Gallup's numerous trading posts, galleries and shops offer a unique blend of Native American Culture with a rich abundance of authentic Indian and Southwest Hispanic arts and crafts. The landscape is beautiful beyond words, with red mesas to the north and east, and the mountains and painted deserts of Arizona to the west. An incredible selection of ancient Indian ruins, stunning scenic attractions, and fascinating historic sites are within a 90-minute journey from your vacation headquarters in Gallup. No trip to the southwest is complete without experiencing this area of New Mexico.
Points of Interest
Route 66 Route 66 and Coal Avenue are the principle sites of most gallery and trading post activity in Gallup. A stroll down Route 66 will give you a sense of the historic and harmonious blend of cultures for which Gallup is well known.
Red Rock Park Has an elevation of 7,000 feet and encompasses 640 acres. It offers a large campground equipped with electrical and water hookups, picnic areas, restrooms and showers.
Galleries and Trading Posts There are 110 trading posts, shops and galleries in Gallup, making the town the undisputed Southwestern center for authentic Native American art. The Hubbell Trading Post, 50 miles northwest of Gallup, is one of the oldest continuously operating trading posts on the Navajo Nation.
Navajo Code Talkers Museum Learn more about these famous codes at the Navajo Code Talkers Museum in downtown Gallup at the Gallup Chamber of Commerce.
Visitor Information Center: 1-800-242-4282 • (505) 863-3841