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Great walk- take water!

The walk is not so strenuous, it challenges but is fun. The sand does fill the shoes a bit... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kirsty M
Stirling, United Kingdom
Amazing worth it, but be prepared

We hiked in late June, started around 9:00 a.m. Would recommend starting as early as possible, but... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2018
Alameda, California
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The walk is not so strenuous, it challenges but is fun. The sand does fill the shoes a bit! Although the 3.8 miles doesn't seem much, the sand makes it more physically demanding. Prepare for the walk and don't underestimate the heat. Fantastic to do...More

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Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

We hiked in late June, started around 9:00 a.m. Would recommend starting as early as possible, but with our drive we couldn't get there earlier. It was a beautiful sunny day, close to 100 and full sun. Be prepared! Wear hats, sunscreen, hiking boots, and...More

2  Thank 02Hershey02
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

My husband and I hiked this trail in the morning and we are glad we did. The trail is usually closed from 11 to 5 when it’s really hot, so we decided to hike it at 7 am. There was no one on the trail...More

1  Thank pinstripesdumbo
Reviewed 24 June 2018

I visited Monument Valley in October and the weather was very pleasant. After taking a couple of the Navajo Spirit Tours to see the restricted areas, I thought it would be interesting to get my feet on the ground and hike a bit with the...More

Thank RB_Advisor
Reviewed 4 June 2018

This hike was 4 miles long. It was very hot with no shade. Go prepared -- hat, sunscreen, lots of water. It ended up with a strenuous climb, so take a hiking stick if you need one.

1  Thank Robin F
Reviewed 28 May 2018

Nice way to see the the park up close. Easy trail and so worth the time. Don't miss this nice trail in a beautiful place.

1  Thank terrydsb
Reviewed 27 May 2018

The trail makes a beautiful loop around West Mitten, providing for exceptional photography. You get very close to the monument. It is worth the effort. However be ready for a somewhat difficult return when you start coming out of the valley. The loose sand means...More

2  Thank GarryDWaldorf
Reviewed 21 May 2018

Relatively easy hike, mostly level other than the hike up back to the trailhead on very sandy trail. No shade so come prepared. Otherwise, a beautiful hike so close to the mittens.

1  Thank Boobeeboy
Reviewed 12 May 2018

This is a wonderful hike to get out into Monument Valley and experience a closer view of the West Mitten. I recommend doing the hike in early morning because it can get very hot as you get closer to noon. Be aware that at the...More

3  Thank mimi11201
Reviewed 5 May 2018

This is a free walk . At the beginning their is a lot of sand so you have to walk up and down a hill if your out of shape like my dad you may not want to do it, Its a great view to...More

2  Thank istanbulrocks
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Sonali B
11 July 2018|
Response from mimi11201 | Reviewed this property |
You should always respect a wild horse’s space. Don’t approach them or try to pet them. Dangerous for you terrifying for them.
Sonali B
10 June 2018|
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Response from DKGills | Reviewed this property |
Not when we were there however we did see wild horses.