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Takes some time

We spent about 3-4 hours total in the park and I think that is a minimum time to see everything and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
wolfgang1Richmond_VA
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Richmond, VA
Not as good as the South Rim of the Canyon

There are some lesser sights on this side of the Canyon de Chelly, but that's not saying it's not... read more

Reviewed 3 December 2017
flaneur40
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New York City, New York
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A scenic drive through the Canyon de Chelly.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good31%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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Chinle, AZ
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent about 3-4 hours total in the park and I think that is a minimum time to see everything and enjoy.

Thank wolfgang1Richmond_VA
Reviewed 3 December 2017

There are some lesser sights on this side of the Canyon de Chelly, but that's not saying it's not worthwhile. There is the Mummy Cave and Antelope House and Massacre House. Best seen in the morning.

Thank flaneur40
Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

After checking out of my hotel I started on the north rim drive. Not as many stops as the south rim drive but better views of many of the ruins.

1  Thank Ron D
Reviewed 12 November 2017

If you are going from Canyon de Chelly to New Mexico, take the North Rim Drive all the way to Highway 12 and turn left (North). Go North a few miles to Highway 13 and turn right. Highway 13 will take you through some gorgeous...More

Thank Vintorix
Reviewed 11 November 2017

After taking a tour in Canyon de Chelly, seeing it from the top is another wonderful perspective.The views are beautiful from either rim.

Thank detaildiva
Reviewed 8 November 2017

this is the shorter drive of the two available. There are several view points and some are a little longer walk than the ones on the south rim

Thank Frank-Linda M
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

We took this drive to the Mummy Cave overlook, the Massacre Cave overlook and Antelope House Overlook. The road and trails are in good shape but the trails are naturally uneven. The sites are wonderful and best explained by a Navajo guide.

Thank Feenixwest
Reviewed 20 October 2017

The north rim drive is ok, but not even close to the south rim drive in terms of viewpoints and beauty.

Thank Jeff E
Reviewed 19 October 2017

I enjoyed the n rim drive lookouts a second time... Red rock and canyons are always mesmerizing. Recommend going into the canyon too...

Thank AptosAmy
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Much more traffic here than on the south rims drive. Only one overlook was open due to road construction.

Thank Mosslady53
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