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Sandal Trail

Easy/Intermediate

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0.5 mile 0.9 kilometer point to point
Easy/Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 3' 1 m
Descent: -401' -122 m
High: 7,292' 2,223 m
Low: 6,893' 2,101 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 14% (8°)
Max Grade: 63% (32°)

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A self-guided tour to a scenic overlook of Pueblo Cave Dwellings.

Dylan Payne

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Family Friendly A very easy paved trail with several informative exhibits and a view of ancient ruins.

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Conditions in winter may be slippery.

Description

This trail is the only way to view the ruins of Navajo National Monument without taking a guided tour. This trail is also much shorter and easier than those tours. From the visitor center exit simply head out the back and bare right at the dinosaur tracks exhibit. After that it's a straight hike along the canyon rim past signs explaining the history of the people who lived here. After only 0.5 miles you come to the main view point.

Flora & Fauna

A number of trees and plants grow along the trail along with explanations of how the locals tribes utilized them.

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Oct 15, 2019
Meggie Tran
Sep 15, 2018
Dylan Payne

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#42

in Arizona

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The Betatakin Cliff Dwellings.
Sep 18, 2018 near Kayenta, AZ

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