Shiprock, New Mexico has legendary status in Indian lore. In fact almost everyday at dusk the giant mountain seems to float away from the ground it sits on, like a real ship. This is another of those sights that you can see from miles away and you can tell why there is such a legend.
Located just south of the town of Shiprock we found roads that led us all the way around it, if not close in some places. This formation seems to be on private land, bordered by ranch fencing. Climbing is forbidden.
The pictures we got lets you see why it looks like a ship.
Shiprock Sights & Attractions review
Shiprock Peak is a solidified lava core or “neck” of a dormant 40 million year old volcanic pinnacle. It’s shape reminded early visitors to the … read entire review