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Northern Arizona
Havasupai Tribe
The best way to reach Havasupai is from the famous Route 66, six miles east of Peach Springs,
onto Indian Route 18, a 64-mile long road to Havasupai Hilltop. From the Hilltop parking lot
there is an eight-mile trail down to Supai Village.

Note: You can only reach the Village of Supai by foot, horse, mule or helicopter. You cannot
drive down into the Grand Canyon. Parking is located at the Havasupai Hilltop where you then
descend into the Canyon. The cost for horse or mule transportation is $78.75 one way or
$157.50 round trip. You must make your reservations three months in advance and pay a 50
percent deposit to Havasupai Tourist Enterprise. Call before arrival to confirm the reservation at
928-448-2121 or 2141 or 2237. All visitors must pay a $20 entrance fee to the reservation upon
arrival to the Village of Supai.

Note: Any rates quoted are subject to change.

There is a scheduled helicopter service and tour packages, including tours of the Grand Canyon
and lodging at Havasupai Lodge, from Grand Canyon Helicopter. Contact Havasupai Tourist
Enterprise for details.

Attractions/Tours/Arts and Crafts

Havasupai Museum of Culture
PO Box 10
Supai, AZ 86435
Tel: 928-448-2611

•   Open Monday thru Friday 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
•   Promotes the general welfare of the Havasupai Tribe
•   Displays the history, culture, art and traditions of the Havasupai
•   Maintains and enhances the vitality of Havasupai living history culture, arts and traditions
•   Collects and preserves material objects of the culture
•   Hosts social gatherings, such as dance, feasts, art fairs and video festivals


Havasupai Lodge
PO Box 159
Supai, AZ 86435
Tel: 928-448-2111 or 2201

•   First-class accommodations in 24-units
•   The only hotel in Supai
•   Air conditioned rooms with private bath
•   No televisions or telephones
•   Reservations are required
•   Nearby café for meals

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Outdoor Recreation

There are four waterfalls (Navajo, Havasu, Mooney and Beaver) 1.8 miles from the village.
Their turquoise blue water offer swimmers a refreshing and relaxing experience. There is a
hiking trail to Beaver Falls and to the Colorado River. Hiking fee is $20 per individual April 1 –
October 31.

Campgrounds – Campground sites are available near the waterfalls two miles north of Supai
Village, near Havasu Falls. Camping elsewhere is prohibited. For information, please contact
the registration desk at the Havasupai Camping Office at 928-448-2121, 2141 or 2237.
• Camping fee is $10 per person per night
• Reservations are required

Note: Any rates quoted are subject to change.

General Information/Ancillary

The Havasupai Tribe does not permit its people to use alcoholic beverages on the reservation,
and drugs are as illegal in Havasu Canyon as they are anywhere else. Tribal law does not
permit the bearing of firearms by anyone on the reservation, nor are machetes either necessary
or useful in the campgrounds. Also, due to the large number of animals living in Havasu
Canyon, the Havasupai Tribe requests that visitors do not bring pets into the Canyon with them.
Please leave liquor, drugs, weapons and pets at home and enjoy the Canyon. Nude bathing is
not allowed.

The Havasupai Tribe will not assume liability for the health or safety of visitors to Havasu
Canyon. The U.S. Indian Health Service can provide emergency care but there is a charge for
such services.

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Northern Arizona

The Hopi Tribe

Attractions/Tours/Arts and Crafts

The Hopi Villages are found at both the base and the top of three mesas dominating the
landscape. These mesas project to the north from the enormous Black Mesa formation like
fingers on a giant hand.

In addition to the mesas and villages, the Hopi people are internationally acclaimed as artisans.
First Mesa is known for its pottery, Second Mesa for coiled basketry and Third Mesa for wicker
basketry. Weavers, Katsina doll carvers and silversmiths are also found within each village.

First Mesa - The three villages lying on top of this mesa are Walpi, Sichomovi and Tewa, while
Polacca sits at the base of the mesa. Walpi, the first settled village on First Mesa, remains
home to individuals and is widely considered the most spectacular of the Hopi Villages as it is
terraced into a narrow rock table. Residents live within this village without modern
conveniences of running water and electricity.

Old two-story stone houses attest to the skill and labor of its people in the use of local stone to
design and build sturdy homes. With an elevation of approximately 6,000 feet, a visit to Walpi
offers the visitor an expansive view that is largely unchanged by the centuries.

