Attractions

Mountain in Farmington

Shiprock

By far the coolest sight around these parts, Shiprock – or Tsé Bit'a’í (Rock with Wings) in Navajo – looms eerily over the landscape 40 miles west of Farmington. A 1700ft-high volcanic plug and a lofty landmark for …
Archaeological Site in Farmington

Salmon Ruins

The ancient Pueblo preserved here was built in the early 1100s by the Chaco people. Abandoned, resettled by refugees from Mesa Verde and again abandoned before 1300, the site also includes the remains of a homestead…
Museum in Farmington

Farmington Museum at Gateway Park

Farmington’s one significant visitor attraction, this large modern museum traces the town’s history and growth, with a reconstruction of its first trading post, and also mounts changing art shows. The Energy Wing co…