Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park
Things to do at Monument Valley
Picnicking Picnicking is available at the Visitor Center, and a number of picnic tables in Mitten Campground.
The view from the visitor center is quite spectacular, but most of the park can only be seen from a 17-mile dirt road which starts there and goes southeast among the cliffs and mesas. The road is very rough and difficult for non-4WD vehicles. This may help business for the many Navajo guides and 4WD jeep rentals, which wait near the visitor center. The following features can be seen on this tour:
- The Mittens and Merrick Butte
- Elephant Butte
- Three Sisters
- John Ford's Point
- Camel Butte
- The Hub
- Totem Pole and Yei Bi Chei
- Sand Springs
- Artist's Point
- North Window
- The Thumb
Off the beaten trail A Monument Valley Adventure
There is no biking inside the monument.
Hiking and backpacking require permits.
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