Canyon de Chelly is an excellent example of ancient Puebloan Cliff Dwellings. The Park has captured the imaginations of numerous artists over the years and has been photographed by Ansel Adams. The dwellings are accessible and the Park is near Chinle Arizona which is an easy drive from the El Rancho Hotel.
Visiting Canyon de Chelly
It is best to visit Canyon de Chelly in the late Spring through the Fall. To get to Canyon de Chelly, take 491 North out of Gallup to NM-264. Go West on NM-264 to US-191. Go North on US-191 until you reach Chinle.