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Lower Monument Valley Safari
"Journey through the restricted region of Lower Monument Valley discovering for yourself the untouched splendor of Navajo Land. Traverse the desert landscape visiting the world's largest Elephant Butte and the Three Sisters spires at John Ford's Point. La divert into the back country and see up close the valley's famous Big Chief Monument and Sleeping Dragon Rock. Further into the restricted area venture underneath Sun's Eye arch the valley's second largest arch and find some of the valley's oldest Anasazi ruins petroglyphs and pictographs. Hike the sand dunes at Ear of the Wind arch and walk inside the Big Hogan Monument Valley's largest amphitheater.The 3.5-hour option is recommended to those interested in a thorough aesthetic historical and cultural insight of Monument Valley. An extension of the 2.5-hour tour this trip travels the complete route with a visit to the Yazzie residence where you will witness a live interactive demonstration from one of the Yazzie family inside a traditional Navajo home
From $60.00
 
Lower Monument Valley Safari
"Journey through the restricted region of Lower Monument Valley discovering for yourself the untouched splendor of Navajo Land. Traverse the desert landscape visiting the world's largest Elephant Butte and the Three Sisters spires at John Ford's Point. La divert into the back country and see up close the valley's famous Big Chief Monument and Sleeping Dragon Rock. Further into the restricted area venture underneath Sun's Eye arch the valley's second largest arch and find some of the valley's oldest Anasazi ruins petroglyphs and pictographs. Hike the sand dunes at Ear of the Wind arch and walk inside the Big Hogan Monument Valley's largest amphitheater.The 3.5-hour option is recommended to those interested in a thorough aesthetic historical and cultural insight of Monument Valley. An extension of the 2.5-hour tour this trip travels the complete route with a visit to the Yazzie residence where you will witness a live interactive demonstration from one of the Yazzie family inside a traditional Navajo home
From $60.00
 
Arizona Desert Helicopter Tour Including Tower Butte Landing
"Land atop the magnificent butte and disembark to enjoy stunning views in every direction. Learn about Navajo history and culture from your pilot and take photos of the surrounding landscape during your 20-minute stop. From your vantage point high above t see Antelope Canyon Lake Powell Glen Canyon Recreation Area and the intricately layered rock formations of the Grand Staircase. Your short but scenic small-group tour ends with your return helicopter ride to Page Arizona.""""Delight in remarkable views of Antelope Canyon
From $249.00

More Off The Beaten Path in Monument Valley State Park

Ear of the Wind

In contrast to Sun’s Eye, Ear of the Wind is of the type of pothole arch. This has resulted by eventually rupturing a hole into a cliff or a wall.Ear of the Wind is also only visible when booking a...
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Trekki
Sep 12, 2005

Natural Bridges National Monument Is Also Nearby

Situated high on Cedar Mesa, Natural Bridges National Monument shelters three massive stone bridges carved by nature from white Cedar Mesa sandstone. Intermittent streams have cut two deep canyons and...
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George_Close
Jul 15, 2005

a trip to Four Corners

This place is the commun border point of New Mexico, Colorado, Arizona and Utah.Four Corners is not special at all, but as it makes part of the "places to stop", we had to make this little detour on...
Martinewezel
May 09, 2005

Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park

I was surprised to see these sheeps and the sheep dog crossing the road.The Navajo still live in Monument Valley.History of Monument Valley : Human occupation is severely limited in hot and arid...
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sim1
Feb 25, 2005

Drive to Valley of the Gods

Although similar to Monument Valley, in this other valley you will likely find yourself alone for the most part. Stop, get out and walk a bit.Be careful of oncoming traffic.. for us it was one car...
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frank_delargy
Feb 19, 2005

Goosenecks State Park, Utah

Only about 30 miles north of Monument Valley you can visit this State Park with its fascinating meandering river. Here, the San Jan river flows for 6 miles yet only covers a distance of one mile. It...
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windsorgirl
Nov 24, 2004
 
 
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Look down on Monument Valley from Mulvey Point

Go North out of Monument Valley on UT261 toward Mexican Hat and follow the signs to Mulvey point (Goosenecks). The ride to Mulvey Point takes you straight up the Cedar Mesa with 180-degree switchback...
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keithfan
Oct 03, 2003

Go Native

The best way to see Monument Valley: Go with a Native American Guide. Much of this land is sacred, and private. With a Native American guide, you will see much more, learn much more, and visit land...
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ExGuyParis
Dec 30, 2002

If you look at the map above,...

If you look at the map above, you´ll find a lot more interesting sites in the vicinity. This, too, is Anasazi country - go and look at their cliff dwellings, for instance at Betatakin, learn about...
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smoox
Sep 02, 2002

Drive to Goosenecks State Park

Head over to Goosenecks State park for a wonderful view of a the San Juan River meandering through 1000 foot deep canyons
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frank_delargy
Feb 24, 2010

Mexican Hat

Named after the rock formation, this tiny shanty town boasts a river , a trading post and a motel.An ice cold beer after the dusty ride thru Valley of the Gods was a godsend!
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RAINBOWWINGS
Aug 12, 2007

Sheep

No real need to slow down when you see these sheep cross the road. I was already driving so slow..... the sheep almost went faster than I did :-)
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sim1
Feb 25, 2005

Top Hotels in Monument Valley State Park

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4 Miles E Highway 163, Monument Valley Tribal Park, Monument Valley, Utah, 84536, United States
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PO Box 360001, Monument Valley, Utah, 84536, United States
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Hwy 163 and the San Juan River, P.O. Box 310276, Monument Valley, Utah, 84531, United States
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Top Things to Do in Monument Valley State Park

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West Mitten Butte - East Mitten Butte - Merrick Butte

The most popular formations in the park are the "mittens", so called for its resemblance to gloves only with separation of the thumb. They are seen from the visitor centre, but the inevitable guided...
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John Ford's View

My dad loved to watch westerns and war movies. I use to watch for hours old movies with him and found out my love of old movies still carries with me. My favorite and my dads, was John Wayne movies....
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Camel Butte

During our journey it was fun to driving along and take in all the sights of the beautiful buttes and mesas. I wondered who officially named each landmark. Camel Butte climbs to 5,614 feet (1,711.15...
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Top 5 Monument Valley State Park Writers

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Trekki

"Monument Valley - May You Walk In Beauty"
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Yaqui

"Monument Valley State Park"
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frank_delargy

"Monument Valley"
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richiecdisc

"Monument Valley: Time to Step Up"
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LoriPori

"MONUMENT VALLEY NAVAJO TRIBAL PARK"
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