Plan Your Visit
The Monument is located on the Colorado Plateau in northwestern Arizona. It borders Grand Canyon National Park to the south, Nevada to the west, and is bounded by the Bureau of Land Management Arizona Strip region on the east and north. You can access the Monument, via dirt roads, from Nevada, Utah, and Arizona, so consult a map to determine which entrance point will work best with your travel route. Remember that there are no paved roads within the Monument. It is essential that you read the “Surviving the Parashant” section so that you can plan for a safe visit to this remote area.
Surviving the Parashant
Before venturing into the Monument, be sure you are well prepared to deal with the rough roads and isolated conditions.
Note: It is illegal to drive any vehicle (including ATVs and bicycles) off designated roads.
Emergency phone number
1-800-680-5851 – 24 hours a day
Did You Know?
Desert tortoises’ sharp claws and strong legs can dig burrows up to 30 feet long to protect themselves from the blistering summer heat and cold winter temperatures.