A United States National Monument is a protected area that is similar to a national park. They can be created from any land owned or controlled by the federal government.

A United States National Memorial is a designation for an officially recognized area that memorializes a historic person or event.

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African American Civil War Memorial National Memorial, District of Columbia Camping & Hiking

Directions The memorial is located at the corner of Vermont Avenue, 10th St, and U Street NW, near the U Street/African-American Civil War Memorial/Cardozo Metro Station. Phone (202) 426-6841 Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: District of Columbia Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: District of Columbia Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More District of Columbia Recreation Areas African American Civil War Memorial National Memorial Official Website African American Civil War Memorial National Memorial Map Over 200,000 African-American soldiers and sailors served in the U.S. Army and Navy during the Civil War. Their service helped to end the war and free over four million slaves. The African American Civil War Memorial honors their service and sacrifice.

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African Burial Ground National Monument, New York Camping & Hiking

Directions The African Burial Ground National Monument is located on the first floor of the Ted Weiss Federal Building located at 290 Broadway in Lower Manhattan; close to Foley Square and just north of City Hall. Our visitor center is located mid-block on Broadway between the cross streets of Duane Street and Reade Streets. Phone (212) 238-4367 Activities HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: New York Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: New York Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More New York Recreation Areas African Burial Ground National Monument Official Website African Burial Ground National Monument Map African Burial Ground is the oldest and largest known excavated burial ground in North America for both free and enslaved Africans. It protects the historic role slavery played in building New York

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Agate Fossil Beds National Monument, Nebraska Camping & Hiking

Directions If traveling east or west on U.S. Highway 20 go 22 miles south of Harrison, NE on State Hwy 29 then 3 miles east on River Road (paved) If traveling east or west on U.S. Highway 26 go 34 miles north of Mitchell, NE on State Hwy 29 then 3 miles east on River Road (paved). Also accessible from State Hwy 71, 25 miles on unpaved River Road. Phone (308) 665-4113 Activities HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, HIKING, PICNICKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Nebraska Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Nebraska Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Nebraska Recreation Areas Agate Fossil Beds National Monument Official Website Agate Fossil Beds National Monument Map During the 1890s, scientists rediscovered what the Lakota Sioux already knew”bones preserved in one of the world’s most significant

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Agua Fria National Monument, Arizona Camping & Hiking

Directions The Agua Fria National Monument is located 40 miles north of Phoenix, AZ. It is easily accessed by traveling to Interstate 17 to the Badger Springs (Exit #256), Bloody Basin Road (Exit #259), or Cordes Junction exits. Phone (623) 580-5500 Activities AUTO TOURING, BIKING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, HUNTING, PICNICKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arizona Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arizona Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arizona Recreation Areas Adjacent to rapidly expanding communities, the 71,000-acre Agua Fria National Monument is approximately 40 miles north of central Phoenix. The monument encompasses two mesas and the canyon of the Agua Fria River. Elevations range from 2,150 feet above sea level along the Agua Fria Canyon to about 4,600 feet in the northern hills. The diversity

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Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument, Texas Camping & Hiking

Directions Alibates Flint Quarries is located approximately 35 miles north of Amarillo, Texas. From I-40 in Amarillo, take Lakeside exit north towards Lake Meredith National Recreation Area. Exit on TX 136 north towards Borger. After about 30 miles, turn west from TX 136 onto Cas Johnson Road. Park Service signs will be visible. Proceed approximately 3 miles to “Y” intersection and bear to right. Go northwest approximately 2 miles to the Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument Visitor Center. Phone (806) 857-6680 Activities HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, CAMPING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Texas Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Texas Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Texas Recreation Areas Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument Official Website Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument Map 13,000 years ago this site was already well-known by mammoth hunters as a

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Aniakchak National Monument & Preserve, Alaska Camping & Hiking

Directions Located on the Alaska Peninsula, 450 miles southwest of Anchorage, Aniakchak National Monument and Preserve is inaccessible by road. Notoriously bad weather makes access to Aniakchak unpredictable. Drop-offs and/or pick-ups may be significantly delayed. Phone (907) 246-3305 Activities CLIMBING, CAMPING, HIKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Alaska Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Alaska Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Alaska Recreation Areas Aniakchak National Monument & Preserve Official Website Aniakchak National Monument & Preserve Map Given its remote location and challenging weather conditions, Aniakchak is one of the most wild and least visited places in the National Park System. This landscape is a vibrant reminder of Alaska’s location in the volcanically active “Ring of Fire,” as it is home to an impressive six mile (10 km) wide, 2,500 ft (762 m)

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Arkansas Post National Memorial, Arkansas Camping & Hiking

Directions Arkansas Post National Memorial is located in southeastern Arkansas. The entrance to the park is on Arkansas Hwy 169, seven miles south of Gillett, via US Hwy 165 (The Great River Road), and about 20 miles northeast of Dumas, via US 165. Phone (870) 548-2207 Activities BOATING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, FISHING, HIKING, PICNICKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PADDLING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arkansas Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arkansas Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arkansas Recreation Areas Arkansas Post National Memorial Official Website Arkansas Post National Memorial Map Located at the confluence of two rivers, Arkansas Post has served as a gathering place for many cultures throughout human history – it represents cultural cooperation, conflict, synthesis, and diversity.

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Aztec Ruins National Monument, New Mexico Camping & Hiking

Directions From Albuquerque/Bloomfield, NM: Follow Hwy 550 north into Aztec, turn left onto Highway 516, drive 3/4 mile, then turn right onto Ruins Road. Follow Ruins Road 1/2 mile to the monument. From Durango, CO: Follow Hwy 550 south into Aztec, where it will become 516. Turn right onto Ruins Road. Follow Ruins Road 1/2 mile to the monument. From Farmington, NM Follow Highway 516 east into Aztec. 1/4 mile past Lightplant Road, turn left onto Ruins Road. Follow Ruins Road 1/2 mile to the monument. Phone (505) 334-6174 Activities HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, HIKING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: New Mexico Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: New Mexico Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More New Mexico Recreation Areas Aztec Ruins National Monument Official Website Aztec Ruins National Monument Map Pueblo people describe this

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Bandelier National Monument, New Mexico Camping & Hiking

Directions From NM285 US84 in Pojaque NM. West on NM502, West on NM4 to White rock. Then 12 miles to the monument entrance on the south side of the road. Phone (505) 672-3861 Activities HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, CAMPING, HIKING, PICNICKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: New Mexico Campgrounds PONDEROSA CAMPGROUND (NM) JUNIPER CAMPGROUND Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: New Mexico Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More New Mexico Recreation Areas Bandelier National Monument Official Website Bandelier National Monument Map Bandelier National Monument protects over 33,000 acres of rugged but beautiful canyon and mesa country as well as evidence of a human presence here going back over 11,000 years. Petroglyphs, dwellings carved into the soft rock cliffs, and standing masonry walls pay tribute to the early days of a culture that still survives

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Bears Ears National Monument, Utah Camping & Hiking

