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breathtaking view all by ourselves

Not very big sign to enter a Dirt uneven road loop. SUV is recommended for uneven dirt road. Amazing view. Very few car when we visited before the new year. Amazing, peaceful and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
pamomlll
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San Jose, California

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San Jose, California
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46 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not very big sign to enter a Dirt uneven road loop. SUV is recommended for uneven dirt road. Amazing view. Very few car when we visited before the new year. Amazing, peaceful and spiritual. You can see monument valley from distance

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Melbourne, Australia
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21 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

I noticed this place on a map on our hotel wall and we decided to visit it on the way to monument valley. the day was perfect with a slight covering of snow and the sun shining. this only added to the beauty of the place and being the only people there made it even more special. this place is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015 via mobile

We found this place accidentally and I was delighted by the amazing red rock formations. This is a must see! I will not forget this area and am planning a return trip this year.

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BONANZA
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156 reviews
72 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015

We stayed in Mexican Hat for three days visiting different attractions around the area. We took a side trip through the Valley of the Gods because we heard it was very similar to Monument Valley which we had already been to. From Mexican Hat, you take 261 towards the Goosenecks State Park and the Muki Dugway. Turn right onto the... More 

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Lake Forest, California
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339 reviews
190 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 862 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015

I own a small SUV and I managed to make it around the trail. The trail is dirt roads that, in places, have very large ruts from water drainage. My mechanic reported he couldn't believe how badly my alignment had been off. That being said, the view was pretty and there were some pretty fantastic sights. Just go slow!!!!

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verde valley
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290 reviews
57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015

This drive is incredible. 99% of the road is very well maintained, just washed out in a couple of spots, so go SLOW. the views are absolutely unbelievable. dont miss this one. plan at least 90 minutes for the drive.

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Barrie, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015

We decided to detour through the Valley of the Gods - what an experience!! The rock formations are absolutely stunning and we absolutely enjoyed the drive. Some recommendations - take a picture of the map at the entrance. The road is easy enough to follow, but it gives you a rough guide as to what the names of the rock... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015 via mobile

We did this drive in a 4WD Highlander and it was a great experience. We drove in after some heavy rains earlier in the day and found spectacular vistas as the sun was setting. Just incredible. The road would be totally fine in dry conditions - there were a few washes with running water that a 2WD drive vehicle would... More 

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Landing, New Jersey
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18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Valley of the gods is a smaller,uncrowded version of Monument Valley. Not only does it have a lot of buttes and rock formations it also has no crowds to spoil your time in the valley. You can park and walk the desert floor for hours at a time in total quiet so you can enjoy the sounds of the desert.... More 

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Bakersfield
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102 reviews
59 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

Once you've gone to the tribal park, do take a trip to Valley of the Gods - it is amazing! Less people, no traffic, and beautiful scenery..at no charge! Take the trip up Moki dugway and all the way up to Muley Point and your jaw will drop! There is only one house that we saw on the whole trip... More 

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