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Great views from overlooks

This is a gorgeous canyon. The geology is interesting and the views are varied. The scenery is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
P2005UYmaryb
Beautiful views!

We found out about this canyon by accident as it was close to where we stayed overnight. Less than... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Robin M
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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A scenic drive through the Canyon de Chelly.
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  • Very good32%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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Chinle, AZ
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a gorgeous canyon. The geology is interesting and the views are varied. The scenery is beautiful.

Thank P2005UYmaryb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found out about this canyon by accident as it was close to where we stayed overnight. Less than 3 miles from us was a beautiful canyon! So happy our waitress told us about it. Worth the drive if you are close by!

Thank Robin M
Reviewed 3 May 2017

No crowds and just as good as the Grand Canyon. No charge to enter. You have a choice of drive yourself to viewing spots OR PAYING A GUIDE FOR HORSE RIDE OR JEEP TOUR IN THE CANYON. Hotels are available on campus and the tour...More

Thank bobd-2293
Reviewed 18 April 2017

We spend one day in the canyon and the next day on our drive out and toward Monument Valley we drove the North Rim Drive. Each of the turnouts so worth the time and energy to walk out and peer down into the canyon. It...More

Thank Carrie_clb_111
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Longer walks on solid rock to access these views, rather than the parking lot stops on the south rim. Still worth the time to take in the views of the canyons below.

1  Thank Deb M
Reviewed 9 April 2017

There are only three overlooks along the north rim which is a 34 mile round trip. Consequently, it doesn't take as long to do this drive compared with the south rim. However, the views from the overlooks are just as spectacular as those from the...More

Thank mjc404
Reviewed 17 March 2017

North Rim Drive / Canyon de Chellay : three viewpoints, each rugged in their own way, show more about the canyon not visible from the South Rim. The rock face surfaces are more iron-rich, and the flora seem different. Worth the scramble to the view...More

1  Thank Sassamatt
Reviewed 8 March 2017

If you have time. Drive the north rim after the south. There are two stops and there's a bit of a hike. Worth doing if you have time.

Thank dchemist
Reviewed 3 January 2017

You get a good view of the history on the North Rim Drive. The views are ever so gorgeous. Definitely worth the drive!

1  Thank Nas S
Reviewed 2 December 2016

My wife & I did the North Rim drive on a blustery, cold November morning. We were the only people at each overlook, which was very nice. The views are spectacular. Amazing rock formations. The walls are very sheer and the drop-offs so sheer at...More

Thank 835arnee
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