Directions There is no visitor center for the National Monument. The nearest communities are Monument Valley, Mexican Hat, Bluff, Blanding, and Monticello. Highways 191, 211, 95, 261, and 163 all provide access to portions of National Monument. Major commercial airlines serve Salt Lake City and St. George, Utah; Grand Junction, Colorado; and Las Vegas, Nevada. Commercial airlines also serve Moab, Utah and Cortez, Colorado. Phone 435-587-1500 Activities AUTO TOURING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, HUNTING, RECREATIONAL VEHICLES, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Utah Campgrounds Indian Creek Falls Group Site Creek Pasture Group Site Superbowl Group Site Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Utah Hiking Trails Kane Gulch Ranger Station Related Link(s) More Utah Recreation Areas Bears Ears National Monument is home to outstanding cultural, recreational and natural resources. Opportunities to experience these

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Belmont-Paul Women’s Equality National Monument, District of Columbia Camping & Hiking

Directions The Belmont-Paul Women’s Equality NM is located on Capitol Hill at the corner of Constitution Avenue and 2nd Street, NE, next to the Hart Senate Office building. It is a free-standing, federal style brick house surrounded by a black cast-iron fence. The entrance for museum tours and the museum shop is located on 2nd Street with the lift accessible entrance located to the side of the museum next to the Hart Senate Office Building. The doors facing Constitution Avenue are not entrances. Phone (202) 543-2240 Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: District of Columbia Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: District of Columbia Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More District of Columbia Recreation Areas Belmont-Paul Women’s Equality National Monument Official Website Belmont-Paul Women’s Equality National Monument Map Home to the National Woman’s Party for nearly

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Booker T Washington National Monument, Virginia Camping & Hiking

Directions The monument is located on AV 122 (Booker T. Washington Highway), 22 miles southeast of Roanoke, VA. From I-81 take I-581, then U.S. 220 south from Roanoke to VA 122. From the Blule Ridge Parkway take VA 43 south to VA 122. From Lynchburg take U.S. 460 west to VA 122. Phone (540) 721-2094 Activities HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, HIKING, PICNICKING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Virginia Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Virginia Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Virginia Recreation Areas Booker T Washington National Monument Official Website Booker T Washington National Monument Map Booker T. Washington was born a slave in April 1856 on the 207-acre farm of James Burroughs. After the Civil War, Washington became the first principal of Tuskegee Normal and Industrial School. Later as an adviser, author and

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Browns Canyon National Monument, Colorado Camping & Hiking

Directions The National Monument is centered along the Arkansas River between the communities of Buena Vista and Salida. Phone 719-539-8500 Activities CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, HUNTING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Colorado Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Colorado Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Colorado Recreation Areas Plan Your Visit to Browns Canyon National Monument Friends of Browns Canyon BLM Colorado YouTube Arkansas River Rafting through Browns Canyon National Monument New Browns Canyon National Monument protects southern Colorado recreation gem BLM Colorado Flickr BLM Colorado Twitter BLM Colorado Facebook Browns Canyon National Monument , a 21,586 acres (8,736 ha) national monument in Chaffee County, Colorado was designated as such by President Barack Obama under the Antiquities Act on February 19, 2015. For centuries, the granite cliffs, colorful rock

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César E. Chávez National Monument, California Camping & Hiking

Directions The monument is located near the small town of Keene, California on Highway 58. From Highway 58, take exit 138 toward Keene, then turn right on Woodford-Tehachapi Road. César E. Chávez National Monument will be on your left. Phone (661) 823-6134 Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: California Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: California Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More California Recreation Areas César E. Chávez National Monument Official Website César E. Chávez National Monument Map Yes, we can! Widely recognized as the most important Latino leader in the United States during the twentieth century, César E. Chávez led farm workers and supporters in the establishment of the country’s first permanent agricultural union. His leadership brought sustained international attention to the plight of U.S. farm workers, and secured for them higher wages and safer

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Cabrillo National Monument, California Camping & Hiking

Directions FROM DOWNTOWN SAN DIEGO Take Harbor Drive past the airport Turn left onto Rosecrans Street Turn right onto Canon Street Turn left onto Catalina Blvd. (also known as Cabrillo Memorial Drive) Follow Catalina Blvd. all the way to the end Phone (619) 523-4285 Activities HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, HIKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: California Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: California Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More California Recreation Areas Cabrillo National Monument Official Website Cabrillo National Monument Map Climbing out of his boat and onto shore in 1542, Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo stepped into history as the first European to set foot on what is now the West Coast of the United States. In addition to telling the story of 16th century exploration, the park is home to a wealth of

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California Coastal National Monument, California Camping & Hiking

Directions From Monterey take CA Hwy 1 8.5 miles to exit 408/Imjin Parkway exit. Merge left and take a left on the 1st stoplight 2nd avenue. Take the 1st right into the parking area. Phone 831-582-2200 Activities INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION, PHOTOGRAPHY, SNORKELING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: California Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: California Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More California Recreation Areas California Coastal National Monument Connecting the Pacific Ocean with the land, the California Coastal National Monument provides unique coastal habitat for marine-dependent wildlife and vegetation on 6 mainland units and more than 20,000 rocks, islands, exposed reefs, and pinnacles along the California coastline. The Monument includes public lands along the coast of California, and in the near shore waters of the Pacific Ocean. The off-shore rocks and

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Canyon de Chelly National Monument, Arizona Camping & Hiking

Directions The recommended route to the park is from Highway 191 in Chinle then turning east on Route 7. The park entrance and Visitor Center is about 3 miles from Highway 191. An alternative is entering the park on the East side via Route 64. There are 3 overlooks to stop at along Route 64 before getting to the Visitor Center. Travel on Route 7 from the East is NOT RECOMMENDED since the road is unpaved and unmaintained between Sawmill and the Spider Rock turnoff. Phone (928) 674-5500 Activities AUTO TOURING, CAMPING, HIKING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arizona Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arizona Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arizona Recreation Areas Canyon de Chelly National Monument Official Website Canyon de Chelly National Monument Map For nearly 5,000 years, people have lived

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Canyons of the Ancient National Monument, Colorado Camping & Hiking

Directions All visitors to the monument are encouraged to contact the Anasazi Heritage Center before visiting the monument. From Dolores, Colorado, travel west on State Highway 145, then turn west (right) on State Highway 184. Or if you are coming from Cortez, travel north on State Highway 145, then turn west (left) on State Highway 184. Continue for approximately 1 mile and the Anasazi Heritage Center will be on your right. Canyons of the Ancients National Monument is generally located North and West of Cortez Colorado to the South, Dove Creek to the North, and the Utah border to the West. Phone 970-882-5600 Activities BIKING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, CAMPING, HUNTING, OFF HIGHWAY VEHICLE Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Colorado Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Colorado Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Colorado Recreation

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Cape Henry Memorial Part of Colonial National Historical Park, Virginia Camping & Hiking

Directions Located on the south side of the Chesapeake Bay, Cape Henry Memorial sits within the Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story. From Interstate 64 E take exit 282 to merge onto US-13N/Northhampton Boulevard towards the Chesapeake Bay Bridge. Then take US-60 E/Shore Drive exit toward Beaches, this is the last exit before the Chesapeake Bay Bridge. Follow Shore Drive and turn left onto Atlantic Ave and proceed to Gate 8. Follow Atlantic Ave to Cape Henry Memorial. Phone (757) 898-2410 Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Virginia Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Virginia Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Virginia Recreation Areas Cape Henry Memorial Part of Colonial National Historical Park Official Website Cape Henry Memorial Part of Colonial National Historical Park Map English colonists first landed here in April 1607, erected a wooden