Visitors also have an opportunity to observe artisans at work and may purchase art directly from
them. Only guided tours are permitted at Walpi. For a list of licensed tour guides, visit and click on “Tour Guides.”

Second Mesa - The three villages that comprise Second Mesa are Shungopavi, Sipaulovi and
Mishongnovi. Although these villages do not have established tourism programs, one may
contact their community development offices for information regarding activities that may be
open to the public. Village contact information is available at the back of this document.

Third Mesa - Further west are found the villages of Kykotsmovi, Oraibi, Bacavi, Hotevilla and
Moenkopi that comprise the Third Mesa villages. Moenkopi is where a branch of Oraibi was
established as a farming village. Later, it became a permanent settlement. It is divided into two
villages – Upper and Lower Moenkopi.

In addition to the scenery and arts and crafts, visitors are welcome to attend and observe
certain ceremonies. Social and katsina dances are performed today as they have been for
centuries. However, certain dances may not be open to non-Indians. Contact the specific village
for details regarding attending ceremonies.


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Off-Reservation Hopi Related Attractions

Homolovi Ruins State Park – “The Place of the Little Hills”
HC63, Box 5
Winslow, AZ 86047
Tel: 928-289-2024
E-mail: or

The elders of the Hopi tell of the migration of their ancestors, the Hisat’sinom, who moved from
place to place to mark the boundaries of their homeland. Following the instructions of Masau,
who in Hopi tradition owns this world and gave permission for humankind to live here, the
people built their homes and planted their fields. When the time came, members of each clan
moved on to the next stop in their migrations. The ruined walls and scattered, broken pottery
are eloquent testimony of the people that once lived in this place.

Homolovi Ruins State Park consists of over 4000 acres at an elevation of 4900 feet. More than
300 archaeological sites have been identified within the park boundary, including four major
fourteenth century pueblos. Several hiking trails wind through pueblo ruins, some with
petroglyphs. Another leads to the historic sunset Cemetery – all that remains of a settlement
that developed from the Mormon migration of 1876. Cowboys can sometimes be seen working
cattle in this open country.

•   The park is open daily from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and the Visitor Center is open from 8:00
    a.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily
•   Archeology sites open 8:00 a.m. through sunset year-round
•   Homolovi Ruins State Park is closed on Christmas Day
•   Location: approximately three miles northeast of Winslow, AZ on Highway 87
•   There is also a campground with fifty-two spaces
•   Restroom/shower building
•   Tables and grills
•   Day use area is available for picnics


Hopi Cultural Center Inn / Restaurant
PO Box 67
Second Mesa, AZ 86043
Tel: 928-734-2401
Fax: 928-734-6651
Web site:

•   33 rooms with TV, telephone and air conditioning
•   Reservations required during summer months
•   On site restaurant

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Cultural Etiquette and Guidelines for Visitation to the Hopi Tribe

Visitors are welcome to visit Hopi; however they are encouraged to schedule their visitation
through a tribally licensed tour operator. A list of tour operators is available at

While on Hopi, visitors are considered guests and are generally welcome in most villages. The
following guidelines have been established for guests to enjoy their experience on Hopi, while
ensuring that Tribal members living within the villages are not intruded on and that visitation
does not disturb the natural environment.

•   Recording - Picture taking, video recording, audio recording, sketching and note taking are
    strictly prohibited on Hopi. This is largely due to unauthorized publication of recordings for
    profit by non-Hopi. Visitors are encouraged to use their minds and hearts to capture the
    memorable moments of their visit.
•   Appropriate attire - While on tour, visitors are encouraged to dress for the season. Summer
    tours require the visitor to bring plenty of water, wear sunscreen, hats and sturdy walking
    shoes. Winter tours require the visitor to wear warm clothing, gloves and sturdy walking
    shoes. If one is fortunate to visit a village during a ceremony, conservative attire is
    recommended. Females should wear dresses and males pants. Hats are not permitted to be
    worn while observing ceremonies.
•   Observing Ceremonies - Not all ceremonies are open to outside visitors. Each village
    governs its own ceremonies, thus visitors are encouraged to seek guidance from local shop
    owners or by contacting village administrative offices. Ceremonies are not posted for the
    general public. If the ceremony is open to the public, one should quietly observe, without
    asking specifics of the ceremony. Stay within the periphery of the dances, away from the
    kivas and do not pick up any loose feathers and other objects. Unless invited into a home,
    please depart the village quietly.
•   Removal of artifacts - Throughout the Hopi villages, visitors will observe shrines that are
    easily recognizable as such. Visitors may view shrines and other objects as part of their
    tour, however will not be taken to then. Such shrines are not meant to be disturbed. Please
    don’t ask to visit or attempt to wander from your tour to see a shrine. Loose pottery shards,
    feathers, artifacts and other objects found while on tour are to be left alone. Disruption to
    shrines or picking up artifacts is prohibited and subject to federal prosecution.
•   Archaeological sites - If you are fortunate to visit Hopi archaeological sites, this means that
    your tour guide has secured the required permit(s) to take you there. It is important to know
    that all archaeological sites located on the Hopi Reservation are protected by federal laws
    and Hopi Tribal Ordinances.
•   Camping - Overnight camping is allowed at designated locations.
•   Hiking - Hiking on foot trails is permitted only in designated areas.
•   Alcohol, drugs and firearms - Transporting or consuming alcohol and/or drugs, and the
    possession of firearms are prohibited by law on the Hopi reservation.

