"Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park" Monument Valley State Park by agapotravel

Monument Valley State Park Travel Guide: 363 reviews and 1,139 photos

Monument Valley was amazing. We hadn't originally planned on going here, but I am so glad that we did. There is only one trail that you can hike without a Navajo guide (more on that later). You are allowed to do the 17 mile loop around the buttes and rock formations in your own car. Be forewarned...if you don't have 4WD, it will not be a pleasant ride. The road is very rocky and bumpy. We didn't even attempt it. It costs $5/person to enter the park.


  • Last visit to Monument Valley State Park: Jun 2008
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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  • margaretvn's Profile Photo
    Apr 5, 2009 at 12:31 AM

    enjoyed this and loved your photos. Years since we were there!

  • Nemorino's Profile Photo
    Jan 2, 2009 at 2:38 PM

    I like your tip on the Wildcat Trail, and if I ever go there I'll be sure to wear socks that I don't mind throwing away. Thanks for your nice holiday wishes!

  • toonsarah's Profile Photo
    Dec 13, 2008 at 12:57 PM

    We did a good tour here with a local Navajo guide, but I wish I'd known about that trail - it must be wonderful to walk on your own among those buttes!

  • goodfish's Profile Photo
    Jun 25, 2008 at 2:51 PM

    You're right on about the road - it's heck on shock absorbers. Also about the red sand - my boots are permanently pink! More great shots, Mandy!

  • Cristian_Uluru's Profile Photo
    Jun 25, 2008 at 4:31 AM


  • Segolily's Profile Photo
    Jun 24, 2008 at 8:23 PM

    I didn't know there was a trail I could walk! Oh well.


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