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Cape Krusenstern National Monument, Alaska Camping & Hiking

Directions Cape Krusenstern National Monument lies within a remote area of northwest Alaska and is bordered by the Arctic Ocean and Chukchi Sea. Visitors generally access the monument via the regional hub in Kotzebue. Commercial airlines provide daily service from Anchorage to Kotzebue. Chartered flights with licensed air taxi services, booked in advance, can take backcountry travelers to remote destinations within the monument. Phone (907) 442-3890 Activities CAMPING, HIKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Alaska Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Alaska Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Alaska Recreation Areas Cape Krusenstern National Monument Official Website Cape Krusenstern National Monument Map North of the Arctic Circle, the monument forms 70 miles of shoreline on the Chukchi Sea. More than 114 beach ridges provide evidence of human use for 5,000 years. The Inupiat

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Capulin Volcano National Monument, New Mexico Camping & Hiking

Directions Capulin Volcano National Monument is located in northeast New Mexico. The monument is located 34 miles east of Raton, NM, and 60 miles west of Clayton, NM on NM325 North of US64. No public transportation systems serve the park. Phone (575) 278-2201 Activities BIKING, HIKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: New Mexico Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: New Mexico Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More New Mexico Recreation Areas Capulin Volcano National Monument Official Website Capulin Volcano National Monument Map Once again enjoy the beautiful view from the top of Capulin Volcano as the road has just reopened to vehicle traffic. With a view of four states, this extinct cinder cone rises around 1000 feet above the surrounding landscape giving excellent views of the other volcanoes in the Raton-Clayton Volcanic Field.

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Carrizo Plain National Monument, California Camping & Hiking

Directions Carrizo Plain National Monument is west of Bakersfield, California. This area is very remote and undeveloped, therefore it is recommended that you do not rely on GPS or other mapping programs to lead you to the park. Phone Visitor Center: 805-475-2131 Office: 661-391-6000 Activities BIKING, CAMPING, HORSEBACK RIDING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: California Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: California Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More California Recreation Areas Carrizo Plain National Monument Recreation Map and Guide Download the Carrizo Plain National Monument Recreation Map and Guide Goodwin Education Center Permits for Self-Guided Tours Carrizo Plain National Monument Carrizo Plain National Monument National Conservation Lands Currently as of March 29, 2019 The wildflowers are stunning at Carrizo Plain National Monument with more blooming daily on the valley

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Casa Grande Ruins National Monument, Arizona Camping & Hiking

Directions Transportation is by private vehicle. The park is in Coolidge, Arizona, about an hour-long drive from either Phoenix or Tucson. From Interstate 10 take the Coolidge exits and follow the signs to the park entrance. Phone (520) 723-3172 Activities HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, PICNICKING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arizona Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arizona Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arizona Recreation Areas Casa Grande Ruins National Monument Official Website Casa Grande Ruins National Monument Map Explore the mystery and complexity of an extended network of communities and irrigation canals. An Ancestral Sonoran Desert People’s farming community and “Great House” are preserved at Casa Grande Ruins. Whether the Casa Grande was a gathering place for the Desert People or simply a waypoint marker in an extensive system of canals and trading

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Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument, Oregon Camping & Hiking

Directions Phone 541-618-2200 Activities CAMPING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, PICNICKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Oregon Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Oregon Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Oregon Recreation Areas The Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument was created to protect an array of biological, geological, hydrological, archeological and historic resources. Although important individually, collectively these resources comprise a unique, diverse ecosystem. The guiding principles for management of the CSNM are to protect, maintain, restore or enhance relevant and important resources.

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Castillo De San Marcos National Monument, Florida Camping & Hiking

Directions On State Route A1A overlooking Matanzas Bay in the heart of the historic district of Saint Augustine, the Castillo is approximately a five mile drive from Interstate 95. Phone (904) 829-6506 Activities HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Florida Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Florida Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Florida Recreation Areas Castillo De San Marcos National Monument Official Website Castillo De San Marcos National Monument Map A monument not only of stone and mortar but of human determination and endurance, the Castillo de San Marcos symbolizes the clash between cultures which ultimately resulted in our uniquely unified nation. Still resonant with the struggles of an earlier time, these original walls provide tangible evidence of America™s grim but remarkable history.

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Castle Clinton National Monument, New York Camping & Hiking

Directions Castle Clinton is located in historic Battery Park. It is only directly accessible by foot, bicycle, or wheelchair. You cannot drive directly to the site. Local parking is nearly impossible to find and expensive. All public transportation options are located outside of Battery Park. Phone (212) 344-7220 Activities HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: New York Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: New York Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More New York Recreation Areas Castle Clinton National Monument Official Website Castle Clinton National Monument Map Located at the southern tip of Manhattan Island, Castle Clinton stands where New York City began, and represents not only the city™s growth, but the growth of a nation. Initially intended to prevent a British invasion in 1812, the fortification has transformed over the years to

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Castle Mountains National Monument, California Camping & Hiking

Directions You can approach Castle Mountains from Walking Box Ranch Road off of Nevada State Rd 164 (Nipton Road) or from several unnamed dirt roads off of Lanfair Road in Mojave National Preserve. Phone (760) 252-6100 Activities CAMPING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: California Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: California Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More California Recreation Areas Castle Mountains National Monument Official Website Castle Mountains National Monument Map Castle Mountains represents some of the most unique elements of the Mojave Desert. Nestled between the Nevada state line and Mojave National Preserve, the nearly 21,000 acres of Castle Mountains boasts Joshua tree forests, unbroken natural landscapes, rare desert grasslands, and rich human history. This intriguing area provides serenity and solitude from nearby metropolitan areas.

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Cedar Breaks National Monument, Utah Camping & Hiking

Directions Driving S on I-15: Exit 78 to Parowan Turn L onto E Cntr St Turn R onto UT Hwy 143 E Drive 15 miles to Cedar Breaks Driving N on I-15: Exit 57 to Cedar City Travel N on Main St Turn R onto E Cntr St /UT Hwy 14 Drive E on UT Hwy 14 Turn L onto UT Hwy 148 to Cedar Breaks Driving S on US Highway 89: At Panguitch turn R onto Utah HWY 143 W Drive W to Cedar Breaks NM Driving N on UT Hwy 89: At Long Valley Junction, turn L onto UT Hwy 14 W Turn R onto UT Hwy 148 to Cedar Breaks Phone (435) 586-9451 Activities HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, CAMPING, HIKING, PICNICKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Utah Campgrounds POINT SUPREME CAMPGROUND Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a

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Chamizal National Memorial, Texas Camping & Hiking

Directions From the west take exit 21 off of I-10 toward Piedras Street. Turn right onto Piedras and follow it to Paisano Drive. Turn left onto Paisano and then turn right onto San Marcial Street. From the north take exit 20A off of US-54 for US-62 toward Paisano Drive. Turn right onto Paisano and follow it until you reach San Marcial Street. From the east take exit 22B on I-10 toward US-54. Stay left until two lanes merge, move into the right lane toward Paisano Drive. Turn right at the light and merge onto Paisano. Phone (915) 532-7273 Activities BIKING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, HIKING, PICNICKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Texas Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Texas Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Texas Recreation Areas Chamizal National Memorial Official Website

