Monument valley – red on blue or place where Westerns are removed

Overview article on the park Valley of Monuments. The main attractions, work schedule, prices, accommodation, transportation questions, interesting places in the vicinity and much more.

general information

Park Name: Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park (Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park)

State: Utah and Arizona, USA

Contact Information: Monument Valley, Utah 84536; tel. (435) 727-5874 / 5879/5870.

Distances from Monument Valley:

    – 403 miles / 644 km (6.5 hours) – through Saint George, Kanab and Page; 457 miles / 731 km (7.5 hours) through Grand Canyon and Taba City, 538 miles / 861 km (8 hours 40 minutes) via Grand Canyon and Page. (South Rim) – 169 miles / 270 km (3 hours) – through toba city without arrival in Page. (North Rim) – 254 miles / 407 km (5 hours) – through Navajo Bridge and Taba City.

  • Page – 128 miles / 205 km (2 hours 15 minutes). – 136 miles / 218 km (2.5 hours).
  • Canyon Antelope – 123 miles / 197 km (2 hours 10 minutes).
  • Goseneck Park – 35 mph / 56 km (50 minutes).
  • Mexican Hat – 26 miles / 42 km (40 minutes). – 150 miles / 240 km (3 hours 20 minutes).
  • Monument valley - red on blue or place where Westerns are removed
  • Moab – 152 miles / 244 km (2 hours 40 minutes).

The estimated time of Google Maps is specified, usually in practice it comes longer.

Short description: Famous Red Monument Valley – The heroine of films about cowboys and dashing guys from the west. Known by his cliffs – the remains of an unusual form, some of which resemble animals, people, totems, etc. But most importantly, the spirit of Westerns reigns here!

Schedule: Park is open for visits all year round. However, it is worth considering opening hours.

Visitor center and museum:

SCENIC DRIVE:

  • from May to September – from 8:00 to 20:00,
  • From October to April – from 8:00 to 17:00,
  • Closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas.
  • from May to September – from 6:00 to 20:30,
  • From October to April – from 8:00 to 17:00.

The cost of visiting:

  • Ticket for a car and all passengers (1-4 people) – 20 dollars (all tickets are valid for one day);
  • Individual ticket – 6 dollars;
  • Ticket for motorcycle – 10 dollars;
  • BACK COUNTRY PERMIT (Camping and Camping) – 12 dollars (valid within 24 hours).

Since the valley of the monament is located on the lands of the Indians and is in their jurisdiction, Annual Pass / Park Pass here does not work, which means that the entrance fee will have to pay mandatory.

Park size: Part of the park, accessible to visiting tourists very small, but she absorbed all the most interesting «Exhibits», which we all could not see in films about Cowboys. In fact, before the visit of Monument-Valley, it was more impressive to us, on the fact this is one road and a couple-triple of famous species.

Monument valley - red on blue or place where Westerns are removed

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