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Mitten's Shadow Tour

Get ready to experience an extraordinary event at Monument Valley.

The Mitten Shadow Event is a bi-yearly event that lasts a few days! As the sun sets at Monument Valley Tribal Park, the West Mitten Butte starts to casts a perfect shadow over the East Mitten Butte. Grab your cameras because this is an event that can not be missed!

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Mitten Shadow Day

Twice a year, during Late March and Mid September, the West Mitten Butte casts it's shadow upon East Mitten Butte at sunset.

We will be offering a specialty tour on September 11th, 12th, 13th, & 14th. The Tour will begin at approximately 5:20pm and end at 7:50pm.

Stops will include an elevated western viewpoint of Monument Valley and the Mittens Viewpoint (Monument Valley Visitor Center).

Cost Per Person: $99.00 All Ages
Departure Time: 5:20pm
Available: Subject to Availability
Duration of Tour: 2.5 hours (approximately)

Private Tours

Special custom tours are available with a minimum of four people. Call 866-313-9769 to ask about prices, times, locations and availability.

What to bring

Please keep in mind that all tours will take you to some very beautiful yet secluded locations. It is recommended that you bring the following items with you:



The Mittens may cast long shadows, but the sun will find you while you are on your tour. Skin protection is highly encouraged.


Closed-toe shoes

The scenery is beautiful, but the terrain can be rough in spots. We recommend you wear shoes with good traction that will protect your feet from thorns.


Layered clothing

Weather in the valley can be very unpredictable. Windstorms can and do occur without warning throughout the year. These storms can bring lightning, rain or snow with them, depending on the season.



Water is provided on all tours, but you are encouraged to bring a water bottle and any light snacks that you may want to carry with you.



Of course, you wouldn't want to forget a camera to take pictures of the breathtaking mountains of Monument Valley.

*Taxes extra. Please consult with the front desk or your tour guide if you have any questions.

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