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Charles Young Buffalo Soldiers National Monument, Ohio Camping & Hiking

Directions “Youngsholm” is located in Wilberforce, Ohio near Wilberforce University. It is situated less than one mile west of the Wilberforce University and Central State University campuses on U.S. Route 42 at 1120 US Route 42 E. Phone (937) 352-6757 Activities AUTO TOURING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Ohio Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Ohio Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Ohio Recreation Areas Charles Young Buffalo Soldiers National Monument Official Website Charles Young Buffalo Soldiers National Monument Map Throughout his life, Charles Young overcame countless obstacles in his ascent to prominence. In spite of overt racism and stifling inequality, Young rose through the military ranks to become one of the most respected leaders of his time. A well-rounded man with a steadfast devotion to duty, Young led by example and inspired a generation

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Chiricahua National Monument, Arizona Camping & Hiking

Directions Chiricahua National Monument is located 120 miles southeast of Tucson. Take I-10 east from Tucson to the first exit for Willcox. Travel 3 miles into town to the stoplight and turn right. You will follow Arizona State Highway 186 for 32 miles to the junction of Arizona State Highway 181. Turn left and 4 miles later you will be at the Chiricahua entrance station. Maximum vehicle length is 29 feet to drive beyond the visitor center. A hiking shuttle is available daily at 9 am from the visitor center. Phone (520) 824-3560 Activities CAMPING, HIKING, PICNICKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arizona Campgrounds Bonita Canyon Campground Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arizona Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arizona Recreation Areas Chiricahua National Monument Official Website Chiricahua National Monument Map A “Wonderland

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Colorado National Monument, Colorado Camping & Hiking

Directions Driving Westbound on Highway I-70 towards Grand Junction, Exit 31 (Horizon Drive). Follow signs through Grand Junction to the east entrance. The visitor center and campground are 19 miles from the east entrance. Eastbound on Highway I-70 take Exit 19 (Fruita). Turn south on Highway 340 to the west entrance, which is approximately three miles from Fruita. The visitor center and campground are four miles up from the west entrance. Phone (970) 858-3617 Activities AUTO TOURING, BIKING, CLIMBING, CAMPING, HIKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Colorado Campgrounds SADDLEHORN CAMPGROUND Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Colorado Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Colorado Recreation Areas Colorado National Monument Official Website Colorado National Monument Map Colorado National Monument preserves one of the grand landscapes of the American West. But this treasure is much more

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Coronado National Memorial, Arizona Camping & Hiking

Directions From the city of Sierra Vista continue south on Hwy 92 about 20 miles and turn right onto S. Coronado Memorial Drive. Follow Coronado Memorial Drive (it will turn into E Montezuma Canyon Rd) 5 miles to the Visitor Center. Phone (520) 366-5515 Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arizona Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arizona Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arizona Recreation Areas Coronado National Memorial Official Website Coronado National Memorial Map It was a journey of conquest filled with exploration, wonder – and cruelty. Inspired by tales of vast cities of gold, 339 European soldiers and hundreds of Aztec allies embarked on an epic journey through arid deserts and rugged mountains. They encountered rich traditions and brought new technologies. The resulting collision and combination of cultures reverberates today.

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Craters Of The Moon National Monument & Preserve, Idaho Camping & Hiking

Directions Visitor Center and Loop Drive are located 18 miles southwest of Arco, Idaho on U.S. Highway 20/26/93, 24 miles northeast of Carey, Idaho on U.S. Highway 20/26/93, 84 miles from Idaho Falls, and 90 miles from Twin Falls. Physical address is 1266 Craters Loop Road(Lat/Long: 43° 27.711’N/113° 33.7) Access to the main visitor use area is via a paved highway. Unpaved roads provide additional access to the BLM monument and NPS Preserve but should only be utilized by four wheel drive and high clearance vehicles. Phone (208) 527-1300 Activities AUTO TOURING, BIKING, CAMPING, HIKING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Idaho Campgrounds Craters of the Moon Group Campground Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Idaho Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Idaho Recreation Areas Craters Of The Moon National Monument & Preserve Official Website Craters Of

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Craters of the Moon National Monument, Idaho Camping & Hiking

Directions From Idaho Falls, follow U.S. Highway 20 west about 68 miles to Arco. Follow U.S. Highway 93 about 18 miles southwest to the Craters of the Moon Visitor Center. Other parts of the monument can be accessed on unpaved roads from the town of Carey, also located on U.S. Highway 93 (25 miles west of the visitor center); from the town of American Falls via Pleasant Valley Road (67 miles west of Idaho Falls); or from two locations on State Highway 24 near the town of Minidoka (132 miles west of Idaho Falls). Phone 208-732-7200 Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Idaho Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Idaho Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Idaho Recreation Areas Craters of the Moon National Monument Map Established in 1924, Craters of the Moon National Monument celebrated

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Craters of the Moon National Monument, Idaho Camping & Hiking

Directions 18 miles southwest of Arco, Idaho on Highway 20/26/93, 24 miles northeast of Carey, Idaho on Highway 20/26/93, 84 miles from Idaho Falls, and 90 miles from Twin Falls. Phone 208-527-1335 Activities AUTO TOURING, BIKING, CAMPING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, HUNTING, WINTER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Idaho Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Idaho Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Idaho Recreation Areas Craters of the Moon National Monument photos BLM Idaho Facebook Page BLM Idaho Twitter BLM Idaho YouTube The Bureau of Land Management’s Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve is a 750,000-acre geologic wonderland, managed jointly with the National Park Service’s Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve. Its central feature is the Great Rift, a 52-mile long crack in the

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David Berger National Memorial, Ohio Camping & Hiking

Directions The David Berger National Memorial is located on the grounds of the Mandel Jewish Community Center of Cleveland. Phone (330) 657-2752 Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Ohio Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Ohio Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Ohio Recreation Areas David Berger National Memorial Official Website David Berger National Memorial Map This site honors the memory of David Berger, an American citizen who was one of 11 Israeli athletes killed at the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich, Germany. David had no expectations of winning a medal but joined the Israeli weightlifting team to realize his dream – a dream which ended tragically. The Memorial is dedicated to his memory and the memory of the ten other athletes.

