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If it stood all by itself in a field in some other state, Church Rock would likely be a draw for... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
Susan A
Kayenta, Arizona
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We were driving through the west to just see the sites and this was part of the many beautiful... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
Joan C
Louisville, United States
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1 Jul 2017
“A must see in Kayenta”
3 Oct 2017
Kayenta, AZ
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

If it stood all by itself in a field in some other state, Church Rock would likely be a draw for international visitors. Here it's just one of a string of startling igneous extrusions, the remainders of ancient volcanoes. Because El Capitan (Agathla) and Shiprock...More

Thank Susan A
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We were driving through the west to just see the sites and this was part of the many beautiful sites that we saw in our travels. It is gorgeous.

Thank Joan C
Reviewed 1 July 2017

Church Rock is a must see in Kayenta, you can't really miss it on your way into town. Pretty amazing to see what nature can do!

Thank CasHoefman
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Just on the right as you travel towards Kayenta gis rugged rock formation stands out and from most angles it does look like a church. there is no signage otgher thsn it sits alongside Church Rock Creek and as best we could tell no driver...More

Thank Oldjack
Reviewed 19 September 2016

After being in Kayenta for a couple days and researching church rock, most of the photos and descriptions of Church Rock are inaccurate. I did not take my own photo, so I did not post a correct photo. A good photo can be seen if...More

4  Thank MinkHollowFarm
Reviewed 17 July 2016

Definitely worth a drive by and a photo. We saw it from afar, & it only got more beautiful (and bigger) the closer we got. :)

Thank Jeffreysgirl2009
Reviewed 11 July 2016

This can be seen from your vehicle on Highway 163. The stark beauty is a preview of some of the formations in Monument Valley. This is comparable to the best in Monument Valley.

1  Thank AZ1912
Reviewed 11 May 2016

Finally time to visit the iconic Monument Valley in Arizona and Utah, even made it to Four Corners for Colorado and New Mexico all in one spot.

Thank Vidvandrer
Reviewed 18 January 2016

Quite close to highway 163. And it is free. There are many other interesting rock formations in the area.

1  Thank ozarklandman
Reviewed 16 October 2015

You can see it from the main road, but it is quite a distance away. There are many other rock formations in the area. It did not Wow me though it was pretty. I wouldn't take a detour to see it.

1  Thank Nancy P
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