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Navajo National Monument Park

Rank: 266 3 Activites Phone: (928)-672-2700 Email: NAVA_Superintendent@nps.gov Distance: 3.55 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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Rainbow Bridge National Monument Park

Rank: 264 1 Activites Phone: (928)-608-6200 Email: glca_carl_hayden_visitor_center@nps.gov Distance: 50.60 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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Glen Canyon National Recreation Area Park

Rank: 40 7 Activites Phone: (928)-608-6200 Email: glca_carl_hayden@nps.gov Distance: 51.04 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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Lake Powell National Park

12 Activites Phone: (928)-608-6404 Email: GLCA CHVC@nps.gov Distance: 52.49 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: 52.52 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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Grand Gulch Plateau Recreation Area National Park

11 Activites Phone: (435)-587-1500 Email: utmtmail@blm.gov Distance: 57.41 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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Canyon De Chelly National Monument Park

Rank: 80 4 Activites Phone: (928)-674-2106 Email: CACH_Interpretation@nps.gov Distance: 68.97 miles

They would tell you that for nearly 5,000 years, people have lived in these canyons - longer than anyone has lived uninterrupted anywhere on the Colorado Plateau. Their homes and images tell us their stories. Today, Navajo families make their homes, raise livestock, and farm the lands in the canyon. The National Park Service and Navajo Nation are actively working together to manage park resources.

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Natural Bridges National Monument Park

Rank: 239 4 Activites Email: nabrinfo@nps.gov Distance: 69.73 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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Peloncillo Mountains Wilderness National Park

6 Activites Phone: (928)-348-4400 Email: SFOWEB_AZ@blm.gov Distance: 70.49 miles

The Peloncillo Mountains Wilderness (19,440 acres) in Arizona and is managed by the Bureau of Land Management. In 1990, the Peloncillo Mountains Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System established by the Wilderness Act of 1964. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. Plea...

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Paria Canyon-Vermilion Cliffs Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Phone: (435)-688-3200 Email: BLM_AZ_ASDOWEB@blm.gov Distance: 70.54 miles

The Paria Canyon-Vermilion Cliffs Wilderness (109,400 acres) is managed by the Bureau of Land Management. Arizona contains approximately 89,400 acres. Utah contains approximately 20,000 acres. In 1984, the Paria Canyon-Vermilion Cliffs Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System established by the Wilderness Act of 1964. In wilderness, you can en...

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Mule Canyon Ruin National Park

4 Activites Phone: (435)-587-1500 Email: utmtmail@blm.gov Distance: 72.75 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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Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument Park

8 Activites Phone: (435)-644-4300 Email: escalante_interagency@blm.gov Distance: 76.23 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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Trail Of The Ancients National Park

Phone: (800)-530-2998 Email: info@utahscanyoncountry.com Distance: 77.05 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: 77.05 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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Vermilion Cliffs National Monument - Az Park

3 Activites Phone: (435)-688-3200 Email: BLM_AZ_ASDOWEB@blm.gov Distance: 77.52 miles

This remote and unspoiled, 294,000-acre monument is a geologic treasure, containing Paria Plateau, Vermilion Cliffs, Coyote Buttes and Paria Canyon. Elevations range from 3,100 to 7,100 feet. For on-line reservations, click on: https://www.az.blm.gov/paria/checklist.cfm For additional information, click on: https://www.az.blm.gov/paria/ Visits to the area require special planning and awarenes...

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Dark Canyon Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 81.77 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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Saddle Mountain Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 82.75 miles

The Saddle Mountain Wilderness now contains a total of 40,539 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Arizona. In 1984 the Saddle Mountain 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 ag...

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Grosvenor Arch National Park

2 Activites Phone: (435)-826-5600 Email: Mail_UT-Escalante@blm.gov Distance: 85.90 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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Hubbell Trading Post National Historic Site

Rank: 244 Email: Hutr_Ranger_Activities@nps.gov Distance: 89.68 miles

The squeaky wooden floor greets your entry into the oldest operating trading post on the Navajo Nation. When your eyes adjust to the dim light in the "bullpen" you find you've just entered a mercantile. Hubbell's has been serving Ganado selling groceries, grain, hardware, horse tack, coffee and Native American Art since 1878. Discover Hubbell Trading Post NHS, where history is made every day.

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Dominguez Escalante Interpretive Site

1 Activites Phone: (435)-688-3200 Email: utsgmail@blm.gov Distance: 90.98 miles

Interpretive site of historic Dominguez-Escalante expedition, the Franciscan priests who were the first Europeans to explore the Arizona Strip. They camped here, at the San Bartoleme Camp, in October 1776.

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Canyons Of Escalante/ Burr Trail National Park

15 Activites Phone: (435)-826-5600 Email: Mail_UT-Escalante@blm.gov Distance: 92.51 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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Hovenweep National Monument Park

Rank: 312 2 Activites Phone: (970)-562-4282 Email: hoveinfo@nps.gov Distance: 94.54 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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Capitol Reef National Park

Rank: 93 7 Activites Phone: (435)-425-3791 Email: CARE_Interpretation@nps.gov Distance: 97.59 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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Grand Canyon National Park

Rank: 12 8 Activites Phone: (928)-638-7888 Email: grca_information@nps.gov Distance: 98.38 miles

A powerful and inspiring landscape, Grand Canyon overwhelms our senses through its immense size. Unique combinations of geologic color and erosional forms decorate a canyon that is 277 river miles (446km) long, up to 18 miles (29km) wide, and a mile (1.6km) deep. North Rim of the park has Closed for Winter. It will reopen May 15, 2015

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Box-Death Hollow Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 99.64 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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