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Canyon De Chelly National Monument Park

Rank: 80 4 Activites Phone: (928)-674-2106 Email: CACH_Interpretation@nps.gov Distance: 2.80 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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Hubbell Trading Post National Historic Site

Rank: 244 Email: Hutr_Ranger_Activities@nps.gov Distance: 27.50 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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Navajo National Monument Park

Rank: 266 3 Activites Phone: (928)-672-2700 Email: NAVA_Superintendent@nps.gov Distance: 68.32 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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Petrified Forest National Wilderness Area Park

1 Activites Distance: 70.69 miles

The Petrified Forest National Wilderness Area now contains a total of 50,260 acres and is managed by the National Park Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Arizona. In 1970 the Petrified Forest National Wilderness Area became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary...

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Petrified Forest National Park

Rank: 95 6 Activites Phone: (928)-524-6228 Email: PEFO_Superintendent@nps.gov Distance: 74.39 miles

Did you know that Petrified Forest is more spectacular than ever? While the park has all the wonders known for a century, there are many new adventures and discoveries to share. There are backcountry hikes into areas never open before such as Red Basin and little known areas like the Devil's Playground. There are new exhibits to bring the stories to life. Come rediscover Petrified Forest!

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Bisti/De-Na-Zin Wilderness National Park

4 Activites Phone: (505)-599-8900 Email: JAlleman@blm.gov Distance: 79.35 miles

The 45,000-acre Bisti/De-Na-Zin Wilderness is a remote desolate area of steeply eroded badlands which offers some of the most unusual scenery found in the Four Corners region. Time and natural elements have etched a fantasy world of strange rock formations and fossils. It is an ever-changing environment that offers the visitor a remote wilderness experience. Translated from the Navajo language, Bi...

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Dunes Vehicle Recreation Area National Park

3 Activites Phone: (505)-599-8900 Email: JAlleman@blm.gov Distance: 82.19 miles

Over 800 acres of fun is waiting for off-road enthusiasts at the Dunes Vehicle Recreation Area south of Farmington. The off-highway vehicle area contains a wide variety of topography including large sand dunes, steep to gentle hillsides, and sandy arroyo bottoms. Innumerable roads and trails exist in the Dunes, created by nearly 40 years of off-road vehicle use. The diverse landscape attracts a va...

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Head Canyon Ohv Recreation Area National Park

1 Activites Phone: (505)-564-7600 Email: JAlleman@blm.gov Distance: 82.44 miles

Off-road vehicle users in the 4 Corners area love sites like this.

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Historic Route 66 - Arizona National Park

Phone: (928)-422-3352 Email: sfouser@ci.flagstaff.az.us Distance: 84.50 miles

Route 66 in Arizona is the story of a developing nation - a tale of economic opportunity and the hardships of the Dust Bowl, of World War II and the family vacation. Walk in petrified forests and painted deserts, wander in ancient ruins, or drive along a lava flow.

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Glade Run Recreation Management Area And Trail System National Park

4 Activites Phone: (505)-564-7600 Email: JAlleman@blm.gov Distance: 88.63 miles

The approximately 27,400 acres of public land within the Glade Run Trail System encompass a wide variety of topography, from rolling hills to sandy arroyo bottoms to sandstone slickrock. Vegetation is sparse, primarily consisting of common grasses, rabbitbrush, sagebrush, and juniper and piñon. The area is widely used by a diverse range of recreationists. There are 42 miles of marked trails for m...

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Trail Of The Ancients National Park

Phone: (800)-530-2998 Email: info@utahscanyoncountry.com Distance: 89.52 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: 89.52 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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El Morro National Monument Park

Rank: 284 2 Activites Phone: (505)-783-4226 Email: richard_bacon@nps.gov Distance: 89.56 miles

Imagine the comfort and refreshment of finding water after days of dusty travel. A reliable waterhole hidden at the base of a sandstone bluff made El Morro (the headland) a popular campsite for hundreds of years. Here, Ancestral Puebloans, Spanish and American travelers carved over 2,000 signatures, dates, messages, and petroglyphs. We invite you to make El Morro a stopping point on your travels.

