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 »
Keet Seel Closed August 14, 2014
Reservations for Keet Seel are cancelled due to flash flooding in the canyons will reopen until further notice.
New carpet installation
New carpets will be installed at the visitor center on August 29-30. Watch out for carpet installers and other visitors. Museum and auditorium will also be close during carpet installation. Thank you for your patience.
Places To Go
Canyon View Campground
Three Mesa Top Trails Behind Visitor Center Always Open
Sandal Trail: paved trail leads top overlook of Betatakin/Talastima cliff dwelling (1-mile round trip).
Aspen Trail: branches off Sandal Trail to descend 300 feet to view ancient aspen forest (0.8-mile round trip).
Canyon View Trail: view of head of Betatakin Canyon; leads to campground (0.6-mile round trip).
Download trail map of the three rim trail by clicking "here" in a pdf format.
Did You Know?
John Wetherill, younger brother of Richard Wetherill, was the custodian for the Monument from 1909 to 1938. He guided tours from his trading post in Kayenta, Arizona.