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De Soto National Memorial, Florida Camping & Hiking

Directions Driving Directions: From I-75 Take exit 220 SR 64/Manatee Ave, Gulf Beaches exit. Travel west on SR 64 for approximately 12 miles to 75th St. W. Turn right onto 75th St. W. travel north approximately 2 miles to the northern terminus 75th St. W. turns into De Soto Memorial Hwy and dead ends into the park. Phone (941) 792-0458 Activities HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, FISHING, PADDLING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Florida Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Florida Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Florida Recreation Areas De Soto National Memorial Official Website De Soto National Memorial Map In May 1539, Conquistador Hernando de Soto™s army of soldiers, hired mercenaries, craftsmen, and clergy made landfall in Tampa Bay. They were met with fierce resistance of indigenous people protecting their homelands. De Soto™s quest

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Devils Postpile National Monument, California Camping & Hiking

Directions Shuttle Bus: Most visitors must park at the Mammoth Mountain Ski Area and use the mandatory shuttle. The shuttle bus operates from mid-June through the Wednesday after Labor Day. By car: From U.S. Highway 395, drive 10 miles west on S.R. 203 to Minaret Vista and then another 8 miles on a paved, steep mountain road. Please note that this road is single lane for approximately 3 miles. By plane: The closest commercial airport is the Mammoth Lakes/Yosemite Airport (MMH), located on U.S. Highway 395. Phone (760) 934-2289 Activities CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: California Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: California Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More California Recreation Areas Devils Postpile National Monument Official Website Devils Postpile National Monument Map Established in 1911 by presidential proclamation, Devils

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Devils Tower National Monument, Wyoming Camping & Hiking

Directions The park entrance is located 33 miles northeast of Moorcroft, 27 miles northwest of Sundance, and 52 miles southwest of Belle Fourche, SD. If approaching from the east or west, take US Hwy 14 to WY 24 (follow the signs from I-90). If approaching from the north, take WY 112 to WY 24 (from Montana) or SD 34 / WY 24 (from South Dakota). Phone (307) 467-5283 Activities CLIMBING, CAMPING, HIKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Wyoming Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Wyoming Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Wyoming Recreation Areas Devils Tower National Monument Official Website Devils Tower National Monument Map The Tower is an astounding geologic feature that protrudes out of the prairie surrounding the Black Hills. It is considered sacred by Northern Plains Indians and indigenous people.

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Dinosaur National Monument, Colorado Camping & Hiking

Directions Dinosaur National Monument is located on the Colorado and Utah border with a parts of the monument in both states. Dinosaur fossils are not visible in the Colorado portion of the monument – only on the Utah side. The Quarry Visitor Center and Exhibit Hall (where you see the dinosaur fossils) are located approximately 7 miles north of Jensen, Utah. Phone (435) 781-7700 Activities AUTO TOURING, BIKING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PADDLING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Colorado Campgrounds SPLIT MOUNTAIN GROUP CAMPGROUND GREEN RIVER CAMPGROUND Echo Park Campground Group Site Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Colorado Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Colorado Recreation Areas Dinosaur National Monument Official Website Dinosaur National Monument Map Dinosaurs once roamed here. Their fantastic remains are still visible embedded in the rocks. Today, the mountains, desert

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Effigy Mounds National Monument, Iowa Camping & Hiking

Directions Located 3 miles north of Marquette, Iowa on Hwy 76. Phone (563) 873-3491 Activities HIKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Iowa Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Iowa Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Iowa Recreation Areas Effigy Mounds National Monument Official Website Effigy Mounds National Monument Map The mounds preserved here are considered sacred by many Americans, especially the Monument’s 20 culturally associated American Indian tribes. A visit offers opportunities to contemplate the meanings of the mounds and the people who built them. The 200 plus American Indian mounds are located in one of the most picturesque sections of the Upper Mississippi River Valley.

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El Malpais National Monument, New Mexico Camping & Hiking

Directions Take exit 85 of I-40 in Grants, New Mexico. After you exit, head south on Santa Fe Ave, and continue straight over the freeway overpass. Take a left at the entrance sign for El Malpais Visitor Center. Continue 300 yards until you reach the parking lot. Phone (505) 876-2783 Activities AUTO TOURING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, CAMPING, HIKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: New Mexico Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: New Mexico Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More New Mexico Recreation Areas El Malpais National Monument Official Website El Malpais National Monument Map The richly diverse volcanic landscape of El Malpais offers solitude, recreation, and discovery. Explore cinder cones, lava tube caves, sandstone bluffs, and hiking trails. Wildlife abounds in the open grasslands and forests. While some may see a desolate

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El Morro National Monument, New Mexico Camping & Hiking

Directions From Albuquerque, NM, or from the east: take Interstate 40 west to Grants. At exit 81, go south on Highway 53 for 42 miles to El Morro National Monument. From Flagstaff, AZ, or from the west: take Interstate 40 east to Gallup. At exit 20, go south on Highway 602 for about 31 miles. Turn east (left) onto Highway 53. El Morro is 25 more miles. Phone (505) 783-4226 Activities HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, CAMPING, HIKING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: New Mexico Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: New Mexico Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More New Mexico Recreation Areas El Morro National Monument Official Website El Morro National Monument Map Imagine the refreshment of finding water after days of dusty travel. A reliable waterhole hidden at the base of a sandstone bluff

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Ellis Island Part of Statue of Liberty National Monument, New Jersey Camping & Hiking

Directions Ellis Island is located in New York Harbor, and can only be reached by boat. Ferries are operated by Statue Cruises, and depart from Battery Park in Lower Manhattan in New York City. Ferries are also available from Liberty State Park in Jersey City, New Jersey. Phone (212) 363-3200 Activities PICNICKING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: New Jersey Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: New Jersey Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More New Jersey Recreation Areas Ellis Island Part of Statue of Liberty National Monument Official Website Ellis Island Part of Statue of Liberty National Monument Map How far would you travel to find a better life? What if the journey took weeks under difficult conditions? If you answered “Whatever it takes,” you echo the feelings of the 12 million immigrants who passed through

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Federal Hall National Memorial, New York Camping & Hiking

Directions The main entrance of Federal Hall is located at 26 Wall Street, near the corner of Wall Street and Nassau Street in Manhattan’s Financial District. The rear entrance, which is wheelchair accessible, is located at 15 Pine Street, near the intersection of Pine Street and Nassau Street. It is highly recommended that all visitors use mass transit when traveling to Federal Hall. Phone (212) 825-6990 Activities HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: New York Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: New York Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More New York Recreation Areas Federal Hall National Memorial Official Website Federal Hall National Memorial Map Here on Wall Street, George Washington took the oath of office as our first President, and this site was home to the first Congress, Supreme Court, and Executive

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First State National Monument, Delaware Camping & Hiking

Directions Seven sites make up First State National Historical Park in Delaware and southeastern Pennsylvania. For details and directions for each site, please visit the visitor centers page below. Phone (302) 544-6363 Activities BIKING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, PICNICKING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Delaware Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Delaware Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Delaware Recreation Areas First State National Monument Official Website First State National Monument Map Famous as the First State to ratify the Constitution, Delaware was born out of a conflict among three world powers for dominance of the Delaware Valley. From this beginning, the region developed a distinct character that tolerated diversity in religion and national origin and valued independence.

