Valley of the Gods

4.9/5 (20 reviews)
Valley of the Gods is a scenic sandstone valley that although only a quarter of the size of its big brother, Monument Valley, offers many similar stunning views along the route. The road through the valley is smooth for the most part, offering many places to pull off to take in the amazing sights. M... Read More
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Highlights of Valley of the Gods

Desert Category Icon Desert
Iconic Category Icon Iconic
Overland Category Icon Overland
Sand Category Icon Sand
Scenic Category Icon Scenic
Highest Elevation
5135 ft
Shape of Trail
Connector
Typically Open
Year Round
Best Direction
North
Official Trail Name
BLM Valley of the Gods Rd.
Nearest Town
Mexican Hat
Nearest Services
Mexican Hat
Management Agency
Bureau of Land Management
District
Monticello Field Office

Overview

Valley of the Gods is a scenic sandstone valley that although only a quarter of the size of its big brother, Monument Valley, offers many similar stunning views along the route. The road through the valley is smooth for the most part, offering many places to pull off to take in the amazing sights. Many of the imposing rock formations are named, so use your imagination as you tour the area and see if you can spot formations such as "Lady In The Bathtub" or "Rooster Butte."

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14 Waypoints
44 Trail Photos
1 Trail Concerns
20 Community Reviews
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