Plan Your Visit


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 other scenic areas nearby that are within a day's drive - Canyon de Chelly National Monument, Navajo National Monument, Petrified Forest National Park and Monument Valley Tribal Park.


There is NO entrance fee. Stop at the Visitor Center to pick up a park map, take in the exhibit of the history and significance of the park, and try your hand at weaving. Feel free to walk the grounds on your own to visit the historic trading post and park store where you will find arts and crafts along with grocery items and souvenirs. You can see the family Hubbell Home, some farm animals, historic barn and other buildings, and historic farm equipment. Ask about the free tours into the Hubbell Home.

The town of Ganado offers limited services including a post office, hospital, schools and state and tribal offices. Campgrounds, lodging or dining are available about 30 minutes away in Window Rock or Chinle, AZ. About 5 miles west of the park is Burnside, AZ at the Junction of 191, 264 and 15 where fast food, groceries, hardware store and laundromat are available.


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 20 miles west of Window Rock, AZ and 35 miles south of Chinle, AZ.


Park Hours

Regular Hours: The park is open daily from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.
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 to learn about the Hubbell family, history of trade, and the importance of sheep and weaving to the Navajo people. There's also a guest loom where everyone is welcome to try their hand at weaving.


  • Take a stroll around the homestead to see the sheep, horse, chickens, turkey, 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. Watch the master weaver at work while she creates a one-of-a-kind rug.
  • Walk the Veterans Trail along the Pueblo Colorado Wash and take in the natural beauty of the landscape.

SUMMER PROGRAMS: Throughout the year, enjoy a free program such as a ranger walk, talk, or house peek. There's also weaving workshops and community events offered during the summer. Follow the park on Facebook to get the latest updates. The Hubbell Home is not open for peeks or tours during inclement weather.

Camping, Dining and Lodging

Camping: The nearest campground is 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).


Last updated: August 29, 2023

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

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

Ganado, AZ 86505-0150


928 755-3475

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