Please observe all rules and regulations established by the village you are visiting. The villages
are autonomous and have the authority to establish their own governing policies supported by
the Hopi Tribal Council. It is advisable to check with the village Community Administrative
Offices before going into a village to visit or attend ceremonies.

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Village Administrative Offices

(This list is provided in order of their geographical location along Arizona Highway 264, East to

Villages                                             Tourism Office
First Mesa Consolidated Villages                     FMCV Tourism Program
(928) 737-2670                                       (928) 737-2262

Walpi Village                                        Walpi Tours
(928) 737-9556                                       (928) 737-9556

Sichomovi Village
(928) 737-1257

Tewa Village
(928) 737-2254

Sipaulovi Village
(928) 737-2570

Mishongnovi Village
(cell only) (928) 309-7340

Shungopavi Village
(928) 734-7135

Kykotsmovi Village
(928) 734-2474

Hotevilla Village
(928) 734-2420

Bacavi Village
(928) 734-9360

Upper Moenkopi Village
(928) 283-8051

Lower Moenkopi Village
(928) 283-5212

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Northern Arizona

Hualapai Tribe

Attractions/Tours/Arts and Crafts/Outdoor Recreation

The Hualapai Reservation area offers hunting, fishing, hiking and camping facilities. The Tribal
Wildlife Department sells a limited number of hunting permits for elk, javelin, deer and desert
bighorn sheep. For information call 928-769-2228. The hunting expeditions are world renown.
Access into the Grand Canyon by car and tours to the western rim of the Grand Canyon and
rivers rafting on the Colorado River are major attractions. The Canyon can be viewed by foot or

Offering an alternative to the more crowded Grand Canyon National Park, Grand Canyon West
attracts more than 12,000 guests each month. Lake Mead National Recreation area lies to the
west of the reservation.

Grand Canyon West
PO Box 359
Peach Springs, AZ 86434
Tel: 928-669-0269
Fax: 928-769-2410

Introduced in 1988, Grand Canyon West offers an unparalleled panoramic vista of the Grand
Canyon. 150 miles west of Grand Canyon National Park, at the West Rim of the Canyon, there
exists a pristine wilderness. A six-mile guided bus tour to Eagle Point and Guano Point is
narrated by Hualapai Indian guides. Guests will enjoy a BBQ lunch and have the opportunity to
buy authentic Hualapai art and jewelry. Hours of operation: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. daily, year

Eagle Point is a natural rock formation at an elevation of 4700 ft. that is an off-shoot of
Quartermaster Canyon. Here a Native American Indian Village with Hualapai wickieups, Navajo
Hogons, Hopi House and other tribal dwellings can be seen and experienced. Tourist can
spend the day walking around the Indian Village and also experience a Native American cultural

Guano Point is part of the tram that extended to the north side of the Canyon where a rich
guano mine was located. The natural rock formations for climbing and hiking are an option to
an easy walk down to the point where the full majesty of the Grand Canyon and the Colorado
River can be appreciated.

Helicopter rides below the rim of the Grand Canyon offer guests a viewpoint for picture taking
opportunities and a tour of Quartermaster Canyon. This canyon is an inner canyon off of
Granite Gorge. Hiking and photos are incredible at this remote viewpoint, which are not
accessible from any other place. Horseback tours are also available.

