Named for the immense arch-shape "window" in a massive sandstone ridge above the city, Window Rock is the capital of the Navajo Nation and the center of its tribal government. With a population of around 3,050, this community serves as the business and social center for Navajo families throughout the reservation. Window Rock is a good place to stop for food, supplies, and gas.
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Near the beautiful red sandstone arch of Window Rock is the Navajo Veteran’s Memorial, paying tribute to the famed “Code Talkers” of World War II.
Natural habitats at the Navajo Nation Zoo and Botanical Park are home to species including bighorn sheep, black bear, mountain lion and golden eagle.
Sandstone cliffs at Canyon de Chelly National Monument shelter ruins of ancient cliff-dwellers; modern Navajo families tend their farms below.
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