Kayenta, Arizona: Monument Valley

Vacationing families never tire of gazing at the distant red rock towers and mesas made famous in John Ford western movies.

Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park

Indian Route 42 E., Kayenta, AZ
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park. From US Hwy 163, just north of the Utah-Arizona state line, turn east onto Monument Valley Rd. Drive about four miles to the Visitor Center.
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Monument Valley

Glorious views. Car of 1-4 is $20 admission; National Park passes, etc. are not valid since this park is within the Navajo Reservation. Well worth admission to drive through the mesas and buttes to see them up close, and experience views not found elsewhere. There's plenty of tour companies operating guided experiences, but we much preferred taking our own car.

[Katrina, 09/02/2019]

Monument Valley.

Monument Valley

Monument Valley is inside the Navajo Nation. There is a fee to enter the park, but it is worth it. The drive through the park is on a dirt road, but any car is capable. Toward the end, there is an opportunity to sit on a horse and purchase a picture at the end of the cliff. Beautiful and fun for kids, too.

[Steph, 07/18/2015]

Towering red rocks and mesas, made famous in John Ford western movies.

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