Hualapai River Runners
PO Box 246, 900 South Highway 66
Peach Springs, AZ 86434-0246
Tel: 888-255-9550 or 928-769-2219
Fax: 928-769-2637

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One-Day Colorado River Trip:
The one-day trip includes the river trip and lunch. Guests leave the Hualapai Lodge in Peach
Springs at 8:00 a.m. for the river-rafting trip from Diamond Creek on the Lower Colorado River.
The group will dock along the banks of the Colorado to hike to Travertine Falls, a spring fed
waterfall in a cavern approx. 50-75 feet above the river. Whitewater rafting is also part of the
adventure. A lunch will be served during the rafting trip and free snacks and drinks are always
available. The afternoon float will take guests past rock formations and side canyon views. At
Grand Canyon West Airport rafters will be helicoptered from the bottom of the canyon to the top
of the canyon. Spectacular views of the river and Grand Canyon walls are seen on the upward
journey. Rafter will travel 75 miles back to Peach Springs. Rafters (guests) will return to the
Hualapai Lodge between 6:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m.

Season: March through October


The Hualapai Lodge
900 North Route 66
Peach Springs, AZ 86434-0358
Tel: 928-769-2230 or 888-255-9550
Fax: 928-769-2372

The Lodge is a new addition to the area, built to accommodate visitors to the Hualapai Nation,
Grand Canyon West, Hualapai River Runners and the conservation area. Fifty-six large, well-
appointed rooms, three meeting rooms and a restaurant are now open for the comfort and
convenience of travelers. A new fitness center and salt pool is also available for your
enjoyment. Situated on Historic Route 66 on the longest undisturbed stretch of highway left of
the “Mother Road” of the 1930’s and 1940’s, the Lodge retains the flavor of the period when
Route 66 was a main thoroughfare from east to west. The Lodge creates summer packages in
conjunction with the Hualapai River Runners and Grand Canyon West. Please contact the
Lodge to inquire about these special packages.

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Northern Arizona

Kaibab-Paiute Tribe

The reservation is surrounded by a wonderland of historic recreation and geological sights.
Pipe Spring National Monument is located immediately adjacent to Tribal Headquarters. Zion
National Historical Association operates the bookstore in the visitor center. Tour groups/buses
are welcome. Call 928-643-7329. The Vermillion Cliffs are a site to see as you drive along the
reservation as well as the Steamboat Rock formation. Just a few hours drive away is the North
Rim, Grand Canyon National Park, Cedar Breaks National Monument, Coral Pink Sand Dunes,
Utah State Park and other scenic attractions. Lake Powell, Glen Canyon and Lake Mead
National Recreation Areas are all within easy touring distance.

Attractions/Tours/Arts and Crafts

Pipe Spring National Monument/Kaibab-Paiute Tribal Cultural Center
Located on State Highway 289
HC 65, Box 5
Fredonia, AZ. 86022
Tel: 928-643-7105 Visitor Information
Fax: 928-643-7583

This was the site of the only reliable water source for prehistoric Indians, Spanish explorers, and
early settlers. It was the traditional home of the Kaibab Paiute Indians and Ancestral
Puebloans. Mormon settlers discovered the site in the late 1850s but were driven out by the
Navajo by the 1860s. The Monument is the result of a treaty signed at Fort Defiance, AZ, with
the Mormons who looked to construct a cattle tithing center for animals donated to the church.

•   Park entrance fee $5 per person
•   Visitor Center hours June thru August 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and September thru May 8:00
    a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
•   Ranger-guided tours, living history demonstrations

Outdoor Recreation

Hiking - Muuputs Canyon is a one mile round trip hike that requires a guide. The canyon is rich
with plant and wildlife activity. Petroglyphs are visible on canyon walls. Also available is a
booklet interpreting the trail for a small fee. Reservations can be made by telephone 928-643-
7245 or by e-mail at


Kaibab Campground/RV Park
Tel: 928-643-7245

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•   Camper/trailer park
•   Camping area
•   Laundry and shower facilities, dump site

For information regarding lodging in Fredonia, contact the Fredonia Chamber of Commerce at

General Information/Ancillary

Red Cliffs Mobil Station
Tel: 928-643-6040

•   Gasoline
•   Convenience store

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Navajo Nation
Navajo Nation lands extend into the states of Arizona, New Mexico and Utah. Navajo Nation
operates on Daylight Savings Time from April to October. The rest of Arizona does not observe
Daylight Savings Time.

