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This trail was pretty easy except on the way back you did have a rather steep climb but I had my... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cindy A
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Chesterfield, Missouri
Such an enjoyable late-afternoon hike

Having been on a drive-tour of Monument Valley with a Navajo guide, we then decided to hike the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Trombone99
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Durham, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived 4.30 pm at the entrance and the man said the trail was closed. And the visitor centre was almost closed, so we had to make a U turn. We went away and drove to Forrest Gump Point. Glad we didn't spend the $20.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This trail was pretty easy except on the way back you did have a rather steep climb but I had my hiking sticks and was fine. We had rainy chilly weather but we did see a full rainbow and some awesome photography opportunities because of...More

1  Thank Cindy A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having been on a drive-tour of Monument Valley with a Navajo guide, we then decided to hike the Wildcat Trail, which was a brilliant experience. Hiking down and, later, back up the sand dunes was interesting but not difficult, and it was wonderful to get...More

1  Thank Trombone99
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely hike close to the view hotel . Moderate level , hard on the way back . Walk around the west mitten .

Thank LinaCW
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went on the trail very early in the morning to avoid the sun. I didn't get to do the entire thing, as the sun was coming up and it was getting hotter and hotter by the minute, but I got to the bottom and...More

Thank NameisAlreadyTaken02
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had noticed this trail the last time I was in Monument Valley and decided to make the time to walk it this week. It's is a very nice trail and gave me a chance to be alone in the Valley and soak up the...More

Thank Jan B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did this trail just after sunrise, to avoid the midday heat. It was the perfect time of day to do it, as there was almost nobody else on the trail, and the light on the landscape was amazing as the it changed throughout the...More

1  Thank ilovetravel8
Reviewed September 3, 2018

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

Thank Kirsty M
Reviewed July 17, 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 July 3, 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

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Sonali B
July 11, 2018|
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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.
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Sonali B
June 10, 2018|
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Response from DKGills | Reviewed this property |
Not when we were there however we did see wild horses.
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