NAVAJO NATIONAL MONUMENT: The monument is about 9 miles along the paved state Road 564, off U.S.160, 50 miles northeast of Tuba City, or 20 miles south of Kayenta.

The park has two free campgrounds, open year-round on a first-come, first-served basis. Nearest food and fuel is the Mesa Trading Post 9 miles away. Lodging is available at Kayenta, Tuba City or Page.

Though hiking parties are limited in size, tours are free, as is admission to the park itself.

Pets must be leashed at all times, but are not allowed on the trails.

INFORMATION: Call 928-672-2700 for days and hours of below-the-rim hikes.