Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Travel Guide to the Four Corners Monument.

 4 Corners Monument

Four Corners Monument is the only place in the United States where four states intersect: Arizona, New Mexico, Utah and Colorado. You can stand on that spot and truly be in four states at one time. 

·         Location from Monticello is either 99.2 miles from Monticello going via Hwy 491 through Colorado; or 90.9 miles going via Hwy 191 through southern San Juan County, UT.

                               Via Hwy 491                                        


 Via Hwy 191

Hours of Operation

The Four Corners Monument Visitor Center is open year-round, playing host to a variety of Navajo cultural demonstrations, as well as vendors selling handmade Navajo jewelry, crafts and food.

Open daily. Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day.

* October 1 to March 31: 8 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.
* April 1 to April 30: 8 a.m. - 5:45 p.m.
* May 1 to Thursday of Memorial Weekend: 8 a.m. - 6:45 p.m.
* Friday of Memorial Weekend to Aug 15: 8 a.m. - 7:45 p.m.
* Aug 16 to Sept 30: 8 a.m - -6:45 p.m.

Park Entrance Fees

 Pay in cash at the gate. (The nearest ATM is five miles away in Cortez, CO.)

Adults: $5/day
Children (6 and under): Free

·         Camping: Not Allowed
·         Pets: Not Allowed

For More Information

Four Corners Monument Office
PO Box 861
Teec Nos Pos, AZ 86514

Phone: (928) 206-2540

If you have not tried Navajo Fry Bread yet, this would be a great chance to do it now.  You simply cannot go home without experiencing this culinary treat of the Southwest.

Mary Cokenour 

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