Monument Valley Visitor Center

Monument Valley

Monument Valley is a Navajo Tribal Park (30,000 acres) established in 1958 and located on the border of Arizona and Utah with in the 16 million-acre Navajo Reservation. The Park is about 5,500 feet above seal level and accessible year-round.

Temperatures range from an average low of 25 degrees F in the winter to an average high of 90 degrees F in the summer. Rainfall averages eight inches/year.

Monument valley is located on US Highway 163 and is 25 miles from Mexican Hat, UT, 51 miles from Bluff, UT and 77 miles from Blanding, UT. It is also 22 miles from Kayenta, AZ and 121 miles from Page, AZ.

Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park Visitor Center

Monument valley is located on US Highway 163 and is 25 miles from Mexican Hat, UT, 51 miles from Bluff, UT and 77 miles from Blanding, UT. It is also 22 miles from Kayenta, AZ and 121 miles from Page, AZ.

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 360289
Monument Valley, Utah 84536

Hours:
Summer (May-Sept.) 6:00am to 8:00pm
Spring (Mar-Apr) 7:00am-7:00pm
Phone: 435-727-5870

Hiking permits for Rainbow Bridge trails, San Juan River, and Olijato area are available at the Visitor Center.

Tours

Summer (May-Sept.) 6:00am-8:30pm
Winter (Oct-Apr.) 8:00am - 4:30pm

Fees

- General Admission: $5.00 per person (Ages 9 and under free)
- Camping $10 per night plus General Admission per person.

Trading Post

Harry and his wife Leone ("Mike") Goulding operated a trading post at Monument Valley from 1923-1960's. Today the original trading post houses a museum of artifacts from the time the Gouldings started the trading post up through the Hollywood film years.

Back to top Print this page E-mail this page