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15807 County Road 1, Florissant, CO
Beneath a grassy mountain valley in central Colorado lies one of the richest and most diverse fossil deposits in the world. Petrified redwood stump... Read More
3028 East Main Street, Canon City, CO
For centuries, the rugged granite cliffs, colorful rock outcroppings and stunning mountain vistas of Browns Canyon National Monument have attracted... Read More
46 Volcano Road, Capulin, NM
History:While the geologic history of Capulin Volcano began well over a million years ago, its involvement in human history has been much more rece... Read More
New Mexico 68, Embudo, NM
The Río Grande del Norte National Monument is comprised of rugged, wide open plains at an average elevation of 7,000 feet, dotted by volcani... Read More
3179 CO-151, Chimney Rock, CO
At Chimney Rock you can imagine the landscape as it was a thousand years ago, with cultivated fields and settlements extending from the valley floo... Read More
3115 NM-161, Watrous, NM
Exposed to the wind, within a sweeping valley of short grass prairie, amid the swales of the Santa Fe Trail, lie the territorial-style adobe remnan... Read More
15 Entrance Road, Los Alamos, NM
Bandelier's human history extends back for over 10,000 years when nomadic hunter-gatherers followed migrating wildlife across the mesas and canyons... Read More
725 Ruins Road, Aztec, NM
Aztec Ruins National Monument was established in 1923 by presidential proclamation in recognition of a "ruin of great antiquity and historical inte... Read More
27501 Highway 184, Dolores, CO
Canyons of the Ancients National Monument (the Monument) encompasses 176,000 acres of federal land administered by the Bureau of Land Management (B... Read More
Indian Service Route 92, Jemez Springs, NM
The Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument is a remarkable outdoor laboratory, offering an opportunity to observe, study, and experience the geo... Read More
1750 Rim Rock Drive, Fruita, CO
Colorado National Monument preserves one of the grand landscapes of the American West. But this treasure is much more than a monument. Toweri... Read More
2618-2600 County Rd 20.5, Cortez, CO
Through a continuing tradition of public and private cooperation, Yucca House National Monument preserves one of the largest archeological si... Read More
6001 Unser Blvd. NW, Albuquerque, NM
Do you wonder what a petroglyph is or why they were made? We hope to answer these questions in this website or during your visit. Either way, you c... Read More
190276 Old Oregon Trail Road, Gering, NE
Towering 800 feet above the North Platte River, Scotts Bluff has served as a landmark for peoples from Native Americans to emigrants on the O... Read More
McElmo Route, Cortez, CO
About Us: Hovenweep protects a collection of unique prehistoric archeological sites. The inhabitants of Hovenweep were part of the large farming c... Read More
Tucked away in the middle of New Mexico you'll find Salinas Pueblo Missions National Monument. The three sites offer a glimpse into a unique time i... Read More
4545 East Highway 40, Dinosaur, CO
Dinosaur National Monument's cultural history dates back 10,000 years. The Yampa and Green Rivers have provided water for survival in an arid count... Read More
1900 E Santa Fe Avenue, Grants, NM
The richly diverse volcanic landscape of El Malpais offers solitude, recreation, and discovery. Explore cinder cones, lava tube caves, sandstone bl... Read More
River Road, Harrison, NE
During the 1890s, scientists rediscovered what the Lakota Sioux already knew - bones preserved in one of the most complete Miocene mammal sites in ... Read More
Bridge View Drive, Lake Powell, UT
About :Natural Bridges protects some of the finest examples of ancient stone architecture in the southwest. The monument is located in southeast Ut... Read More
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