Attractions/Tours/Arts and Crafts

Canyon de Chelly National Monument
PO Box 588
Chinle, AZ 86503
Tel: 928-674-5500/5502 (Visitors Center)
Web site:

Canyon de Chelly is located in the heart of the Navajo Reservation. It consists of two major
canyons, Canyon de Chelly and Canyon del Muerto, that were formed millions of years ago by
the uplift of the Defiance Plateau and stream erosion. The canyons provide a hospitable
environment amidst a harsh but majestic and breathtakingly beautiful landscape and the history
of humans and their relationship to the land is both rich and complex.

•   The Visitors Center is open daily, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., October through April and 8:00
    a.m. to 6:00 p.m. May through September, including holidays (except Christmas Day)
•   No entrance fee required for the park
•   Rim drive and trail are open dawn to dusk
•   Guided hiking, horseback riding and four-wheel-drive-vehicle tours are available. Contact
    the Canyon de Chelly Visitors Center for a complete listing of available tours and certified
    Navajo guides
•   Private/individual cars are not permitted within the Canyon without an authorized guide

Navajo Nation Window Rock Monument & Veterans Memorial Park
PO Box 9000
Window Rock, AZ 86515
Tel: 928-871-6647

The Navajo Nation Window Rock Monument & Veteran’s Memorial Park is a blending of Diné
(Navajo) philosophy and U.S military traditions, honoring the Navajo Veteran. The park was
dedicated on November 11, 1995 to commemorate those men and women who gave the
ultimate sacrifice in the service of their country, the land and the Diné way of life.

•   No entrance fee required for the park
•   Open daily from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
•   Trails and picnic tables are available
•   No camping is allowed
•   Located beneath the monumental, naturally formed Window Rock for which the capital is

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Navajo Nation Council Chambers
PO Box 1400
Window Rock, AZ 86515
Tel: 928-871-6417

The Navajo Nation Government is considered the most sophisticated form of Indian government
in the United States. It was reorganized in 1991 to form a three branch government: executive,
legislative and judicial. It consists of a governing body of 88 council delegates representing 110
chapters or communities throughout the reservation. The Navajo Nation Council meets four
times a year as a full body. While the council is in session, guests are likely to hear delegates
carry on their tradition by speaking in Navajo – a perfect example of its culture.

•   No entrance fee required
•   Open during legislative session
•   Tours are available

Diné College (Formerly Navajo Community College)
PO Box 37
Tsaile, AZ 86556
Tel: 928-724-6600
Web site:

Off Indian Routes 64 and 12 near the scenic Lukachukai and Chuska Mountains in Tsaile,
Arizona is Diné College. The first Tribally controlled community college in the country, it
features a six story, hogan shaped cultural center. Diné Community College was established in
1969 to prepare students for continuing studies at four-year institutions. Curriculum focus is on
Navajo crafts, language, music, dance, healing ceremonies and politics, plus vocational training
and adult education.

•   No entrance fee required
•   Hatathlii Museum and Gallery
•   Diné College Bookstore sells Navajo books on culture, religion and language

Ned A. Hatathli Museum Center
Diné Community College
PO Box 37
Tsaile, AZ 86556
Tel: 928-724-6654
Web site:

Located on the campus of Diné College in Tsaile, Arizona. The museum houses a permanent
collection of archaeology and pottery, ethnographic resources and medicine bundles, visiting
collections from private museums and other colleges and contemporary artifacts.

•   Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
•   No entrance fee required
•   Seminars and demonstrations are offered - call for schedule

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Rainbow Natural Bridge
Navajo Parks and Recreation Department
PO Box 9000
Window Rock, AZ 86515
Tel: 928-871-6647 or 7307

Standing majestically above the serene blue waters of Lake Powell is the world-famous
Rainbow Bridge National Monument – the world’s largest natural bridge, stretching some 290
feet high.

•   A permit is required for hiking and camping
•   Accessible only by hiking, boat, or horseback – approximately 14 miles over rough canyon
    country or about 50 miles by boat
•   Tours and other services are available in Page, Arizona

Chaco Cultural National Historical Park
PO Box 220
Nageezi, NM 87037
Tel: 505-786-7014
Web site:

The Anasazi ruins of Chaco are the physical remains of a culture that flourished from 900 A.D.
through 1150 A.D. There are 13 major ruins, and over 3500 sites have been recorded within
park boundaries. All routes to the park include at least 20 miles of unpaved road. It is
recommended that during bad weather visitors inquire locally or call the Park about the
conditions of the roads.

