ALERT: The Navajo Nation is currently closed to visitors and under Stay At Home & Curfew orders.
NO ENTRANCE FEE
When we reopen, there is NO FEE to visit Canyon de Chelly National Monument! Feel free to visit the overlooks on your own. The park greatly appreciates donations that can be made inside the Welcome Center.
OTHER FEES MAY APPLY UPON REOPENING
BACKCOUNTRY PERMITS & COTTONWOOD CAMPGROUND: The Navajo Parks and Recreation Department (NPRD) issues backcountry permits and manages the Cottonwood Campground. The NPRD office at entrance of the campground collects fees for backcountry permits and camping. Call 928-674-2106 for more information.
CANYON TOURS: Local private companies offer canyon tours along the canyon floor by hiking, horseback or vehicle. Tour operators must be contacted directly for rates and reservations. For a current listing of operators, contact the Navajo Parks and Recreation Department at 928-674-2106.
SPECIAL USE PERMITS: Special events such as weddings, large/organized group events, and commercial filming or photography require a Special Use Permit that may include fees, liability insurance, security bond and even compliance clearance.
Last updated: January 20, 2021