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Address: Chinle, AZ
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Two adjacent caves hold the largest Indian ruin complex at Canyon de Chelly...

Two adjacent caves hold the largest Indian ruin complex at Canyon de Chelly with over 90 rooms.

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Easy Hike

This is one of the easy sites do go. It is paved and safe. You can have a good look at the ruins, specially if the light is favorable.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 25 October 2014
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aptos
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

Mummy Cave in Canyon de Chelly is Worth Visiting. We had a jeep tour and experienced many of he intriguing things including this cave.

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Thank AptosAmy
Phoenix Arizona
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

You are left to your own imagination to all these turn outs on the Canyon as there is absolutely no information about the naming or what happened there etc,,

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Wickenburg, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2015

Mummy Cave is prtty far up the canyon, and itis only accessible by guided tour - on an open truckeor on horseback. The site can also be seen from its viewpoint up on the rim off the north rim drive. Bring binocularsif you have any, and you need a lens with a good zoom.

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Thank Esty666
Sonoita,AZ
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2015

It was a long rough ride back to the ruins, but worth the trip. If you were a good hiker and an all day trek you can do it. I think there are also horse back rides available.

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Thank Wish2BretiredRN
Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2015

We took the all day tour so we could see Mummy Cave. Not sure the extra 3-4 hours was worth the trouble. I would advise taking half day tour unless you are a real history buff or photografer.

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Sibrina Czech republic
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2015

This is very nice overlook to the valley and to a big overhang with beautiful building pretty well preserved.It worth to stop there.

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Thank Ludek S
Portland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2015

If you cannot take the trek into the canyon, this site can be observed from the South rim with binoculars or a good camera lens. It is much like the "White House" in that you don't get a great look into the ruins. Worth the time to see.

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Thank Carl C
Jackson, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2015

After you've seen it, imagine living on the side of a rock. Built around 1300, with no guard rails. Everything from food and water had to be lifted from above. Want to go out? Try climbing up and down. You will be impressed, during the North rim drive of canyon tour.

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Thank Ray H
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2014

This is one of the easy sites do go. It is paved and safe. You can have a good look at the ruins, specially if the light is favorable.

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Thank Mixtraveling
Delray Beach, Florida, United States
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2014

Went for a ride in the late afternoon. Very close to the hotel. this was one of our stops. very impressive! amazing that people actually did live here.

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Thank Debbie H

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