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Camping near Monument Valley?

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Camping near Monument Valley?
March 29, 2013 02:15PM
has anyone camped near Monument Valley? I know there is Goulding's but it is expensive, even for a tent. Gooseneck park is about 30 miles away and I hear that the CG right at MV is under reconstruction.

Any body camped there and have ideas?
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March 30, 2013 10:06AM
Not off the top of my head.

Yup, it looks like the Mitten View campground won't be available again until December of this year:


Gouldings is expensive, but $26/night (no hookup) is still (somewhat) affordable.

Don't know of any other nearby.
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March 30, 2013 08:56PM
You might check out "Little Monument Valley" aka Valley of the Gods. Its a bit past (northeast of) the Goosenecks, and its BLM land, so its all primitive camping...but the scenery is on par with Monument Valley and you can camp right in the middle of it. Depending on where you are heading to/from it may be a good option.
Re: Camping near Monument Valley?
April 09, 2013 08:17AM
Yup dirt road into Monument of the Gods several dirt roads about the Mexican Hat formation along the San Juan River are all open BLM lands with few visitors. April and May when plants are green is the best times of year in that area.


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Re: Camping near Monument Valley?
April 15, 2013 09:04PM
Thanks. After we camped at White Pocket, my buddy was too cold and we got a motel.
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April 16, 2013 08:26PM
haha well thanks for the trip report ! Confused
What's that they say about the best laid plans?
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