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Flight 93 National Memorial, Pennsylvania Camping & Hiking

Directions The entrance to the memorial is located on US Route 30/Lincoln Highway. Traveling east on the PA Turnpike take exit 110 – Somerset and follow the signs. Traveling west on the PA Turnpike take exit 146 – Bedford. GPS Address: 6424 Lincoln Highway, Stoystown, PA 15563. Please note mapping programs may note alternate entrances, but the only entrance to the memorial is located on US Route 30. For more details follow the link to our website Phone (814) 893-6322 Activities AUTO TOURING, HIKING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Pennsylvania Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Pennsylvania Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Pennsylvania Recreation Areas Flight 93 National Memorial Official Website Flight 93 National Memorial Map On Tuesday morning, September 11, 2001, the U.S. came under attack when four commercial airliners were hijacked and

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Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument, Colorado Camping & Hiking

Directions Visitors traveling north/south on I-25: Exit at US 24 West, travel 35 miles to town of Florissant, then follow signs two miles south on Teller County Road 1 to the Visitor Center. Visitors traveling from town of Cripple Creek: Follow Teller County Road 1 north for 16 miles. Phone (719) 748-3253 Activities HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Colorado Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Colorado Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Colorado Recreation Areas Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument Official Website Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument Map Beneath a grassy mountain valley in central Colorado lies one of the richest and most diverse fossil deposits in the world. Petrified redwood stumps up to 14 feet wide and thousands of detailed fossils of insects and plants reveal the story of a very

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Fort Caroline National Memorial, Florida Camping & Hiking

Directions From Downtown Jacksonville, take Union Street to the Mathews Bridge to the Arlington Expressway to the flyover exit for the Southside Connector. Take the connector to Merrill Road and turn right. Merrill Road becomes Fort Caroline Road in approximately 1/2 mile. Continue on Fort Caroline Road, passing through the stoplight at the intersection of Fort Caroline Road and Monument Road. The next left turn is signed for Fort Caroline National Memorial. Phone (904) 641-7155 Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Florida Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Florida Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Florida Recreation Areas Fort Caroline National Memorial Official Website At the settlement of la Caroline, French settlers struggled for survival in a new world.  Many sought religious freedom in a new land, while others were soldiers or tradesmen starting a new life. 

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Fort Frederica National Monument, Georgia Camping & Hiking

Directions South on I 95 to U.S. 17: Exit 38 and Left onto Spur 25. Follow Spur 25 until U.S. 17. Take a right on U.S. 17 (south). North on I 95 to U.S. 17: Exit 29 and Right onto U.S. 17. From US 17: Take Causeway to St. Simons Island. Take first left onto Sea Island Rd. Go 1.5 miles to third traffic light, and Left onto Frederica Road. Follow Frederica Road for two miles (take second right off roundabout). The park entrance 300 yards past Christ Church. Phone (912) 638-3630 Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Georgia Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Georgia Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Georgia Recreation Areas Fort Frederica National Monument Official Website Fort Frederica National Monument Map Georgia’s fate was decided in 1742 when Spanish and British

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Fort Matanzas National Monument, Florida Camping & Hiking

Directions Fort Matanzas is 14 miles south of Saint Augustine on State Route A1A. Phone (904) 471-0116 Activities HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Florida Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Florida Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Florida Recreation Areas Fort Matanzas National Monument Official Website Fort Matanzas National Monument Map The Visitor Center dock sustained minor damage from Hurricane Dorian. Boat tours to Fort Matanzas will be suspended until repairs are completed. However the park grounds, boardwalks and nature trail are open for use. (Updated: 1-4-2020)

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Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine, Maryland Camping & Hiking

Directions The park is three miles southeast of the Baltimore Inner Harbor and just off I-95. Follow the brown Fort McHenry directional signs along all major routes to the park. From I-95 northbound, take Exit 55 Key Highway and follow Fort McHenry signs. Phone (410) 962-4290 Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Maryland Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Maryland Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Maryland Recreation Areas Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine Official Website Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine Map by the dawn’s early light, a large red, white and blue banner? Whose broad stripes and bright stars . . . were so gallantly streaming! over the star-shaped Fort McHenry during the Battle of Baltimore, September 13-14, 1814. The valiant defense of the fort inspired Francis Scott Key to write

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Fort Monroe National Monument, Virginia Camping & Hiking

Directions From I-64 East or West take Exit 268 (169 East Mallory St/Ft. Monroe) (Going East: Last Exit prior to Hampton Roads Bridge Tunnel, going West: first Exit after it.) Top of Exit Left at light onto S Mallory St (0.1 mile). Right at 2nd light onto E Mellen St. Continue crossing a small bridge (0.6 mile). Continue straight at light (Left fork) onto Ingalls Rd (0.5 mile). Left onto Ruckman Rd towards fort Main Gate, pass through fort walls Right onto Bernard Rd, angled parking on Left (0.2 mile). Phone 757-722-FORT (3678) Activities BIKING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, HIKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Virginia Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Virginia Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Virginia Recreation Areas Fort Monroe National Monument Official Website Fort Monroe National Monument Map

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Fort Ord National Monument, California Camping & Hiking

Directions Creekside Terrace Trailhead is just off Highway 68 near the intersection of Reservation Road and Portola Road. Badger Hills Trailhead is just off Highway 68 six miles east of Salinas, CA. Phone 831-582-2200 Activities BIKING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: California Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: California Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More California Recreation Areas Fort Ord National Monument Trail Map and Guide Voices of the Coast @ Fort Ord A rich history, diverse habitat and bountiful recreation opportunities await you at the Fort Ord National Monument. Another coastal gem with more than 86 miles of trails provides opportunities to hike, bike or ride your horse through rolling hills, pockets of chaparral, and oak woodlands. You will see a huge diversity of

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Fort Pulaski National Monument, Georgia Camping & Hiking

Directions From Interstate I-95, take Exit 99 onto Interstate I-16 East (James L Gillis Memorial Hwy) for 7 miles. Take Exit 164A onto Interstate I-516 East toward US-80 East. Take Exit 3 (US-17 S/US-80 E) toward US-80 East. Turn left onto Ocean Highway, Ogeechee Rd (US-17 N, US-80 East). Bear right onto West Victory Drive (US-80 East). Continue on US-80 East for 13 miles. GPS Coordinates for Fort Pulaski National Monument: N32° 01.680 W080° 53.525 Phone (912) 786-5787 Activities BIKING, PICNICKING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Georgia Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Georgia Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Georgia Recreation Areas Fort Pulaski National Monument Official Website Fort Pulaski National Monument Map For much of the 19th century, masonry fortifications were the United States™ main defense against overseas enemies. However, during the Civil

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Fort Stanwix National Monument, New York Camping & Hiking

Directions Take I-90 (NY Thruway) to Exit 33 (Verona-Rome). Turn Right onto Rt. 365 E. Follow Rt. 365, veering left as Rt. 365 merges with Rt 69 at the fork in the road. This will take you over an arterial bridge into the City of Rome. Fort Stanwix NM will be across Erie Blvd. on the right side of James Street. Phone (315) 338-7730 Activities BIKING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, HIKING, PICNICKING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: New York Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: New York Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More New York Recreation Areas Fort Stanwix National Monument Official Website Fort Stanwix National Monument Map For centuries, the Oneida Carrying Place, a six mile portage connecting the Mohawk River and Wood Creek, served as a vital link for those traveling by water

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Fort Union National Monument, New Mexico Camping & Hiking

Directions Fort Union National Monument is located in the Northeastern portion of the state of New Mexico. 8 miles off of Interstate I-25 on State Highway NM 161. New Mexico: From Albuquerque (156 miles), Santa Fe (94 miles) or Las Vegas, NM (28 miles) take I-25 North, exit 366 at Watrous, 8 miles on NM 161. Colorado: From Denver (313 miles), Colorado Springs (243 miles) or Raton (95 miles) take I-25 South, exit 366 at Watrous, 8 miles on NM 161. Phone (505) 425-8025 Activities HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: New Mexico Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: New Mexico Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More New Mexico Recreation Areas Fort Union National Monument Official Website Fort Union National Monument Map Exposed to the wind, within a sweeping valley of short

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Fossil Butte National Monument, Wyoming Camping & Hiking

