Basic Information

Hubbell Trading Post National Historic Site observes Mountain Daylight Savings Time from March to November. Please plan your trip accordingly.

Spring is normally windy. Summer can reach into high 90s with thunderstorms beginning in July into August. Fall is cooling off. Last couple of Winters have been dry and with a couple of inches of snow.

Hubbell Trading Post NHS Visitor Center

The visitor center is located east of the trading post. Interpretive exhibits on Hubbell family, the Long Walk, weaving, and a children's trading post are located inside. Ask for brochures and other informational leaflets. Guided tour tickets for the Hubbell Home are available. An interactive video, and viewing of 1-2 minutes snapshots of different videos that are for sell at the trading post are all available inside.

Rambo, one of two park horses at Hubbell Trading Post
Rambo, one of two horses at Hubbell Trading Post in the fall.

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Welcome to Hubbell Trading Post
National Historic Site
**Please note the Navajo Nation observes Mountain Daylight Saving Time from March through November while the rest of Arizona observes Mountain Standard Time. When it is 1 p.m. in Flagstaff, Arizona it is 2 p.m. at Hubbell Trading Post.**
  • Check out the new interpretive exhibits inside the Visitor Center that explains why Hubbell Trading Post is a National Historic Site. Ask about what there is to do and see. Plan on spending at least two hours to visit the trading post and surrounding homestead.
  • Join a tour of the historic Hubbell Home ($5.00/person) where the family of John Lorenzo Hubbell lived.
  • Wander the grounds of the Hubbell family homestead and see the barn, bunkhouse, guest Hogan, historic farm equipment, horses, chickens, and Navajo Churro sheep.
  • Explore the oldest continuously operating trading post in the American Southwest. Shop for authentic Navajo rugs, jewelry, and baskets.
  • Enter the bullpen of the trading post to shop for food and dry goods. Buy a delicious snack for the road.
  • Watch and listen to the trader buy a hand-woven rug from a skilled Navajo weaver or a craft item from an artisan.
  • Watch the Navajo weaver in the visitor center weave a intricate design in a rug.
  • Attend a "Sheep, Wool, and Weaving" workshop to learn about the Navajo Lifeways in July.
  • Experience the joy of the holiday season at the annual Luminaria Night in early December.
  • Join us for the Native American Auction in May and October.

Last updated: March 6, 2017

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

Hubbell Trading Post National Historic Site
P.O. Box 150

Ganado, AZ 86505-0150


(928) 755-3475

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