brick. Unlike modern adobe bricks, these have ample amounts of grasses.