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Pastora Peak - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

Pastora Peak, Arizona 86514, USA

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About Pastora Peak

The Pastora Peak is a mountain peak located to the south of Teec Nos Pos in Apache County, Arizona. It is one of the iconic attraction in this area and also trekking is possible.

Attractions Near Pastora Peak

Teec Nos Pos Trading Post
Teec Nos Pos Trading Post16.12km from Pastora Peak

The Teec Nos Pos Trading Post is were the local Navajos shop for their daily needs and sell their unique artistic creations:rugs, silver and turquoise jewelry, kachinas, bead work, and a variety of other crafts. Buckskins and baskets, required for Navajo traditional ceremonies, are bought and sold at our trading post.

Four Corners Monument
Four Corners Monument25.52km from Pastora Peak

The Four Corners Monument marks the quadripoint in the Southwestern United States where the states of Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, and Utah meet. It is the only point in the United States shared by four states, leading to the area being named the Four Corners region. The monument also marks the boundary between two semi-autonomous Native American governments, the Navajo Nation, which maintains the monument as a tourist attraction, and the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe Reservation.

Buffalo Pass
Buffalo Pass36.01km from Pastora Peak

Buffalo Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.610m (8,562ft) above the sea level, located in the Navajo Nation of Apache County, in northeast Arizona, in USA. It’s called Indian Route 13. It’s a great little curvy road with twists and turns in a scenic panorama of sandstone cliffs and tall ponderosa pines.

Roof Butte
Roof Butte37.08km from Pastora Peak

Roof Butte is a peak in the Chuska Mountains in Arizona, United States. Roof Butte is the highest peak of the Chuska Mountains which run in a north-northwest direction across the Arizona-New Mexico border. Roof Butte is a visible butte for miles around.

Massacre Cave Overlook
Massacre Cave Overlook63.98km from Pastora Peak

Massacre Cave Overlook is located off of the North Rim Drive in the Canyon de Chelly (pronounced d'Shay) National Monument. The cave is the site of a rock shelter where in 1805 a group of Navajo had fortified themselves in a battle against a Spanish military expedition led by Lt. Antonio Narbona. With over 80 rooms and three kivas, this is one of the largest dwelling structures in the park. It was named for two mummies that were discovered here by an archaeological expedition in 1882.

Ute Mountain
Ute Mountain64.72km from Pastora Peak

Ute Mountain is located in Montezuma County, Colorado. The mountain is part of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains and has an elevation of 12,721 feet. The mountain is named for the Ute people, who inhabited the area prior to European settlement. Ute Mountain is known for its stunning views and extensive hiking trails. The mountain is home to a variety of wildlife, including bighorn sheep, elk, deer, and black bears. Ute Mountain is a popular destination for camping, picnicking, and sightseeing.

Where is Pastora Peak

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Apache County
Apache County
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Apache County is located in the northeast corner of the U.S. state of Arizona. Most of the county is occupied by part of the federally recognized Navajo Nation and the Fort Apache Indian Reservation, respectively. It also contains part of Petrified Forest National Park. Canyon de Chelly National Monument is entirely within the county and within the boundaries of the Navajo Nation.