•   Open daily from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., except Thanksgiving, Christmas Day and New
    Year’s Day
•   The trails and campgrounds are open every day
•   Entrance fee to the park is $8 per vehicle or $4 per individual
•   Camping fee is $10 per night
•   There are no services available at the park and the nearest town is 60 miles away

Hubbell Trading Post and National Historic Site
PO Box 150
Ganado, AZ 86505
Tel: 928-755-3475

Located 28 miles west of Window Rock on State Highway 264, Hubbell Trading Post is home of
the nation’s oldest known trading post. In fact, many Navajos still purchase groceries and other
dry goods there today.

•   Open daily from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., summers 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
•   Free admission
•   Scheduled guided tours and self-guided tours are available

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Monument Valley Tribal Park
PO Box 360289
Monument Valley, UT 84536
Tel: 435-727-5870

The entrance is in Utah but the majority of the Park is on the Navajo Reservation in Arizona.
Monument Valley is about 320 miles from Phoenix and 150 miles northwest of Window Rock.
The View Restaurant, which seats 200 people, offers breathtaking views of the Park.

•   Entrance fee to the Park is $5 per person
•   Escorted tours by a Navajo Tribal member may be booked at the visitor center
•   Vehicle drive and trail is open from dawn to dusk

Navajo Nation Tribal Museum
PO Box 1840
Window Rock, AZ 86515
Tel: 928-871-7941
Fax: 928-871-7942

The 58,000 sq. ft. museum opened in August, 1998, and is the largest Native American
museum in the country. The structure also houses the museum center, classrooms, work
rooms, children’s museum, resource room and the office of Miss Navajo Nation. An indoor
theatre has a seating capacity for 160 and an outdoor amphitheater will seat approximately

•   No admission fee
•   Open 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday and Saturday, 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Tuesday through
    Friday, except on holidays
•   Closed Sundays
•   Call for information about openings on Saturday and evenings for special events
•   Library, gallery and snack bar

Navajo Nation Zoological & Botanical Park
PO Box 9000
Window Rock, AZ 86515
Tel: 928-871-6573

The zoo includes animals that are native to the Navajo Nation and domestic animals that are
culturally important to the Navajo people, especially large mammals and birds of prey. It
includes an exhibition center, trails and examples of traditional Navajo dwellings.

•   Open year-round except on Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day
•   Group tours are available

St. Michaels Historical Museum
PO Box 680
St. Michaels, AZ 86511
Tel: 928-871-4171

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Northern Arizona
Located three miles west of the Arizona/New Mexico state line on State Highway 264, in St.
Michaels, this small museum provides an overview of the early influence of the Franciscan
Friars upon the Navajo people.

•   No admission fee
•   Open daily 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. from Memorial Day through Labor Day
•   Open weekends only, May & October
•   Call for confirmation of hours

Antelope Point Marina
Antelope Canyon Tribal Park
PO Box 4803
Page, AZ 86040
Tel: 928-698-2808

Antelope Point Marina is located on the Navajo Nation along the southern shoreline of Lake
Powell near Page, Arizona. It offers boat access to Lake Powell along the original channel of the
Colorado River.

The luxury marina has 80 wet slips for lease, dry storage launch ramp and houseboat rentals.
This is the first phase of the luxury marina that will be comprised of 225 Resort Casita units, a
Navajo Cultural Center, artists’ studios and more by 2008. For further information, contact
Antelope Point Holdings, LLC at 602-952-0114 or visit

•   Hours of operation are Monday thru Thursday, 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.; Friday thru Sunday,
    6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
•   The Antelope Point Fee station is staffed by Navajo Nation Parks and Recreation
•   Weekly and annual entrance and boating passes purchased at Antelope Point are honored
    at other entrances to Glen Canyon National Recreation Area
•   Weekly and annual passes bought at Glen Canyon National Recreation Area entrances are
    honored at Antelope Point
•   Six-lane launch ramp
•   Two courtesy docks
•   Beach access road
•   Over 300 pull through parking spaces for vehicles with trailers
•   50 parking spaces for single vehicles
•   Restroom facilities

Navajo Arts & Crafts Enterprise
PO Box 160
Window Rock, AZ 86515
Tel: 928-871-4090

A Navajo Nation enterprise since 1941, Navajo Arts & Crafts sells authentic rugs, sand
paintings, jewelry, pottery and other fine handcrafted Navajo arts and crafts. There are four
locations in Arizona.