Directions By car: Travel 9 miles west of Kemmerer, Wyoming on U.S. Highway 30. There is a highway sign near mile post 44; turn right onto Lincoln County Road 300. The Historic Quarry Trail is approximately 1/2 mile on the right. Continue west on County Road 300 for approximately 3 miles to Chicken Creek Road which provides access to the visitor center, scenic drive, Nature Trail and picnic area. Closest airports: Rock Springs, Wyoming (130 miles); Salt Lake City, Utah (150 miles) Phone (307) 877-4455 Activities BIKING, HIKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Wyoming Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Wyoming Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Wyoming Recreation Areas Fossil Butte National Monument Official Website Fossil Butte National Monument Map Some of the world’s best preserved fossils are found in the flat-topped

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General Grant National Memorial, New York Camping & Hiking

Directions General Grant National Memorial is located in Riverside Park, on the upper west-side of Manhattan. The entrance to the mausoleum is between north-bound and south-bound Riverside Drive, near the intersection of West 122nd Street. The visitor center is located to the west, across south-bound Riverside Drive. Street parking is available, but can be very hard to find. The area is well-served with both Bus and Subway, by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority of New York (http://www.mta.info/). Phone (646) 670-7251 Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: New York Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: New York Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More New York Recreation Areas General Grant National Memorial Official Website General Grant National Memorial Map The final resting place of President Ulysses S. Grant and his wife, Julia, is the largest mausoleum in North America.

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George Washington Birthplace National Monument, Virginia Camping & Hiking

Directions George Washington Birthplace is located off two miles from Virginia state route 3 on Virginia state route 204. The park is located 38 miles east of Fredericksburg and 10 miles from Colonial Beach. Phone (804) 224-1732 Activities HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, FISHING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Virginia Campgrounds George Washington Birthplace National Monument Picnic Pavilion Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Virginia Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Virginia Recreation Areas George Washington Birthplace National Monument Official Website George Washington Birthplace National Monument Map In the heart of the Northern Neck of Virginia stands a tribute to America™s founding father, George Washington. Although only here a short time, the ideas that Washington learned here, helped shape the man he would become and forever alter the destiny of the United States of America.

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George Washington Carver National Monument, Missouri Camping & Hiking

Directions From I-44 Westbound: Take exit 18-A and travel south on Highway 59 to Diamond. Turn west onto Highway V and travel two miles to Carver Road. Travel south ¾ mile to the park entrance. From I-44 Eastbound: Take exit 11-A and travel south on I-49 to Highway V. Turn east onto Highway V and travel five mile to Carver Road. Travel south ¾ mile to the park entrance. From I-49 Northbound: Turn east onto Highway V and travel five miles to Carver Road. Travel south ¾ mile to the park entrance. Phone (417) 325-4151 Activities HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, PICNICKING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Missouri Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Missouri Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Missouri Recreation Areas George Washington Carver National Monument Official Website George Washington Carver National Monument

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Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument, New Mexico Camping & Hiking

Directions Passenger vehicles can drive north of Silver City, New Mexico to the monument on NM Hwy 15. The 46 mile trip can take up to two hours due to the narrow and mountainous curving nature of the road. Large RVs and vehicles pulling trailers should NOT use NM Hwy 15. From Silver City, take US Highway 180 to Santa Clara. Turn left onto NM Hwy 152 and drive to San Lorenzo. At San Lorenzo, turn left onto NM Hwy 35 and follow it to its termination at NM Hwy 15. Turn right on NM Hwy 15 and follow signs to the park. Phone (575) 536-9461 Activities HIKING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: New Mexico Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: New Mexico Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More New Mexico Recreation Areas Gila Cliff

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Governors Island National Monument, New York Camping & Hiking

Directions Governors Island is located in New York Harbor, 1/2 mile from the southern tip of Lower Manhattan and 400 yards west of the end of Brooklyn’s Atlantic Avenue and Red Hook waterfront. It is accessible only via ferry. Ferry service from Manhattan is the main way to access the island. During the summer public access season, the ferry departs from Battery Maritime Building at 10 South Street, at South and Whitehall Streets (next to the Staten Island ferry terminal). Check www.govisland.com for ferry schedules. Phone (212) 825-3054 Activities BIKING, PICNICKING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: New York Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: New York Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More New York Recreation Areas Governors Island National Monument Official Website Governors Island National Monument Map From 1794 to 1966, the U.S. Army on

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Grand Portage National Monument, Minnesota Camping & Hiking

Directions Traveling northeast or southwest on MN Hwy 61 visitors will see signs alerting the approach to Grand Portage National Monument. A right turn exit lane or left turn from Hwy 61 at the Grand Portage Trading Post will take visitors onto Casino Road. Turn left at the first stop sign from Casino Road to Mile Creek Road. About 3/4 mile on Mile Creek Road, look for the large wooden entrance sign. Turn left up the short hill into the Heritage Center parking lot. Phone (218) 475-0123 Activities HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, CAMPING, HIKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Minnesota Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Minnesota Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Minnesota Recreation Areas Grand Portage National Monument Official Website Grand Portage National Monument Map Travel into the past to discover

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Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, Utah Camping & Hiking

Directions Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument is located in southern Utah, approximately 290 highway miles south of Salt Lake City or 250 miles east of Las Vegas. Two paved roads provide access to the Monument: Highway 89 on the south and Highway 12 on the north. The Monument is REMOTE, and nearly all of its north to south roads are PRIMITIVE. Acquire good information before venturing into the Monument’s interior, including a good road map that is readable and understandable. Think of time and level of difficulty, not just miles. Choose roads and trails that match your vehicle, driving skills and experience. ALWAYS bring plenty of water, and make sure that your vehicle is in good working condition and adequately supplied for emergencies. [All vehicles and bicycles must stay on roads. Driving off roads is prohibited. CFR 8341.1 (c)]. Phone 435 644-4300 Activities AUTO TOURING, BIKING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, CAMPING,

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Hagerman Fossil Beds National Monument, Idaho Camping & Hiking

Directions When visiting Hagerman Fossil Beds NM we recommend you stop at the Visitor Center, located at 221 N State St, to begin your visit. There you get the latest information, see an introductory DVD, view fossils up close, and obtain helpful information about the amenities available in the area. Hagerman Fossil Beds NM Visitor Center, 221 North State Street, is located along Highway 30 in the town of Hagerman across from the high school. Phone (208) 933-4105 Activities HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, PICNICKING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Idaho Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Idaho Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Idaho Recreation Areas Hagerman Fossil Beds National Monument Official Website Hagerman Fossil Beds National Monument Map Do you know horses evolved in North America? The Hagerman Horse, Equus simplicidens, is the first

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Hamilton Grange National Memorial, New York Camping & Hiking

Directions Hamilton Grange National Memorial is in Saint Nicholas Park in Manhattan. It is located at 414 West 141st Street, between Convent Avenue and St. Nicholas Avenue. Phone (646) 548-2310 Activities HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: New York Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: New York Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More New York Recreation Areas Hamilton Grange National Memorial Official Website Hamilton Grange National Memorial Map Alexander Hamilton created the tools for the success of the United States. From his humble beginnings as an orphan on the Caribbean island of Nevis, he became George Washington’s right-hand man. Come visit Hamilton Grange and find out more about this controversial founder and the country home that he built on his Harlem estate.

