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Monument Valley - Highway 163 Scenic Drive

Red-sand desert lands of the Navajo Indian Reservation lead to a noted landmark on the byway, Mexican Hat. Enjoy the variety of terrain along this visually interesting route. The US 163 landscape includes huge red monoliths and extraordinary rock formations.

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The isolated two-lane road boasts a landscape with stunning cliffs and colorful rocky ledges that give the area a dramatic quality. US 163 courses past Mexican Hat, home of the prominent landmark, located north of Mexican Hat, the city. A small community of shops and restaurants are conveniently located near the rushing San Juan River.


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