Canyon de Chelly National Monument
Where to Stay
There are motels in Chinle, AZ, 3miles the Monument entrance For more information and a complete list. Click Here. (Rates, availability and reservation online)
Cottonwood Campground (elevation 5,540 feet) is 1/2 mile south of the Visitor Center. It is open year round on a first-come first-served basis year-round. It includes 104 RV and tent sites. From April to October facilities include flush toilets, picnic tables and drinking water. There are no shower facilities. No fee required.
Group tent camping is also available for 15-25 people in organized groups by reservation only. Make reservations by calling the Monument at 928-674-5500. No reservations are accepted for RV groups.
Backcountry campingis allowed with an authorized guide. Check at the Visitor Center or call the Monuument at 928-674-5500.
Jay Sharp explores the canyon.
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