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Worth a stop of your in the area

We stopped by Mexican Hat on our way to Monument Valley. This is a pretty cool formation which... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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nice formation

It is a cool formation to see. If you are near I would take the dirt road toward it and get a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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US Highway 163, Northeast, Mexican Hat, UT
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Reviewed 3 days ago

When you're visiting Monument Valley, you'll see formations that put this to shame. But it's still worth a snapshot or two. Nothing else worth viewing surrounds it so click and move on.

Thank SalfromIL
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One amazing sight after another! We saw so many amazing and beautiful sights along our way. Well worth the trip!

Thank Violet J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped by Mexican Hat on our way to Monument Valley. This is a pretty cool formation which looks like it might topple at any point, there are plenty of sign posts and the best view is via a good dirt track of the main...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is a cool formation to see. If you are near I would take the dirt road toward it and get a little it closer to it for better pictures and views. I wouldn't go too far out of my way to see it though....More

1  Thank 106nicole
Reviewed 9 August 2018

We visited the rock formation as we passed by on our way to Monument Valley. There are signs to indicate the formation is coming up. A lot of people stayed out by the road to take pictures, but we drove on the dirt road to...More

Thank Jerome M
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

To us, the Mexican Hat Rock Formation, just east of the town of Mexican Hat, looks like an upside down sombrero. Admire this from afar, because the road leading to the formation is jammed with fast moving large semi truck hauling mineral on the very...More

Thank Bigredmachine
Reviewed 24 July 2018

that's where it get's it name from. pull over, take a picture or two, take in the landscape and move on.

Thank Klaus S
Reviewed 24 July 2018

We passed by here heading south to Monument Valley and decided to pull off for a closer look. It was a cool place for pictures, but not something to go out of your way to see.

Reviewed 20 July 2018

Can't miss this rock formation when driving along Rte 163. Pull off and take some photos. You can get closer by taking the dirt side road.

Thank leafee
Reviewed 17 July 2018

Cool rock formation to view along US 163. Although there is a dirt road you can take to get you closer to it, we took some great photos right from the road. There is a pull off for you to safely get a photo and...More

Thank Amy Y
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Response from Bart-Lisa-Bryant | Reviewed this property |
Hi, we were in a rented Toyota Camry. We had no problems at all. We even walked right up to it and left the car in the road. There's little to no traffic on the dirt road. We did not drive on out the dirt road because... More