Trail Run Project Logo

White House Trail

 3 votes

Length

2.0 Miles 3.3 Kilometers

77%

Runnable

0%

Singletrack

Elevation

524' 160 m

Ascent

-525' -160 m

Descent

10%

Avg Grade (6°)

34%

Max Grade (19°)

6,179' 1,883 m

High

5,655' 1,724 m

Low

Conditions


All Clear 39 days ago
Dry History

Getting forecast...

The White House Trail heads into Canyon de Chelly and ends at the White House ruins.

Chris McD

Overview

A great trail into Canyon de Chelley to visit the White House ruins, an Anasazi cliff dwelling.
Features: River/Creek — Views
Dogs: No Dogs

Description

To access White House Ruin trailhead from the Canyon de Chelly visitor center, take the South Rim Road, Route 7, for approximately 6 miles. The turn off to the White House Ruin overlook/White House Ruin trailhead is well-marked.

From the trailhead at White House Ruin lookout, you'll see signs marking the trail down into Canyon de Chelly to visit the White House ruins. The White House ruins are Anasazi cliff dwellings.

Please remember that Canyon de Chelly is administered by the National Park Service, but on land belonging to the Navajo Nation. The White House Ruin trail is the only trail within the park that does not require a guide. The trail to the ruin descends approximately 600 feet. The roundtrip is about 2.5 miles.

Contacts

You & this Featured Run


Rate Quality


   Clear Rating

Rate Difficulty

Get On-Trail Navigation

Send to Phone
Your Check-Ins

Check-Ins

none

Trail Ratings

  3.7 from 3 votes

#2946

Overall
  3.7 from 3 votes
5 Star
33%
4 Star
33%
3 Star
0%
2 Star
33%
1 Star
0%
Rankings

#111

in Arizona

#2,946

Overall
79 Views Last Month
825 Since Nov 16, 2015
Easy/Intermediate Easy/Intermediate

33%
67%
0%
0%
0%
0%

0 Comments

Trail Run Project is part of the REI Co-op family,
where a life outdoors is a life well lived.

Shop REI Running