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Chaco Culture National Historical Park

Rank: 304 3 Activites Phone: (505)-786-7014 Email: ramona_begay@nps.gov Distance: 90.27 miles

Today the massive buildings of the ancestral Pueblo peoples still testify to the organizational and engineering abilities not seen anywhere else in the American Southwest. For a deeper contact with the canyon that was central to thousands of people between 850 and 1250 A.D., come and explore Chaco through guided tours, hiking & biking trails, evening campfire talks, and night sky programs.

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Grand Gulch Plateau Recreation Area National Park

11 Activites Phone: (435)-587-1500 Email: utmtmail@blm.gov Distance: 90.61 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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Yucca House National Monument Park

Phone: (970)-529-4465 Email: meve_general_information@nps.gov Distance: 90.74 miles

Through a continuing tradition of public and private cooperation, Yucca House National Monument preserves one of the largest archeological sites in SW Colorado. The unexcavated nature of the site preserves its integrity and beauty for future generations of scientists and visitors. Experience a sense of discovery by visiting a site that has remained largely untouched for the past 800 years!

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Hovenweep National Monument Park

Rank: 312 2 Activites Phone: (970)-562-4282 Email: hoveinfo@nps.gov Distance: 90.98 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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Casamero Chacoan Outliers Recreation Management Area National Park

1 Activites Phone: (505)-761-8700 Email: ddudley@blm.gov Distance: 95.51 miles

Casamero Pueblo was occupied by the Chacoan Anasazi between A.D. 1000 and 1125. It is an excellent example of a Chacoan outlier (an outlying community connected to Chaco Canyon by prehistoric roads), displaying many of the same cultural and architectural traits found at Chaco Canyon. Casamero was a community building that served a number of nearby farmsteads. It was used for social and religious a...

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Angel Peak Recreation Area National Park

3 Activites Phone: (505)-564-7600 Email: JAlleman@blm.gov Distance: 96.95 miles

Prominent landmark rising from an ancient seabed is a contemporary badlands with picnicing and camping set in canyon rim country.

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Aztec Ruins National Monument Park

Rank: 280 3 Activites Phone: (505)-334-6174 Email: AZRU_Information@nps.gov Distance: 97.99 miles

Pueblo people describe this site as part of their migration journey. Today you can follow their ancient passageways to a distant time. Explore a 900-year old ancestral Pueblo Great House of over 400 masonry rooms. Look up and see original timbers holding up the roof. Search for the fingerprints of ancient workers in the mortar. Listen for an echo of ritual drums in the reconstructed Great Kiva.

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Mule Canyon Ruin National Park

4 Activites Phone: (435)-587-1500 Email: utmtmail@blm.gov Distance: 98.51 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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Canyons Of The Ancient National Monument Park

4 Activites Phone: (970)-882-5600 Email: meaton@blm.gov Distance: 99.98 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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Mesa Verde Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 101.17 miles

The Mesa Verde Wilderness now contains a total of 8,500 acres and is managed by the National Park Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Colorado. In 1976 the Mesa Verde 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 o...

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Mesa Verde National Park

Rank: 121 4 Activites Phone: (970)-529-4465 Email: meve_general_information@nps.gov Distance: 104.20 miles

Mesa Verde, Spanish for green table, offers a spectacular look into the lives of the Ancestral Pueblo people who made it their home for over 700 years, from A.D. 600 to 1300. Today the park protects nearly 5,000 known archeological sites, including 600 cliff dwellings. These sites are some of the most notable and best preserved in the United States.

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Natural Bridges National Monument Park

Rank: 239 4 Activites Email: nabrinfo@nps.gov Distance: 105.56 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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