Valley of the Gods

Head off the highway to a sandstone wonderland, hiking, and a hidden B&B

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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).

Lodging

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.

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