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benefit of the Navajo Nation.” In addition, the Navajo
Parks and Recreation Department also strives to
maintain Hózhó, the harmonious balance between man
and nature, and hopes all people will become educated
and enthusiastic stewards of the land.
From the world-famous cliffs of Monument Valley, to
the carved red sandstone gorges of Antelope Canyon,
countless curiosities juxtapose the endless blue desert
skies. Spend an afternoon taking in the finely layered upper
limestone cliffs of the Little Colorado River Navajo Tribal
Park, or learn more about the native wildlife at the Navajo
Nation Zoo and neighboring Navajo Nation Museum.
The Four Corners Monument is one of the Navajo Nation’s
most unique landmarks of its kind. A popular location for
movie and TV shoots; this is the only place in the United
States where four states intersect at one point.
Pay homage to the many Navajos who served in the U.S.
Military at Window Rock Navajo Tribal Park and Veteran’s
Memorial. Situated at the base of the famous sandstone arch,
this memorial was designed and built by the Navajo people.
Finally, Canyon de Chelly is a place where the old and new
worlds collide. Dating back nearly 5,000 years, this National
Monument is one of the longest continuously inhabited
landscapes of North America. A must-see destination for
anyone venturing to the area, tourists can explore the
ruins of the early indigenous tribes, and meet the Navajo
families that live there still today.
Whether you’re unearthing the past at one of the many tribal
parks, monuments or recreation areas, or reveling in the
modern culture at events like the Annual Navajo Nation Fair
in September or the 4th of July PRCA Rodeo, celebrate the
wonders of the southwest and travel the Navajo Nation.
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