Monument Valley is a an area know for its impressively formed sandstone buttes. The region is part of the Colorado Plateau, located in the Navajo Nation on the border between the states of Arizona and Utah in the American Southwest. Encompassing much of the area surrounding Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, Monument Valley is an important part of Native American heritage.
Arizona Navajo and Hopi Reservations The largest Native American reservation in the country covers over 27,000 square miles in northeastern Arizona and smaller adjoining parts of Utah and New Mexico. A world unto itself, the Navajo Nation is large enough to contain the smaller Hopi Reservation and world-famous sights such as Monument Valley and Canyon de Chelly National Monument, with vast land to spare.