AAA Editor Notes
Visitor Center is 4 mi. s.e. of US 163 near the Arizona/Utah border. In addition to an impressive panoramic view of the Mitten and Merrick buttes, it has exhibits about Native Americans, an auditorium, an outdoor amphitheater, a patio, a library and a Navajo hogan, the traditional Navajo housing structure.
Guided tours led by Navajo tour operators explore Monument Valley and the surrounding backcountry.
Guided tours are available. Picnicking is permitted. Food is available. Time: Allow 2 hours, 30 minutes minimum.