These sandstone spires stood 700 feet above the valley in the little know Canyon de Chelly in northeast Arizona. Despite being national monument (just a level below national park), the park itself is also where some Navajo Indian people call home. There is, however, only one trail down to the valley that's open to the public to see old Indian ruins. The other trails would require hiring local guides to take you down. It is also a wonderful location for star gazing thanks to the lack of light pollution and dry, cloudless skies.

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