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Natural Bridges National Monument Park

Rank: 239 4 Activites Email: nabrinfo@nps.gov Distance: 24.02 miles

Three majestic natural bridges invite you to ponder the power of water in a landscape usually defined by its absence. View them from an overlook, or hit the trails and experience their grandeur from below. Declared a National Monument in 1908, the bridges are named "Kachina," "Owachomo" and "Sipapu" in honor of the Native Americans that once made this area their home.

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Grand Gulch Plateau Recreation Area National Park

11 Activites Phone: (435)-587-1500 Email: utmtmail@blm.gov Distance: 26.27 miles

The Grand Gulch/Cedar Mesa Plateau is a unique area for exploring. This is a place where cultural resources are found in primitive and wilderness-like settings. Most canyons and cultural sites can only be reached by hiking or backpacking.

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Dark Canyon Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 31.99 miles

The Dark Canyon Wilderness now contains a total of 47,116 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Utah. In 1984 the Dark Canyon Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age of "...in...

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Mule Canyon Ruin National Park

4 Activites Phone: (435)-587-1500 Email: utmtmail@blm.gov Distance: 35.99 miles

Mule Canyon Ruin is a classic ancestral Puebloan (previously called Anasazi) archaeological site that has been stabilized and interpreted for the public. The site, displaying a kiva, small tower, and a room block, provides a close-up, convenient and casual view into the past without the crowds associated with some of the more prominent Four Corners ruins and monuments.

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Trail Of The Ancients National Park

Phone: (800)-530-2998 Email: info@utahscanyoncountry.com Distance: 50.72 miles

Explore the long and intriguing occupation of the Four Corners region by Native American peoples. Travel through the archaeological heartland of America while crossing the beautiful and diverse landscapes of the Colorado Plateau. World-renowned Mesa Verde National Park, Monument Valley Tribal Park, and Four Corners Monument are highlights on the trail.

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Trail Of The Ancients - Utah National Park

Phone: (800)-574-4386 Email: info@utahscanyoncountry.com Distance: 50.72 miles

Walk through time in the vivid deserts of southeastern Utah. The byway is dotted with ancient Native American remnants and natural attractions. Visit vast Monument Valley, the gentle San Juan River, and Pueblo Indian ruins. All creatures from chipmunks to bighorn sheep have their place in the desert's delicate ecosystem.

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Capitol Reef National Park

Rank: 93 7 Activites Phone: (435)-425-3791 Email: CARE_Interpretation@nps.gov Distance: 54.97 miles

Located in south-central Utah in the heart of red rock country, Capitol Reef National Park is a hidden treasure filled with cliffs, canyons, domes and bridges in the Waterpocket Fold, a geologic monocline (a wrinkle on the earth) extending almost 100 miles.

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Navajo National Monument Park

Rank: 266 3 Activites Phone: (928)-672-2700 Email: NAVA_Superintendent@nps.gov Distance: 59.36 miles

The prehistoric Puebloan Ancestors built Tsegi Phase villages within the natural sandstone alcoves of our canyons. The resilient Ancestral Puebloans paved the way for current Native American groups in the Southwest region. These villages, which date from AD 1250 to 1300, thrill all who visit with original architectural elements such as roof beams, masonary walls, rock art, and hand and foot holds.

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Indian Creek National Park

4 Activites Phone: (435)-587-1500 Email: utmtmail@blm.gov Distance: 61.23 miles

Elevation 5000 feet. Indian Creek Corridor is 8640 acres of rocky red canyon country currently being considered an area of environmental concern in order to preserve its scenic status.

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Huntington North Reservoir National Park

10 Activites Phone: (435)-687-2491 Email: parkcomment@utah.gov Distance: 63.56 miles

Huntington North Reservoir, a feature of the Emery County Project, was created by the Huntington North Dam and the East and West Dikes. Recreation management at Huntington North Reservoir is performed by the Utah Division of Parks and Recreation under agreement with the Bureau of Reclamation. With a 240-acre surface area, the off-stream reservoir is situated at the 5,480-foot elevation. Manage...

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Labyrinth Canyon Recreation Area National Park

10 Activites Phone: (435)-636-3600 Email: utprmail@blm.gov Distance: 66.63 miles

Elevation 4000 feet. A flat and gentle desert river, flowing through a region of spectacular canyons. A great 4 day canoe trip.

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Glen Canyon National Recreation Area Park

Rank: 40 7 Activites Phone: (928)-608-6200 Email: glca_carl_hayden@nps.gov Distance: 68.23 miles

Encompassing over 1.2 million acres, Glen Canyon National Recreation Area offers unparalleled opportunities for water-based & backcountry recreation. The recreation area stretches for hundreds of miles from Lees Ferry in Arizona to the Orange Cliffs of southern Utah, encompassing scenic vistas, geologic wonders, and a vast panorama of human history.

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Canyons Of Escalante/ Burr Trail National Park

15 Activites Phone: (435)-826-5600 Email: Mail_UT-Escalante@blm.gov Distance: 68.88 miles

The Canyons of the Escalante--Wonders in Water and Stone. The Escalante River, the last major river system to be mapped in the continental United States, cascades off the southern flank of the Aquarius Plateau, winding through a 1,000-mile maze of interconnected canyons. This magical labyrinth is one of the scenic wonders of the West.

