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The Green Valley Camera Club makes a return trip to Monument Valley and Canyon De Chelly!



Sunday, April 22, 2012 through Wednesday April 25, 4 days, 3 nights.

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4/22/12 – Leave Green Valley and drive to Canyon De Chelly (8 hour drive). Overnight at Thunderbird Lodge – 800-679-2473 ($115/$122 Group Rate, 50% deposit) or Holiday Inn – 928-674-5000 ($64 Group Rate).

4/23/12 – 3 hour tour of Canyon de Chelly ($52) then drive to Monument Valley (2.5 hour drive). Overnight at Goulding Lodge  -435-727-3231 ($165/$169), The View – 435-727-5555 ($149 up) or Kayenta Inn - 928-697-3221 ($72 Group Rate).

4/24/12 – Tour of the Monument Valley environs. Morning or afternoon Jeep tours are available, about $50 each. Some free time to explore, some routes may require 4 Wheel Drive or High Clearance Vehicle.

4/25/12 – Return to Green Valley (7.5 hour drive) or stay in the area and do more exploring on your own. Options are Arches National Park, Valley of the Gods, Antelope Canyon (Page AZ).




Motel reservations are on your own. The Club will be making several tours available which will be scheduled when the number of signups is determined. For additional information call Carl at 215-872-1325 or csparfeld@cox.net.

Group rates have been arranged at some of the motels mentioned above, ask when making reservations for group rates for the Green Valley Camera Club.

Taxes on all arrangements range from 13% to 22% additional to the prices in this flyer, depending on location and tribal taxes.


RV Availability

RV Camping spaces are available at the Cottonwood Campground at Canyon De Chelly. This is free and is Dry Camping (restrooms, carry your own water, a dump station, no hookups).  The maximum length for RV's and trailers is 35 feet.  Campsites are available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

In Monument Valley, Goulding’s Campground also offers camping 6 minutes from the Visitors Center. $44 full hookup, $25 no hookups.  (435) 727-3231.


What to Wear

Canyon de Chelly – April average high 69, low 36. Altitude 6000 feet.

Monument Valley – April average high 68, low 44. Altitude 5500 feet.






You must be a member of Green Valley Recreation and the Green Valley Camera Club to register for this Field Trip.