Monument Valley Utah and Arizona, Camping, Sightseeing, Hiking
Reaching Monument Valley:
If you are flying into the area for a trip to Monument Valley, Salt Lake City, (SLC) is a good starting place with an international airport. Check auto Europe for ease of booking on the web. Shop online well ahead of your trip and choose air, hotel or auto in the US.
Grand Junction Colorado (GJT) is 112 miles away from Moab Utah and the road south to Monument Valley through Bluff and Blanding. To the south Albuquerque International is a major hub airport. (ABQ) 390 miles south of Moab.
From the west, Las Vegas and Phoenix offer international airports and rental vehicles for southwest travel.
Monument Valley Utah and Arizona offers Camping, Sightseeing, and Hiking in the great Southwestern Desert of the USA on Navajo Tribal land.
Monument Valley Utah and Arizona offers Camping, Sightseeing, biking and Hiking in the great Southwestern Desert of the USA in the Navajo reservation.
Monument Valley lies with the Navajo Reservation. To tour the loop road by auto and to camp in the park, visitors pay a fee to the Navajo Nation. Sites outside the loop road require the accompaniment of a Navajo Guide. Otherwise the loop road fee is $5 USD per person.
Highway 163 runs through the park from north in Utah to the south in Arizona.
Monument Valley has been the backdrop for many movies including westerns starring John Wayne.
At the Monument Valley Tribal Park headquarters find the 17 mile loop road that is open during the day (8:00-4:30) for self-guided tours
The self guided hiking trail in the park is a three mile trail to West Mitton Butte, otherwise guided hikes are available.
Go to the Tribal park headquarters for camping or find the Gouldings Campgrounds just north of the Arizona border with full service, hookups, WiFi, general store, and tours