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Canyon Rims Recreation Area National Park

6 Activites Phone: (435)-259-2100 Email: utmbmail@blm.gov Distance: 70.84 miles

Canyon Rims Recreation Area includes 100,273 acres south of Moab. Two campgrounds and four overlooks are within the Recreation Area, as well as the Trough Springs Hiking trailhead. Major activities include hiking, backpacking, and sightseeing. The primary roads within Canyon Rims, which were constructed by the BLM and include several scenic turnouts, are Utah Scenic Backways. Please visit the M...

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Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument Park

8 Activites Phone: (435)-644-4300 Email: escalante_interagency@blm.gov Distance: 71.22 miles

Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument is a dramatic, multi-hued landscape that is rich in natural and human history. Extending across 1.9 million acres of Utah public lands managed by the Bureau of Land Management, the Monument represents a unique combination of archaeological, historical, paleontological, geological, and biological resources. These strikingly beautiful and scientifically im...

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Box-Death Hollow Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 72.24 miles

The Box-Death Hollow Wilderness now contains a total of 25,751 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Utah. In 1984 the Box-Death Hollow Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age...

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Rainbow Bridge National Monument Park

Rank: 264 1 Activites Phone: (928)-608-6200 Email: glca_carl_hayden_visitor_center@nps.gov Distance: 72.30 miles

Rainbow Bridge is one of the world's largest known natural bridges. The span has undoubtedly inspired people throughout time--from the neighboring American Indian tribes who consider Rainbow Bridge sacred, to the 85,000 people from around the world who visit it each year. Please visit Rainbow Bridge in a spirit that honors and respects the cultures to whom it is sacred.

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Lake Powell National Park

12 Activites Phone: (928)-608-6404 Email: GLCA CHVC@nps.gov Distance: 72.70 miles

Glen Canyon Dam, which is a feature of the Colorado River Storage Project (CRSP), impounds Colorado River water to form Lake Powell, one of the most popular and scenic lakes in the world. Lake Powell is part of the Glen Canyon National Recreation Area.The Bureau of Reclamation started construction of Glen Canyon Dam in 1956 and Lake Powell started filling on March 13, 1963. In 1980, 17 years after...

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Glen Canyon Dam National Park

1 Activites Phone: (520)-645-0401 Email: bwirth@uc.usbr.gov Distance: 72.80 miles

Glen Canyon Dam, 15 miles upstream from Lees Ferry, is the key feature of the Colorado River Storage Project. The structure is 710 feet high, has a crest length of 1,560 feet, and contains 4,901,000 cubic yards of concrete. Thickness of the dam at the crest is 25 feet and the maximum base thickness is 300 feet. The absence of rail facilities near the contruction site of Glen Canyon Dam necessit...

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Hovenweep National Monument Park

Rank: 312 2 Activites Phone: (970)-562-4282 Email: hoveinfo@nps.gov Distance: 72.94 miles

Once home to over 2,500 people, Hovenweep includes six prehistoric villages built between A.D. 1200 and 1300. Explore a variety of structures, including multistory towers perched on canyon rims and balanced on boulders. The construction and attention to detail will leave you marveling at the skill and motivation of the builders.

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Desolation Canyon Recreation Management Area National Park

6 Activites Phone: (435)-636-3600 Email: utprmail@blm.gov Distance: 74.55 miles

Desolation and Gray Canyons provide a premiere wilderness river trip through Utah's deepest canyons. The river traveler encounters approximately 60 Class II and III rapids. In addition to river-running, there are wonderful opportunities for camping, archaeological and geologic interpretation, wildlife watching, hiking, and exploring.

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Grosvenor Arch National Park

2 Activites Phone: (435)-826-5600 Email: Mail_UT-Escalante@blm.gov Distance: 79.08 miles

A beautiful drive along Cottonwood Creek Drive takes you to this rare double natural arch, one of the most unusual featured of the Grand Staircase- Escalante National Monument.

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Lowry Ruins National Historic Landmark Park

2 Activites Phone: (970)-882-5600 Distance: 80.81 miles

Visit a 1,000-year-old ancestral Puebloan (Anasazi) ruin, which includes a 40-room village. The Lowry Pueblo site was first excavated in 1931 and became a National Historic Landmark in 1967. It is one of the most significant BLM archaeological sites in the Four Corners region, where Colorado, Utah, New Mexico, and Arizona meet.

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Canyons Of The Ancient National Monument Park

4 Activites Phone: (970)-882-5600 Email: meaton@blm.gov Distance: 82.68 miles

The Canyons of the Ancients National Monument is located in southwest Colorado. Elevations within the monument range from about 4,900 feet to about 7,500 feet above sea level. The outer boundaries of the area encompass approximately 183,000 acres of land, approximately 164,000 acres of which are in federal ownership and managed by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM). Containing the highest ...

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Goldbar Camping Area National Park

2 Activites Phone: (435)-259-2100 Email: utmbmail@blm.gov Distance: 83.23 miles

Gold Bar Campground is located 10 miles from the junction of U.S. Highway 191 and Utah Highway 279. Suited for riverside camping for tents and small trailers, the views up and down the Colorado River are stunning. The Corona Arch Hiking Trail, a 1.5-mile walk to two spectacular arches, is located across the road from the campground. Individual campsites are available on a first-come, first served ...

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