Spider Rock formation reaches a height of 800 feet above Canyon de Chelly's canyon floor.
Viewed from White House Ruins Trailhead, Canyon de Chelly sweeps eastward, green and healthy Cottonwood trees lining Chinle Creek.
Cottonwood branches and leaves frame a 600 foot Canyon de Chelly wall, decorated in a natural painting of Desert Varnish.
White House Ruins rests in an alcove 40 feet off the the floor of Canyon de Chelly, a curving Desert Varnish decorated wall affording protection from weather and attack off the canyon rim.
Detail view of White House Ruins, home to Puebloan people about 1250 years ago, showing room and wall construction as well as a petroglyph etched onto the canyon wall.