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White House Overlook

Chinle, AZ
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It was amazing to see the ruins on the side of the cliff. A short walk toothed overlook. There... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Patty W
Ogden, Utah

There is a sense of awe when standing on the overlook looking down at the canyon and across to the... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2017
Val I
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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Scenic stop along the South Rim Drive in Canyon de Chelly.
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  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was amazing to see the ruins on the side of the cliff. A short walk toothed overlook. There are restrooms here. It is a very beautiful valley.

Thank Patty W
Reviewed 27 July 2017

There is a sense of awe when standing on the overlook looking down at the canyon and across to the White House Ruins. I visited 2x during one trip. One time was after the water in the wash was running pretty fast. I returned in...More

Thank Val I
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Another perspective of the White House ruin--words can't describe...love this ruin--you can hike to it (via trail) tour it via jeep from Thunderbird Lodge and see it from the overlook--3 dimensions!

Thank ZinnHouston
Reviewed 4 July 2017

This is an amazing place to view the canyon and ruins in Canyon de Chelly. The red rocks against the green of the canyon and the river are simply an amazing viewing experience. Visiting Canyon de Chelly is well worth the time to visit if...More

Thank Go2theZoo
Reviewed 11 June 2017

This is a key location to look into the canyon. From this point, you have wonderful vistas and views into the floor of the canyon. You will marvel at the power of water over time as you view the gentle river and green zone below....More

Thank 1Goldwinger
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Nice archaeological site you can see from the rim. There is a fence in front of the site so expect it in your pictures. Nice trail from the overlook to the site if you want to hike it. It's the only hike you can do...More

Thank HemisphereRambler
Reviewed 9 April 2017

This overlook is the trailhead for the path which leads down into the Canyon. Most of the edges at the overlook are unfenced and there are notices about keeping children and pets under control. The views from the overlook are stunning, even if you decide...More

Thank mjc404
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Nice stop along the south road. Easy to see why this canyon has been a welcoming place to live for centuries - towering canyon walls, wandering stream, and green trees and shrubs. Interesting ruins and worth the stop.

Thank Tom H
Reviewed 17 January 2017

This is a viewpoint that overlooks the White House Ruin in Canyon de Chelly National Monument. It is located on South Rim Drive (Rt. 7) about 5.5 miles east of the entrance and visitor center (free admission). The overlook is wheelchair-accessible and there is a...More

1  Thank CrankingChick
Reviewed 29 December 2016

The overlook provide amazing view of the White House, it is in a very high location so be careful mainly if you are with kids. This stop allows you to walk the trail without a tour guide - enjoy it!

Thank Daniel A
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