Petroglyphs
Navajo Mountain, Utah

Elevation: 6,500 feet (1,980 meters)

Sheltered at the base of Navajo Mountain, the community is the trailhead for two trails to Rainbow Bridge National Monument. Neither trail is maintained and both are suitable for only the hardy and prepared hiker. Both trails require a permit from the Navajo Nation. Guides are available and recommended. One-way return transport to Page, Arizona can be arranged at Wahweap Marina in Page. No services.

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The most remote community in San Juan County, Navajo Mountain is only thirty-five air miles from Monument Valley, but 110 road miles. There is no access directly connecting Navajo Mountain to any Utah location. Travel to this small Navajo Chapter Headquarters requires driving into Arizona on US 163, continuing southwest on US 160, west on Arizona 98, then north on Indian Hwy 16. Located on the Navajo Reservation at an elevation of 6500 feet, Navajo Mountain is the trail head for the seventeen mile Rainbow Bridge Trail, which descends from Navajo Mountain to Rainbow Bridge at Lake Powell, the largest natural stone formation of its kind in the world. There are 180 homes in Navajo Mountain.




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July, 2015

May 06, 2015 - Sep 30, 2015
Dark Sky Program at Natural Bridges National Monument
Jul 02, 2015 - Jul 06, 2015
Blanding's 4th of July Celebration
Jul 09, 2015
Big Stories from Small Towns
Jul 09, 2015 - Jul 11, 2015
Voices of San Juan Pageant
Jul 10, 2015
Friday Night at the Fort- Variety Show Gavin & Ashton Jones, Violet, Atcitty Song & Dance
Jul 10, 2015
Monument Valley Community Celebration
Jul 11, 2015
Lecture: Yucca House/Snider's Well: The Case of a Different Cradleboard
Jul 11, 2015
Storyteller: Indiana Bones
Jul 24, 2015 - Jul 25, 2015
Pioneer Day Festival
Jul 24, 2015 - Jul 26, 2015
Monticello Ghost Tour
Jul 24, 2015
Friday Night at the Fort- Dance- Alton Chamberlain
Jul 30, 2015
Great Arizona Puppet Theater
Jul 31, 2015 - Aug 08, 2015
San Juan County Fair
Jul 31, 2015
Friday Night at the Fort- Shelley Mason

August, 2015

May 06, 2015 - Sep 30, 2015
Dark Sky Program at Natural Bridges National Monument
Jul 31, 2015 - Aug 08, 2015
San Juan County Fair
Aug 01, 2015
Tractor Pull
Aug 01, 2015
2nd Annual Abajo Endruo Downhill Bike Race
Aug 11, 2015
Perseid Meteor Shower
Aug 14, 2015 - Aug 15, 2015
2015 Southern Company Contest Pow-Wow
Aug 22, 2015
Lecture: Birds in Ancestral Pueblo Rock Art and Culture
Aug 22, 2015
La Sal Mountain Summer Festival

September, 2015

May 06, 2015 - Sep 30, 2015
Dark Sky Program at Natural Bridges National Monument
Sep 10, 2015 - Sep 12, 2015
San Juan ATV Safari
Sep 11, 2015 - Sep 12, 2015
3rd Annual Indian Summer Festival
Sep 11, 2015 - Sep 13, 2015
Utah Navajo Fair & Rodeo
Sep 26, 2015
Lecture: Closer Than We Know

October, 2015

Oct 10, 2015
Newspaper Rock 10K & 26K
Oct 24, 2015
Lecture: Repatriation and Reburial after 25 Years on NAGPRA in the Southwest