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Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park

Camping and Lodging

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Monument valley
Looking for that perfect photo at sunset

Hotels/Motels

Lodging is available just outside the park at Kayenta, AZ, 22 miles south. (Rates, availability, traveler review and reservations online)

The View located in the park and the Goulding's Lodge and Trading Post at the entrance to park also have rooms.



Camping & RV Parks

Mitten View Campground near the Visitor Center has 99 sites available for a fee.

  • Campsites include a table, grill, ramada and trash barrel.
  • During the summer, a comfort station with restrooms, coin-operated showers and a filling/dump station are available.
  • The campground is open year round on a first-come, first-serve basis.
  • Reservations are taken for group sites, which are available for $20.

    Fees
  • Summer: Regular camping fees are $10 per site per night for up to 6 campers.
  • Winter: Camping fees are $5.00 per site per night.



Monument Valley DVD
  • Know what to see before you go
  • Incredible Picture & Sound Quality
  • Bonus: Navajo Cultural Traditions
  • Bonus: Monument Valley Placenames
  • Bonus: Flying Monument Valley
  • Goulding's early trading post information
  • 70 min. - plays worldwide, NTSC

    Click here for more information

Park Backcountry Camping
There is no backcountry camping in Monument Valley. Camping is available only in designated campgrounds.

 


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