National Monuments around Shonto, AZ

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Navajo National Monument

Navajo National Monument
End of AZ Highway 564
Shonto, AZ
The prehistoric Puebloan Ancestors built Tsegi Phase villages within the natural sandstone alcoves of our canyons. The resilient Ancestral Puebloan...
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Rainbow Bridge National Monument

Rainbow Bridge National Monument
Forbidding Canyon
Tonalea, AZ
About:Rainbow Bridge is the world's largest natural bridge. The span has undoubtedly inspired people throughout time--from the neighboring American...
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Vermilion Cliffs National Monument

Vermilion Cliffs National Monument
US-89A and House Rock Road
Marble Canyon, AZ
This remote and unspoiled, 280,000-acre Monument is a geologic treasure, containing a variety of diverse landscapes from the Paria Plateau, Vermili...
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Canyon de Chelly National Monument

Canyon de Chelly National Monument
3 miles E of HWY 191 on Rt 7
Chinle, AZ
History:Millions of years of land uplifts and stream cutting created the colorful sheer cliff walls of Canyon de Chelly. Natural water sources and ...
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Wupatki National Monument

Wupatki National Monument
Co Rd 395
Cameron, AZ
Wupatki National Monument features well preserved multistory masonry pueblos amidst a painted desert landscape. A loop drive takes you to several d...
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Walnut Canyon National Monument

Walnut Canyon National Monument
6400 North Highway 89
Flagstaff, AZ
Walnut Canyon National Monument was established by President Woodrow Wilson on November 30, 1915, to preserve ancient cliff dwellings. Initially ma...
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Hovenweep National Monument

Hovenweep National Monument
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...
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Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument

Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument
669 South Highway 89A
Kanab, UT
Grand Staircase-Escalante spans many acres of America's public lands and contains three distinct units, Grand Staircase, Kaiparowits, and Escalante...
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Pipe Spring National Monument

Pipe Spring National Monument
406 North Pipe Spring Road
Fredonia, AZ
American Indians, Mormon pioneers, plants, animals, and others have depended on the life-giving water found at Pipe Spring. Learn about pioneer and...
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Yucca House National Monument

Yucca House National Monument
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...
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Natural Bridges National Monument

Natural Bridges National Monument
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...
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Canyons of the Ancients National Monument

Canyons of the Ancients National Monument
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...
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Tuzigoot National Monument

Tuzigoot National Monument
25 Tuzigoot Road
Clarkdale, AZ
Crowning a desert hilltop is an ancient pueblo. A child scans the desert landscape for the arrival of traders. What riches will they bring? What st...
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Montezuma Castle National Monument

Montezuma Castle National Monument
Montezuma Castle Road
Camp Verde, AZ
History & Culture: On December 8, 1906, President Theodore Roosevelt celebrated the passage of the Antiquities Act by declaring four sites of ...
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El Morro National Monument

El Morro National Monument
Highway 53
Ramah, NM
Imagine the comfort and refreshment of finding water after days of dusty travel. A reliable waterhole hidden at the base of a sandstone bluff...
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Cedar Breaks National Monument

Cedar Breaks National Monument
2390 West Highway 56, Suite 11
Cedar City, UT
A huge natural amphitheater has been eroded out of the variegated Pink Cliffs (Claron Formation) near Cedar City, Utah. Millions of years of sedime...
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Aztec Ruins National Monument

Aztec Ruins National Monument
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...
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Parashant National Monument

Parashant National Monument
345 East Riverside Drive
Saint George, UT
Parashant provides a sense of solitude to those who venture into its isolated domain. The Monument's expansive landscape encompasses a chronicle of...
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Colorado National Monument

Colorado National Monument
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...
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El Malpais National Monument

El Malpais National Monument
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...
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