Keet Seel Area

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Shonto, AZ 86054- Map It
(928) 672-2700

AAA Editor Notes

Keet Seel Area is accessible by hiking a difficult 17-mi. round-trip trail (with a daily limit of 20 people). The area contains the largest and best-preserved cliff dwellings in the vicinity, which date 1250-1300. To protect these fragile ruins there is a daily limit of 20 people. Note: This trip is not recommended for inexperienced hikers. Hikers are required to attend a trail briefing to receive a permit and are advised to bring sufficient bottled water. Primitive campgrounds are available for hikers.
Free. Check with rangers at the visitor center for reservations, which can be confirmed 1 week prior. Reservations are required and can be made beginning in January for the year.
Hours: Trail open Memorial Day-Labor Day. Schedules for tours of the ruins vary.