We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Spider Rock

Chinle, AZ
+1 928-674-5500
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Magnificent

There's a short trail from the parking lot to the overlook of Spider Rock. It's held sacred by the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Feenixwest
via mobile
Must see!

This was a unique rock with ruins at the bottom. Take binoculars so that you can get a closer... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
TSadler25
,
St. George, Utah
Read all 238 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
A dramatic 800-foot monolith that was formed more than 230 million years ago.
  • Excellent84%
  • Very good15%
  • Average0%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“spider woman” (15 reviews)
“south rim drive” (29 reviews)
“spider roll” (86 reviews)
LOCATION
Chinle, AZ
CONTACT
Website
+1 928-674-5500
Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
50
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (238)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 194 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

There's a short trail from the parking lot to the overlook of Spider Rock. It's held sacred by the Navajos. The creation story makes it even more interesting.

Thank Feenixwest
Reviewed 5 days ago

This was a unique rock with ruins at the bottom. Take binoculars so that you can get a closer look. So fascinating! At the end of South Rim drive, but well worth it!

Thank TSadler25
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Long drive and not nearly as enjoyable as the white house ruins. It was nice, but nothing extra to see.

Thank deblan5
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

THis destination will take about an extra 45 minutes to a typical visit to Canyon de Chelley but, if you have the time, it is worth it. Spider Rock itself was not that awesome to me but the overall views certainly were.

Thank valtraveler10
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Booked a tour with Beauty Ways Tours to see the Canyon and Spider Rock. The tour guide was extremely knowledgable and informative about the area. The jeep ride was bumpy but well worth it for the scenery was beautiful. Highly recommended.

Thank 748brainb
Reviewed 14 September 2017

This was a bucket list sight and did not disappoint. So glad we took the South Rim drive at Canyon de Chelly. So glad that we made the trip it is a little remote but so very worth the time.

Thank SherylMelnick
Reviewed 13 September 2017

You need to see these from the bottom of the canyon to appreciate their height and beauty. You can only go down in the canyon with a Navajo guide.

Thank Patty W
Reviewed 6 September 2017

This was on my bucket list to see with my own eyes. We drove the South Rim of the Canyon directly to the Spider Rock turn-off. The walk from the parking lot is relatively short (~200 ft) paved walkway. Once you reach the overlook, you...More

1  Thank J R
Reviewed 1 September 2017

It was so meaningful for us to have had the narrator of the Navajo Dancers at Thunderbird Lodge tell us all about Spider Rock before we went to see it. The Navajo believe Spider Woman lives atop Spider Rock. You really need to hear why...More

Thank FrontierJ
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Driving the rim of Canyon De Chelly can give you an overview of the grandeur of the canyon. Driving the canyon with a guide gives you an understanding of the people who have made this canyon their home for centuries.

Thank phxfox48
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Junction Restaurant
695 reviews
21.00 km away
Denny's
11 reviews
54.26 km away
Dine Restaurant
49 reviews
56.20 km away
Thunderbird Lodge Cafeteria
205 reviews
23.52 km away
Nearby Attractions
Canyon de Chelly National Monument
1,516 reviews
10.77 km away
Hubbell Trading Post
187 reviews
47.70 km away
St. Michaels Historical Museum and Mission
5 reviews
54.60 km away
Toadlena Trading Post
11 reviews
61.59 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
RootBeerFan
29 July 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from abhumphrey | Reviewed this property |
It is a 5 minute walk rom the parking lot to the view, however it is slightly hilly in some areas, however if you take your time it shouldn't a problem. Re the drive, 2 hours will give you time for all of the stops. You can... More
0
Votes
Melissa F
21 September 2016|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
Response from FREDERIC A | Reviewed this property |
No, you just have to take the South rim until the end to see spider rock. Amzing overview.
3
Votes
docanddeb
10 September 2016|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Lil'Devil F | Reviewed this property |
When we went and check them out the prices were a bit to high for our budget and our kids were a bit young, so, we decided to probably on another time. We talked to some other crew that took the offer they went with them... More
1
Vote