Hoff's Aliner Travels
A Travel Blog for US and Canadian Parks with Geological Notes

Canyon de Chelly

For nearly 5,000 years, people have lived in these canyons – longer than anyone has lived uninterrupted anywhere on the Colorado Plateau. In the place called Tseyi, their homes and images tell us their stories. Today, Navajo families make their homes, raise livestock, and farm the lands in these canyons. The National Park Service and Navajo Nation actively work together to manage park resources.
It’s cold this high even in May. Strong winds came up that night and we had a half inch of snow by the morning.


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