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Lower Antelope Canyon Hiking Tour

Highlights:

  • Navajo Sandstone can only be found in the Southwest
  • Guides are fully versed in Southwestern culture
  • Guides are indigenous to the surrounding area

Lower Antelope Canyon Tour Overview:

Visitors begin their guided Lower Antelope Canyon tour with a short 10-minute walk from the check-in booth to the entrance of the canyon. The trail leading to the entrance of Lower Antelope Canyon is composed of Navajo sandstone making the decent to the canyon entrance both rocky and sandy, for our guests’ safety and comfort we advise appropriate shoes be worn.

As you begin your 1 – 1.5-hour adventure (all-walking) with Lower Antelope Canyon Tours, your experience will span roughly 1,800 meters (1.1 miles) round trip. Upon descending down five flights of stairs (35 meters) into the largest cavern of the tour, guests’ will begin their majestic ascent through the kaleidoscope of colors naturally provided by the unique creation of Navajo Sandstone, as a result of rain, wind, and erosion. The numerous echelons throughout the canyon consist of eight uniquely built ladders (with handrails) for safety.

Items not allowed:

  • All bags (including transparent/clear bags) *Effective May 4, 2023
  • No tripods, monopods, and selfie sticks
  • No go-pros or live action cameras
  • You are allowed to bring your belongings in your pockets or in a clear plastic bag.
  • Cremations of loved ones are not to be disbursed within Navajo Nation Parks navajonationparks.org/rules-regulations/
  • Per Navajo Nation Law drones are not allowed navajonationparks.org/rules-regulations/
  • No open toed shoes, sandals, or shoes with heels
  • No pets or service animals (due to safety)
  • No firearms or weapons
  • No smoking
  • No walking sticks (including hiking sticks) 

Cautionary Information:

  • Lower Antelope Canyon is “V” shape, wide at the top and narrow at the base, not recommended for those who are sensitive to enclosed spaces
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Potential but rare encounters with harmful Southwestern “creepy crawlers” (snakes, spiders, scorpions, etc.).
From the bottom of the hiking tour
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