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This trail is wonderful to walk, it is moderate and can be very hot so take water. We did it in... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
1234Col
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Sydney, Australia
So beautiful !!!

This trail had been on my radar for so many years. I’m so glad we got to take the trip into the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Greg M
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A self-guided 2.5-mile hiking trail in Canyon de Chelly.
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Chinle, AZ
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This trail is wonderful to walk, it is moderate and can be very hot so take water. We did it in the late afternoon and found that there were places that had shade along the canyon walls, I would advise to not walk it midday.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This trail had been on my radar for so many years. I’m so glad we got to take the trip into the canyon to White House Ruin. The scenery is so beautiful , and the hike is just moderate. The ruins themselves are just so...More

Thank Greg M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a beautiful fun hike. We hiked with a group of folks 13-70. Everyone enjoyed themselves. So much so we went back the next morning to hike again. 3 miles round trip. Bring water.

1  Thank AZkids5
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped there on the way west to Page, the trail takes about 1 to 1.5 hours each direction, it is breathtaking, bring a lot of water, the climb back up it not that easy, but also not super hard, i will still mark it...More

1  Thank Harel F
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

Beautiful vistas all the way, and easy enough for a 43 year old who is not in great shape. Wear comfortable hiking shoes, use plenty of sunscreen, and lots of water.

1  Thank Jeremy V
Reviewed 2 July 2018

The two canyons of Canyon de Chelly are impressive from overlooks on either rim drive, but it is even more impressive to stand on the canyon floor and look up. The White House Ruins trail, which starts at the White House overlook, is the only...More

2  Thank Paul S
Reviewed 8 June 2018

We're so glad we took the time to hike this trail. Glad we started about 8 am, because it was getting hot when we were coming back up. It was a great chance to see all the colors and textures of the rock close-up, after...More

3  Thank 391agatha
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

Definitely take the pathway down and enjoy the amazing ruins, this place is thousands of years old and give us a link to our American past. Highly recommended, we're comfortable hiking shoes and make sure you have plenty of sunscreen or covered clothing

1  Thank Paul S
Reviewed 19 May 2018

For some there is a serious decision to make before undertaking this climb. And make no mistake, this is a climb. It's not really hard but it is a climb with a 600ft decent. They claim the entire trip is 2.5 miles. Therefore if one...More

3  Thank Putterface
Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile

One of our favorite hikes in Southwest. Went later in day and enjoyed beautiful views of canyon and wild horses.

1  Thank Michelle G
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slcuper
4 April 2018|
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Response from William M | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the delay in my reply, but I have been away from home for a few days and only got your question tonight. Yes you can see the White House Ruins from the "White House Overlook", however they are a long way away, and... More
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Bella1Kitty
28 September 2016|
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Response from tgrier | Reviewed this property |
I completely agree with bsa819's comment. On your first day, you could do the White House Ruins hike in the morning. The sun from the southeast will provide nice warm light on the ruins. They are still beautiful in the... More
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anita p
14 April 2016|
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Response from Lil'Devil F | Reviewed this property |
there is limited walking, remember you are in native American reservation lands, but if you want to walk go to the end of the white ruins, is a nice hike down and you will feel the burn when you get to go back up! is worth... More
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