Per Navajo Tourism Department, "Tourists driving onto the dirt road leading to the formation are prohibited – please view and photograph the pinnacle from the paved roadway (Indian Service Route 13 or from US Highway 491). Oversight is provided by the local communities. There are no facilities in the vicinity. Overnight camping is not allowed. Usage of drones – a permit must be obtained from the Navajo Nation Film Office prior to use. As this rock formation is sacred to the Navajos – hiking and/or climbing on the sacred peak or its surrounding rocks is forbidden."

Drone application:


Shiprock Peak - sacred symbol

Story - photography, local history, indigenous knowledge

Guided routes - 11.3-kilometers (driving), 5-hrs, backcountry access and more!

Small groups - maximum of 8-10 people, enjoy an authentic experience

Booking - full deposit required

Start/end - meet at Indian Service Route 5010 off Indian Service Route 13, or at scheduled meet-up location

Pricing List

Two adults $140 / person $280

Maximum 8-10 people per tour

Youth Age 13-17 $84
Children Age 7-12 $54

Six years and under FREE

Shiprock Peak
Shiprock Peak