There’s a reason the setting looks familiar at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park. Narrow your eyes here, and you can almost see John Wayne riding across the landscape in Stagecoach. Enormous spires thrust toward the sky in this austere stretch of the Colorado Plateau, accenting a seemingly endless vista of mesas and sandstone bluffs carved from the land by wind, water and time. The valley is home to the Navajo people, and their ancient culture is deeply entwined with the terrain. Learn about that history at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, where American Indian guides interpret both the landscape and its inhabitants.
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