Adventure in stone
Cars can navigate the Valley of the Gods' gravel road; avoid when wet. Pack water (at least 1 gal. per person per day), food, and a spare tire; have a full tank of gas.
The U.S. Geological Service Cigarette Spring Cave, Utah, topographical map ($6) details the valley; the map and free regional travel information are available at the Monticello Visitor Center (8-5 Mon-Fri; 200 S. Main St., Monticello, UT; 435/587-3401).
Additional information is available at the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Monticello Field Office (8-4:30 Mon-Fri; 435 N. Main, Monticello; 435/587-1500).
Camping. Tent and RV camping (free) is permitted at established but undeveloped sites throughout the valley. For more information, contact the BLM (see above).
Valley of the Gods Bed & Breakfast. $115, including breakfast. County Rd. 242; 970/749-1164.