Window Rock
Tel: 928-871-4090

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Northern Arizona
Highway 264 & Route 12
The capitol of the Navajo Nation – just a short drive from Gallup

Tel: 928-679-2244
US Highway 89 & State Road 64
Less than one hour from Flagstaff, at the turnoff to the Grand Canyon

Tel: 928-674-5338
Highway 191 & Route 7
At the entrance to Canyon de Chelly National Monument

Tel: 928-697-8611
Highway 160 & Route 163
At the gateway of Monument Valley


Cameron - Grey Mountain - Grand Canyon

Cameron Trading Post/Motel
PO Box 339
Cameron, AZ 86020
Tel: 800-338-7385

•   Gift shop, gallery and grocery store, open 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
•   66 rooms
•   Restaurant seating accommodates 153
•   Guided tours provided
•   RV park with full hook-up

Chinle - Canyon de Chelly - Canyon del Muerto

Best Western Canyon de Chelly Motel
PO Box 295
Chinle, AZ 86503
Tel: 800-327-0354

•   102 rooms
•   Three dining rooms, restaurant seating accommodates 280
•   Indoor swimming pool

Chinle Holiday Inn
PO Box 1889
Chinle, AZ 86503
Tel: 928-674-5000 or 800-465-4329

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Northern Arizona
•   108 rooms
•   Restaurant and a lounge seating 174
•   Outdoor swimming pool

Thunderbird Lodge
PO Box 548
Chinle, AZ 86503
Tel: 928-674-5841

•   72 rooms open year-round and offers reduced rates from November 1 through February 28
•   Jeep tours into Canyon de Chelly are available
•   Restaurant seating 100
•   Gift shop
•   Reservations are recommended
•   Located ½ mile from the Canyon de Chelly National Monument Visitor’s Center

Many Farms Inn
PO Box 307
Many Farms, AZ 86538
Tel: 928-781-6362

•   Dormitory style rooms with shared bath
•   Located 17 miles north of Chinle

Kayenta - Monument Valley

Anasazi Inn
PO Box 1543
Kayenta, AZ 86033
Tel: 928-697-3793

•   58 rooms
•   Restaurant seats 56
•   Located 10 miles west of Kayenta

Hampton Inn
PO Box 1219
Kayenta, AZ 86033
Tel: 928-697-3170

•   73 rooms
•   Free continental breakfast bar
•   Restaurant seats 90 - open for lunch and dinner
•   Swimming pool
•   Indoor corridor with elevator

Goulding’s Lodge - Restaurant
PO Box 1
Monument Valley, UT 84536
Tel: 435-727-3231

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Northern Arizona

•   62 rooms
•   Restaurant seats 150
•   Banquet room 150
•   Gift shop, post office and museum
•   Jeep tours are available

Kayenta Holiday Inn
PO Box 307
Kayenta, AZ 86033
Tel: 928-697-3221 or 800-465-4329

•   164 rooms
•   Restaurant seating 176
•   Lounge
•   Gift shop
•   Outdoor pool
•   Jeep tours are available

Best Western Wetherill Inn
PO Box 175
Kayenta, AZ 86053
Tel: 928-697-3231

•   54 rooms
•   Indoor pool
•   Restaurant located nearby

Nageezi/Chaco Canyon

Chaco Inn at the Post
PO Box 40
Nageezi, NM 87037
Tel: 505-632-3646

•   Bed and breakfast lodging

Tuba City

Greyhills Inn
PO Box 160
Tuba City, AZ 86045
Tel: 928-283-4450

•   32 rooms – located on the grounds of Greyhills Academy (high school)
•   Shared restrooms
•   Free coffee in the lobby

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Northern Arizona
Quality Inn
PO Box 247
Tuba City, AZ 86045
Tel: 928-283-4545 or 800-644-8383

•   80 rooms
•   Restaurant located next door

Window Rock/Navajo Nation Capital

Quality Inn – Navajo Nation Capital, Diné Restaurant
Highway 264 and Highway 12
PO Box 2340
Window Rock, AZ 86515
Tel: 1-800-662-6189 or 928-871-4108

•   53 rooms
•   Restaurant and Coffee shop open daily from 6:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
•   Seats 150-200
•   Deluxe individual and family tours with a step-on guide are available

Navajoland Days Inn
PO Box 905
St. Michaels, AZ 86511
Tel: 928-871-5690 or 1-800-DAYSINN

