Basic Information

345 East Riverside Drive
St. George, UT 84790

The monument is located in the northwest corner of Arizona, bordering Nevada to the west and near the southern border of Utah. There are no paved roads or visitor services within the monuments million-plus acres. Visitors should be prepared for travel on rugged dirt roads. Traveling with an appropriate high clearance vehicle equipped with 8-ply or 10-ply tires or with two full-sized spare tires is recommended. The monument has entry roads from Nevada, Utah and Arizona.

Operating Hours & Seasons

The monument is open 24 hours a day 365 days of the year, but there are no facilities or visitor contact areas within the boundaries.

Standard Hours

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Parashant's climate is a subtropical, hot desert climate, typical of the Mojave Desert in which it lies. The region enjoys abundant sunshine year-round; it has an average of about 310 sunny days per year. It is virtually free of tornadoes and ice storms. The summer months of June through September are very hot and mostly dry, with a July daily average temperature of 92.5 °F (33.6 °C), while night time temperatures often remain above 80 °F. There are an average of 134 days of 90 °F + highs.

Entrance Fees:

Entrance Fees - $0.00

No entrance fees or permits are required for general public activities except for winter access to the Kelly Point Road. Permits are required for commercial activities, either a Commercial Use Authorization on NPS lands or a Special Recreation Permit on BLM lands. Other activities such as hunting licenses and ORV vehicle licensing are subject to Arizona state regulations.

Entrance Passes:

Passes - $0.00

No permits or fees are required for general visitor activities. Visits to this monument require special planning and awareness of potential hazards such as unmarked rugged roads, venomous animals, extreme heat, and flash floods. Bring plenty of water, food, extra gasoline and at least two spare tires. High clearance vehicles are recommended.

Last updated: April 10, 2018

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

345 East Riverside Drive
St. George, UT 84790


(435) 688-3200
Phones are answered Monday - Friday 7:45 a.m. - 5 p.m., and Saturdays from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. The center is closed on Sundays as well as all federal holiday with the exceptions of Memorial Day and Labor Day.

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