Plan Your Visit

View from Tsegi Overlook

ALERT: The Navajo Nation is currently closed to visitors and under Stay At Home & Curfew orders.


We hope you enjoy your visit to Canyon de Chelly National Monument! The park is located in Chinle, Arizona, and is entirely on Navajo tribal lands with families living in the canyon. While visiting the Navajo Nation, please remember we observe Daylight Savings Time.

Please consider visiting these areas nearby - Hubbell Trading Post NHS, Navajo NM, Petrified Forest NP and Monument Valley Tribal Park.


There is NO entrance fee. The park features a Welcome Center, two rim drives with ten overlooks, and one public trail to visit on your own. Private companies offer canyon tours. Two campgrounds in the park require a fee.

The town of Chinle is 2 miles from the park and offers a grocery store, post office, hardware store, bank, laundromats, gas stations, convenience stores, and fast food places. There are also 3 motels with dining and gift shops. Read our Planning Your Visit guide for details on how to visit the park.

The French Translation of the park brochure is also available. The park is working on getting translations of the brochure in other languages.


There is more useful information to help plan your visit, including basic information, directions, and operating hours for the park. Other useful information includes safety, accessibility, fees & passes and permits & reservations. There's even a calendar of free Ranger led programs.

Last updated: May 1, 2020

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 588
Chinle, AZ 86503


(928) 674-5500

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