There are no scheduled ranger led tours to Betatakin and Keet Seel at this time
Ranger guided Betatakin tours will be offered daily beginning May 26th 2019.
Keet Seel is currently CLOSED to publicvisitation and will open to the public May 26, 2019.
The park is currently taking Keet Seel reservations only by phone call. Call 928-672-2700.
We do not take reservations for Betatakin which is available on a first come, first served basis during the summer season. Betatakin tours never fill up so you should not have a problem joining a tour when offered during the summer season.
***Please refer to the information provided below to see specific dates and times the cliff dwellings are open/closed to tours.
Caution: If you have hip, knee, heart, respiratory problems or recent surgery, please do not attempt any of the guided hikes.
Hikers have the option to do the Keet Seel hike in one day or stay overnight in the designated campground near Keet Seel.
KEET SEEL IS CLOSED ON TUESDAYS AND WEDNESDAYS
Visitors are allowed to OVERNIGHT CAMP in the designated campground at Keet Seel from Thursday to Sunday only.
Mondays and the last day of the season (September 8th) are DAY HIKERS ONLY.
The hike to Keet Seel is strenuous including canyon switch backs and climbing sand dunes. Crossing the stream multiple times is a common occurence on this trail. Quicksand may be present during and after the summer monsoon season (July-August).
There is an elevation loss of up to 1000 feet from the visitor center to the canyon floor.
Bring at least 1 gallon of water per person per day. Drinking from the canyon's stream water is NOT ALLOWED.
All Keet Seel hikers should be on the trail and hiking to Keet Seel before 8:00 A.M. DST local time or earlier.
Keet Seel reservations are SUBJECT TO CANCELLATION during severe weather conditions. It is advised to call ahead for weather conditions so that unnecessary trips and disappointments are avoided.