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Page, Glen Canyon Dam, and Navajo National Monument :: Page , AZ

A small, friendly community dedicated to tourism and electricity, Page was first staked out as a temporary government construction camp in 1957. It was named for the first commissioner of the Reclamation Service established under President Theodore R

Betatakin Trail :: Navajo National Monument, AZ

Betatakin Trail is a hiking trail in Navajo County, Arizona. It is within Navajo National Monument. It is 0.9 miles long and begins at 6,800 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.9 miles with a total elevation gain of 671 feet. Near the end

Southwest Utah and Escalante Area Campgrounds :: Cedar City, UT

Southwest Utah and the Escalante area (often referred to as "Color Country") is, well, full of color! It’s a vast and varied place, where rainbow hues tend to be commonplace, and campers come to share in the glory. Located in southwestern Utah, it sn

Navajo :: Kaibab National Forest, AZ

Navajo is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Coconino County, Arizona. It is within Vermilion Cliffs National Monument and Kaibab National Forest. It is 11.6 miles long and begins at 5,838 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 7.4 miles with

Navajo Mountain -- Rainbow Bridge Trail North :: Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, UT

Navajo Mountain -- Rainbow Bridge Trail North is a hiking trail in Navajo Mountain, Utah. It is within Rainbow Bridge National Monument and Glen Canyon National Recreation Area. It is 14.9 miles long and begins at 5,118 feet altitude. Traveling the e

Grand Staircase - Escalante National Monument :: Escalante, UT

The huge hunk of the Colorado Plateau encompassed by the Grand Staircase–Escalante National Monument is divided into three physiographic regions, each distinct and extremely scenic: the canyons of the Escalante, which the Hole-in-the-Rock Road (Ride

Hovenweep :: Blanding, UT

Even if no bike ride or prehistoric ruins awaited, the drive to Hovenweep National Momument from points west would be worth doing: flood plains chock-full of Navajo frame houses and hogans, sitting beneath slickrock hills spotted with junipers. Absol

Canyon View Campground :: Kayenta, AZ

The Navajo Nation is best known for the austere beauty of the Painted Desert, with its rough, red mountains and color-striped mineral badlands, and the stark magnificence of Monument Valley. Between the two, a surprise awaits in the pinyon-brushed hi

White House Ruin :: Chinle, AZ

Like Navajo National Monument, Canyon de Chelly National Monument includes some well-preserved Ancestral Pueblo People cliff dwellings found within the Navajo Indian Nation. Because of the fragile nature of the ruins, and to protect the privacy of

Keet Seel :: Kayenta, AZ

Keet Seel is one of the largest and best preserved Anasazi ruins in the Southwest, and it is protected in a division of Navajo National Monument. The overnight, out-and-back hike to the ruin is a popular, classic desert hike through towering sandston

Sandal Trail :: Navajo County, AZ

Sandal Trail is a hiking trail in Navajo County, Arizona. It is 0.5 miles long and begins at 7,294 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is a mile with a total elevation gain of 259 feet. The Navajo National Monument Headquarters (elevation 7,290

Aspen Trail :: Navajo County, AZ

Aspen Trail is a hiking trail in Navajo County, Arizona. It is 0.2 miles long and begins at 7,274 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.3 miles with a total elevation gain of 207 feet. The Navajo National Monument Headquarters (elevation 7,2

Canyon View Trail :: Navajo County, AZ

Canyon View Trail is a hiking trail in Navajo County, Arizona. It is 0.3 miles long and begins at 7,289 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.5 miles with a total elevation gain of 154 feet. The Navajo National Monument Headquarters (elevati

Navajo Route 8077; Navajo Route 8077; Dine College Circle Drive :: Canyon De Chelly National Monument, AZ

Navajo Route 8077; Navajo Route 8077; Dine College Circle Drive is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Apache County, Arizona. It is within Canyon De Chelly National Monument. It is 441 feet long and begins at 7,072 feet altitude. Traveling the enti

Future Navajo Route 8625 :: Canyon De Chelly National Monument, AZ

Future Navajo Route 8625 is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Apache County, Arizona. It is within Canyon De Chelly National Monument. It is 10.0 miles long and begins at 7,281 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 20.1 miles with a total e

Navajo Route 8077 :: Canyon De Chelly National Monument, AZ

Navajo Route 8077 is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Apache County, Arizona. It is within Canyon De Chelly National Monument. It is 22.8 miles long and begins at 7,044 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 45.6 miles with a total elevatio

Canyon de Chelly National Monument Scenic Drives: South Rim and North Rim Drives :: Chinle, AZ

Two Navajo highways, totaling 43 miles, that follow the lofty rims of Canyon de Chelly and Canyon del Muerto in Canyon de Chelly National Monument in northeastern Arizona.

Bluff Scenic Byway: Bluff to Monument Valley :: Mexican Hat, UT

A 45-mile drive through the desert grandeur of southern San Juan County and the Navajo Indian Reservation, highlighted by views of desert spires and mesas. This is beauty on a grand scale. While the landscapes to the north and east are characterized

Hackberry Canyon :: Cannonville, UT

A two- or three-day backpack in the Paria-Hackberry Wilderness Study Area in the Grand Staircase–Escalante National Monument. Hackberry is a highly scenic canyon with numerous side canyons to explore, interesting geology, Sam Pollock Arch, and Watson

Kane County - Unnamed Peak (Andy Nelson Peak) :: Cedar City, UT

“Terrible and beautiful wasteland…. Colored by every color of the spectrum…. Sculpted by sandblast winds…. Carved, broken and split by canyons so deep and narrow that the rivers run in sunless depths.” That’s how author Wallace Stegner described Kane

Fluted Rock Road :: Chinle, AZ

Canyon de Chelly National Monument is one of the biggest attractions within the Navajo Nation and deservedly so. The paved South Rim Drive takes visitors past many overlooks into the canyon, where they can peer down into the red-walled chasm and see

Sawmill Navajo Trail :: Window Rock, AZ

This trail travels through some of the forest areas of the Navajo Nation. The well-used, single-track trail crests a rise and then runs across open Red Valley before entering the forest. Much of the trail travels along a ridge top, giving views east

White House Ruin Trail :: Chinle, AZ

A pleasant, short day hike to one of the Southwest’s best-preserved cliff houses. This is the only trail that visitors can use in Canyon de Chelly National Monument without a local guide. The monument is unique in that most of the land is still Navaj

Hovenweep-Navajo Classic :: Bluff, UT

The Hovenweep-Navajo Classic is an 88.2-mile out-and-back route. The ride’s highlights include the once-thriving, peaceful settlement of Bluff, the “loud serenity” of Navajo Nation desert wilderness, and the engineering mystique of Hovenweep. At 27,0