Monument Valley Tribal Park: tips for planning a trip to the Navajo Reservation

visiting monument valley

The Monument Valley Tribal Park is the icon of the Far West. It is no coincidence that this incredible natural wonder has been the setting for many movies about cowboys and the American Frontier. In this travel guide, you will find all our tips for visiting this spectacular park.

John Ford's Point Monument Valley

John Ford’s Point: Western Movie Landscapes in Monument Valley

Few places in the world can boast scenic spots from western movies like Monument Valley. Just think of Forrest Gump Point, the scenic view on Highway 163 Scenic Drive on the way to the park from Moab, or The Mittens and Merrick’s Butte, the three monoliths that stand out alone on the red earth plateau giving visitors a majestic welcome…

How to get to Hunts Mesa, Arizona

Hunts Mesa: In the Heart of Lower Monument Valley

The most natural way to visit Monument Valley is to explore it (on your own or on a guided tour) along Valley Drive, that dirt road that allows you to skirt the legendary red monoliths, the 3 pillars that are the main landmark of the Navajo Nation, making it unique compared to all other US national parks. What if I…