•   65 rooms, eight suites
•   Indoor pool, sauna, spa, fitness room
•   Continental breakfast, guest laundry, conference rooms
•   Denny’s restaurant located on the grounds


Chinle/Canyon de Chelly/Canyon Del Muerto

Spider Rock RV Park and Camping
PO Box 2509
Chinle, AZ 86503
Tel: 928-674-8261

•   Privately owned campground
•   Located eight miles east of the Visitor Center on the South Rim Drive

Cottonwood Campground
PO Box 588
Chinle, AZ 86503
Tel: 928-674-5501 or 5510

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Northern Arizona
•   RV park facilities
•   Located next to Thunderbird Lodge in Chinle, Arizona

Kayenta/Monument Valley

Mitten View Campground
PO Box 36029
Monument Valley, UT 84536-0289
Tel: 435-727-5870

•   Open from March 15 to October 31

Goulding’s KOA
PO Box 360001
Monument Valley, UT 84536
Tel: 435-727-3235
Web site:

•   Seven miles northwest of Monument Valley Tribal Park

Tsaile/Wheatfields Lake/Tsaile Lake/Asaayi Lake/Narbona Pass

Wheatfields Lake Campground

•   44 miles north of Window Rock, Arizona on Indian Route 12
•   RVs are welcome

Camp Asaayi Lake Campground

•   11 miles east of Navajo, New Mexico on Indian Highway 12
•   RVs are not recommended due to terrain

Tsaile Lake Campground

•   Two miles off Indian Highway 12, south of Dine College in Tsaile, Arizona
•   RVs are not recommended due to terrain

Narbona Pass Campground

•   East on Indian Highway 12 and NM State Highway 134 to Crystal, NM, then five more miles
•   Only open for day use

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Northern Arizona
General Information/Ancillary

Navajo Fish and Wildlife
PO Box 1480
Window Rock, AZ 86515
Tel: 928-871-6451/6452

Navajo Parks and Recreation Department
PO Box 9000
Window Rock, AZ 86515
Tel: 928-871-6647

This office can provide brochures and other information regarding the facilities and locations of
recreational areas throughout the Navajo Nation.

Navajo Nation Rules & Regulations

1. Respect the privacy and customs of the Navajo people. Enter homes only upon invitation.

2. Please keep Navajoland clean. Do not litter! Do not burn or bury trash. Please place all
   refuse in trash containers. Please keep pets on a leash or in a confined area.

3. Alcoholic beverages are prohibited on Navajoland.

4. Please stay on the designated self-guided roads unless accompanied by a tour guide.

5. Rock climbing and off-trail hiking are prohibited.

6. Fires are permitted only in grills and fireplaces or in similar controlled devices. No open
   ground fires in campgrounds.

7. Do not disturb or remove animals, plants, rocks or artifacts.

8. Please observe quiet hours from 11:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. at all camping areas.

9. The use of firearms is prohibited on the Navajo Nation.

10. The Navajo Nation is not responsible for any injuries, accidents or thefts of personal
    property while traveling through the reservation.

11. Please restrict travel to designated trails and established routes. Off road travel by four-
    wheel vehicles, dune buggies, jeeps and motorcycles is prohibited on back country roads.

12. Photography for personal use is allowed. However, permission to photograph the Navajo
    residents and their property is required. A gratuity is expected. Photography for commercial
    use requires a permit.

NOTE: Navajo Nation operates on Daylight Savings Time from April to October. The rest of
Arizona does not observe Daylight Savings Time.

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Northern Arizona

San Juan Southern Paiute Tribe

Attractions/Tours/Arts and Crafts

There are no organized tours to any areas of the reservation at the present time. All information
regarding a visit should be directed to the Office of the President.


There are no lodging facilities available on the reservation. However, accommodations can be
found in Tuba City. See Navajo Nation section of this directory for contacts.

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Northern Arizona

Pueblo of Zuni
Located southeast of Holbrook, the reservation straddles the state line with New Mexico with the
smaller portion in Arizona, however, this area currently does not offer tourism attractions. The
New Mexico portion offers scenic beauty, world-class arts and historic and cultural attractions.

Attractions/Tours/Arts and Crafts

There are no organized tours to any areas of the reservation at the present time. All information
regarding a visit should be directed to the Tourism Office.


There are no lodging facilities available on the reservation.

For more information contact:
Pueblo of Zuni Tourism Office
PO Box 339
Zuni, NM 87327
Tel: 505-782-7238
Web site:

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