Kayenta is the gateway to Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, whose red spire-like buttes rising out of the desert floor among the most recognizable vistas in the world. Begin your Navajo excursion in the land of the Diné.

Prepare to be mesmerized by the dramatic landscapes of the Colorado Plateau when visiting Kayenta.

Vast expanses of deeply hued red earth. Impossibly blue skies. This sacred landscape exerts a transcendent pull on all who set foot here. Simply put, Navajo tribal land is synonymous with the American Southwest.

Start your orientation at the Kayenta Visitor’s Center. Housed in a traditional hogan-shaped building, it features a museum, gift shop, and an outdoor amphitheater where native dance performances are often held. Continue to the Navajo Arts and Crafts Enterprise to find your perfect memento from among the many authentic, handcrafted items from the tribes of northern Arizona.

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