There’s A Little Known Unique Canyon In Arizona And It’s Truly Stunning

One of the things I love most about northern Arizona are all the hidden gems sitting just out of view to the average traveler. However, if you ask around and know where to look, you can find some really cool places that most people don’t even know exists. That happens to be the case with this beautiful canyon we’re going to look at today.

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Coal Mine Canyon is located approximately 16 miles east of Tuba City via State Route 264. Since it is located within the Navajo Nation, you will need to obtain a permit to visit the canyon. Visit the Navajo Nation Parks and Recreation website for details about contacting the Cameron Visitor Center. Hikes down into the canyon can be arranged through the Hopi Tribe; visit for details.

Wow, that was one stunning place! If you want to check out another fantastic canyon that sees relatively little foot traffic, check out our article about Aravaipa Canyon in southern Arizona: This Underrated Canyon Just Might Be The Most Beautiful Place In Arizona.