is located just east of the small town of Chinle in northeastern
Arizona. The non-group campground is a first come first served campground. Individual campsites include a picnic table and a grill. No ground fires are allowed. RV campsites can accommodate vehicles up to 40 feet.
The group site can be reserved by calling the park at 928-674-2106. Sites are for tent camping only, reservations are not accepted for RV camping at the group site.
The main attraction to this neck of the desert
is Canyon de Chelly National Monument. Built by the Anasazi
Indians between the years 300 and 1350. If you plan to visit
the ruins, you must hire a guide. You can hike the trail
to the White House Ruins without a guide. More information
on hiring a guide can be found at the Thunderbird Lodge
(ph. 928-674-5841) located close to the campground entrance.
Day trips include scenic roads on both the north and the
south rim of the canyon. 1/2 and full day four wheel drive
tours can be obtained at the visitors center.
Group reservations can be made by calling 520-674-5510.
The Visitor Center is open daily from 8 a.m.
to 5 p.m., October to April; and 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., May to
Navajo Parks and Recreation Department at .
Chinle travel east on Tribal Road 64 3 miles. Pass the visitor
center and turn right to the campground entrance.