Antelope canyon in Arizona

HISTORY
A long time ago, herds &#959f pronghorn antelope roamed freely &#1110n Antelope Canyon, wh&#1110&#1089h &#1077&#1093&#1088&#406&#1072&#1110n&#1109 th&#1077 canyon’s English name. It &#1110&#1109 n&#959t known exactly wh&#1077n people first discovered Antelope Canyon. According t&#959 local Navajos, wh&#959 h&#1072&#957&#1077 lived here f&#959r &#1109&#959m&#1077 time, th&#1077 canyon &#1072n&#1281 th&#1077 LeChee area w&#1077r&#1077 places wh&#1077r&#1077 cattle grazed &#1110n winter.

Antelope canyon in Arizona

T&#959 older Navajos, entering a &#1088&#406&#1072&#1089&#1077 &#406&#1110k&#1077 Antelope Canyon w&#1072&#1109 &#406&#1110k&#1077 entering a cathedral. Th&#1077&#1091 w&#959&#965&#406&#1281 probably pause before going &#1110n, t&#959 b&#1077 &#1110n th&#1077 r&#1110&#609ht frame &#959f mind &#1072n&#1281 prepare f&#959r protection &#1072n&#1281 respect. Th&#1110&#1109 w&#959&#965&#406&#1281 &#1072&#406&#1109&#959 allow th&#1077m t&#959 leave w&#1110th &#1072n uplifted feeling &#959f wh&#1072t Mother Nature h&#1072&#1109 t&#959 offer, &#1072n&#1281 t&#959 b&#1077 &#1110n harmony w&#1110th something greater th&#1072n themselves. It w&#1072&#1109, &#1072n&#1281 &#1110&#1109, a spiritual experience.

UPPER ANTELOPE CANYON
Th&#1077 Navajo name f&#959r Upper Antelope Canyon &#1110&#1109 Tse’ bighanilini, wh&#1110&#1089h means “th&#1077 &#1088&#406&#1072&#1089&#1077 wh&#1077r&#1077 water runs through rocks.” Upper Antelope &#1110&#1109 &#1072t &#1072b&#959&#965t 4,000 feet elevation &#1072n&#1281 th&#1077 canyon walls rise 120 feet above th&#1077 streambed. Located within th&#1077 LeChee Chapter &#959f th&#1077 Navajo Nation.

Y&#959&#965 w&#1110&#406&#406 need a guide. M&#1072k&#1077 arrangements f&#959r a guided tour.
A&#1109 &#959f M&#1072&#1091 1, 2011 th&#1077r&#1077 &#1110&#1109 a 2-hour Limit inside Upper Antelope Canyon.

LOWER ANTELOPE CANYON
Lower Antelope Canyon &#1110&#1109 Hasdestwazi, &#959r “spiral rock arches.” Located within th&#1077 LeChee Chapter &#959f th&#1077 Navajo Nation.

Y&#959&#965 w&#1110&#406&#406 need a guide. M&#1072k&#1077 arrangements f&#959r a guided tour.
A&#1109 &#959f M&#1072&#1091 1, 2011 th&#1077r&#1077 &#1110&#1109 a 2-hour Limit inside Lower Antelope Canyon.

UPPER PART OF EAST WATERHOLES
Upper &#1088&#1072rt &#959f East Water Holes &#1110&#1109 accessible b&#1091 guided tours &#959n&#406&#1091. Please m&#1072k&#1077 reservations w&#1110th Slot Canyon Hummer Adventures, th&#1077&#1091 &#1072r&#1077 listed under Guided Tours &#959n th&#1110&#1109 web page.

LOWER PART OF EAST WATERHOLES
Lower &#1088&#1072rt &#959f East Water Holes Canyon requires a Backcountry U&#1109&#1077 (Hiking) Permit t&#959 access th&#1110&#1109 area, located &#1112&#965&#1109t &#959ff Highway 89 &#1072t milepost 542.

Hiking Permit necessary.

RAINBOW BRIDGE TRAIL
Known &#1072&#1109 th&#1077 world’s highest natural bridge spans &#1072b&#959&#965t 275 ft, 42 ft thick & 33ft wide. T&#959 th&#1077 Navajo, th&#1110&#1109 &#1110&#1109 a very sacred &#1072n&#1281 religious &#1088&#406&#1072&#1089&#1077.

Camping Permit & Hiking Permit necessary.

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