Plan Your Visit

Hubbell Trading Post NHS is closed until further notice per the Navajo Nation Public Health Order 2020-021

Park Hours

Summer Hours: The park is open daily from 8AM to 6PM (mid May-mid October).
Winter Hours: The park is open from 8AM to 5PM (mid October-mid May).
Entrance Gate: The gates will close promptly at closing time.
Holiday Closures: The park is closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day.

Note: The Navajo Nation observes Mountain Daylight Saving Time from March through November while the rest of Arizona observes Mountain Standard Time.

Things To Do for FREE

VISITOR CENTER: Pick up a park map at the Visitor Center which features a new exhibit about the Hubbell family, history of trade, and the importance of sheep and weaving to the Navajo people. Visit with Navajo weaver, Ruby Hubbard, as she demonstrates her creative skills at the loom. Several videos and free ranger-led programs are available (programs offered Memorial Day thru Labor Day).


  • Take a stroll around the homestead to see the sheep, horses, chicken, historic barn, farming equipment, and the two Navajo hogans.
  • Head into the trading post to purchase a variety of goods, gift items and books. Walk into the Rug and Jewelry Room to see the great selection of authentic Navajo rugs and other southwest Native American arts and crafts for sale. The trader still purchases hand made crafts directly from artists at the trading post.
  • Walk the Veterans Trail along the Pueblo Colorado Wash and take in the natural beauty of the landscape.

SUMMER PROGRAMS: Enjoy a free program such as a ranger walk, talk, house peek or house tour available from Memorial Day through Labor Day.


1 Hour - See the exhibits at the Visitor Center and walk through the Trading Post OR Stroll around the homestead and attend one of the free programs.

2 Hours - See the exhibits at the Visitor Center, walk the Veterans Trail, look inside the Trading Post, stroll around the homestead and attend one of the free programs.

3 Hours - See the exhibits at the Visitor Center, walk the Veterans Trail, look inside the Trading Post, stroll around the homestead and attend two of the free programs.

Camping, Dining and Lodging

Camping: The nearest campgrounds are about 40 minutes away at Canyon de Chelly National Monument near Chinle, AZ.
Dining: The nearest food places are in Burnside Junction (10 minutes), Chinle (40 minutes) and Window Rock, AZ (30 minutes).
Lodging: The nearest motels are available in Chinle (40 minutes), Window Rock (30 minutes), and Holbrook, AZ (1.5 hours).



We hope you enjoy your visit to Hubbell Trading Post National Historic Site! The park is surrounded by Navajo tribal lands with families living in nearby Ganado, Arizona. While visiting the Navajo Nation, please remember we observe Daylight Savings Time.
Please consider visiting these areas nearby - Canyon de Chelly National Monument, Navajo National Monument, Petrified Forest National Park and Monument Valley Tribal Park.


There is NO entrance fee. The park features a Visitor Center with new exhibits, the historic trading post with arts and crafts, a park store with souvenirs, the family Hubbell Home, some farm animals, a historic barn and other buildings, and historic farm equipment. You are welcome to walk the grounds on your own, however, a Park Ranger is required for a free peek into the Hubbell Home. Some days, home peeks or tours are unavailable due to limited staffing.

The town of Ganado offers a convenience store with gas station, post office, hospital, schools and tribal offices. There are no campgrounds, lodging or dining available. About 5 miles west of the park is Burnside, AZ at the Junction of 191, 264 and 15 where there is fast food, grocery and hardware store and a laundromat available. Motels and campground can be found in Chinle or Holbrook, Arizona.


Hubbell Trading Post NHS is located at mile post 446.3 on AZ Route 264. From I-40, take Highway 191 North to Ganado then west on AZ Route 264. The park is about 18 miles west of Window Rock, AZ and 35 miles south of Chinle, AZ.

Last updated: August 19, 2020

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Mailing Address:

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

Ganado, AZ 86505-0150


(928) 755-3475

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