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Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Monument, Maryland Camping & Hiking

Directions The Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center is located approximately 11 miles south of Cambridge, Maryland. From US 50, turn south on Route 16. Follow Route 16 to Church Creek about 7 miles; turn south on Route 335 / Golden Hill Road. Follow Route 335 about 4.5 miles, and the visitor center is on the right. Latitude/Longitude: 38.4445934, -76.1426984 Phone (410) 221-2290 Activities PICNICKING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Maryland Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Maryland Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Maryland Recreation Areas Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Monument Official Website Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Monument Map Harriet Tubman was a deeply spiritual woman who lived her ideals and dedicated her life to freedom. She is the Underground Railroad™s best known conductor and before the Civil War repeatedly risked her

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Homestead National Monument of America, Nebraska Camping & Hiking

Directions The park is 4 miles west of Beatrice on State Highway 4. From the U.S. 77 and U.S. 136 intersection in downtown Beatrice take U.S. 136 approximately 1.2 miles west. Turn right onto Nebraska Highway 4 and follow the signs.After the road has curved west and you have traveled 4 miles, you will enter Homestead National Monument and see signs for the different buildings at the park. Phone (402) 223-3514 Activities HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, HIKING, PICNICKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Nebraska Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Nebraska Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Nebraska Recreation Areas Homestead National Monument of America Official Website Homestead National Monument of America Map With the promise of Free Land, the Homestead Act of 1862 enticed millions to cultivate the frontier. Families, immigrants, women,

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Hovenweep National Monument, Colorado Camping & Hiking

Directions Do not use GPS to find your way. There are numerous paved and dirt roads intersecting each other in this remote corner of Utah. The Hovenweep Visitor Center is located 40-45 miles from Cortez, Colorado, and Blanding and Bluff, Utah. Follow driving directions on our webpage. Phone (970) 562-4282 Activities CAMPING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Colorado Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Colorado Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Colorado Recreation Areas Hovenweep National Monument Official Website Hovenweep National Monument Map 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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Jewel Cave National Monument, South Dakota Camping & Hiking

Directions By car: Jewel Cave National Monument is located 13 miles west of Custer, South Dakota and 24 miles east of Newcastle, Wyoming on U.S. Highway 16. The Monument is about 54 miles from Rapid City, South Dakota via U.S. Highway 16 / 385. By plane: The nearest major airport, Rapid City Regional Airport, is 63 miles away. Phone (605) 673-8300 Activities HIKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: South Dakota Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: South Dakota Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More South Dakota Recreation Areas Jewel Cave National Monument Official Website Jewel Cave National Monument Map Immerse yourself within the third longest cave in the world. With over 208 miles of mapped and surveyed passages, this underground wilderness appeals to human curiosity. Its splendor is revealed through fragile formations and

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John Day Fossil Beds National Monument, Oregon Camping & Hiking

Directions John Day Fossil Beds encompasses 14,000 acres in three geographically separated units in Oregon: Sheep Rock, Painted Hills, and Clarno. The Sheep Rock Unit is located between the towns of Dayville and Kimberly. The Painted Hills Unit is located 9 miles northwest of of the town of Mitchell. The Clarno Unit is located on Highway 218 twenty miles west of the town of Fossil. Phone (541) 987-2333 Activities HIKING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Oregon Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Oregon Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Oregon Recreation Areas John Day Fossil Beds National Monument Official Website John Day Fossil Beds National Monument Map Colorful rock formations at John Day Fossil Beds preserve a world class record of plant and animal evolution, changing climate, and past ecosystems that span over 40 million

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Johnstown Flood National Memorial, Pennsylvania Camping & Hiking

Directions Take US Route 219 to the St Michael/Sidman exit. At the end of the exit ramp head East on PA 869 (there is a park sign at the end of the exit ramp). Travel approximately 1.5 miles on PA 869 watching for a left turn onto Lake Road at the sign for Johnstown Flood National Memorial. Follow Lake Road 1.5 miles until the visitor center appears on your right. Please park safely in the designated parking lot and not block any emergency access roads. Phone (814) 886-6170 Activities HIKING, PICNICKING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Pennsylvania Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Pennsylvania Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Pennsylvania Recreation Areas Johnstown Flood National Memorial Official Website Johnstown Flood National Memorial Map The South Fork dam failed on Friday, May 31, 1889 and

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Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument, New Mexico Camping & Hiking

Directions From Albuquerque, head north on I-25 and take the exit for Santo Domingo/Cochiti Lake Recreation Area (Exit 259) off I-25 onto NM 22. Follow the signs on NM 22 to Cochiti Pueblo and Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument. From Santa Fe, head south on I-25 and take the Cochiti Pueblo Exit 264 off I-25 onto NM 16. Turn right off NM 16 onto NM 22, and follow the signs to Cochiti Pueblo and the National Monument. Note, following the GPS coordinates may take you through tribal lands that are not accessible. Please follow the directions above and access the Monument from I-25. Phone Monument: 505-331-6259, Field Office: 505-761-8700 Activities HIKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, DAY USE AREA Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: New Mexico Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: New Mexico Hiking Trails Related

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Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument, Maine Camping & Hiking

Directions Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument is located in north central Maine approximately a 2.5-hour drive west of Acadia National Park in Bar Harbor and 1.5-hour drive north of Bangor, Maine, both of which are served by regional airports. Phone (207) 456-6001 Activities FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PADDLING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Maine Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Maine Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Maine Recreation Areas Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument Official Website Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument Map Spread across a wild landscape offering spectacular views of Mount Katahdin, Katahdin Woods and Waters invites discovery of its rivers, streams, woods, flora, fauna, geology, and the night skies that have attracted humans for millennia.

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Lava Beds National Monument, California Camping & Hiking

Directions Lava Beds is a truly remote park, in a corner of California most people never visit. Most roads into this area wind through mountains, and along rivers, and travel may take longer than expected. Services are few and far between and winter driving conditions can be encountered anytime between fall and spring. Phone (530) 667-8113 Activities AUTO TOURING, BIKING, CAMPING, HIKING, PICNICKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: California Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: California Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More California Recreation Areas Lava Beds National Monument Official Website Lava Beds National Monument Map Lava Beds National Monument is a land of turmoil, both geological and historical. Over the last half-million years, volcanic eruptions on the Medicine Lake shield volcano have created a rugged landscape dotted with diverse volcanic features. More

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Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial, Indiana Camping & Hiking

Directions From the east or west – From Interstate 64, exit onto US 231, (exit 57A). Travel south on US 231 to Indiana Highway 162. Take the Santa Claus/Gentryville exit. Turn west (right) on Indiana Highway 162; go 1-1/2 miles to the park entrance on the right. From the north or south – From US 231 take the Santa Claus/Gentryville exit. Turn west on Indiana Highway 162; go 1-1/2 miles to the park entrance on the right. Phone (812) 937-4541 Activities HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, HIKING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Indiana Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Indiana Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Indiana Recreation Areas Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial Official Website Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial Map Abraham Lincoln grew from youth to manhood on this southern Indiana soil. Many character and moral

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Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, Montana Camping & Hiking

Directions Take Interstate I-90 and get off at Crow Agency Exit 510 at Jct 212. To reach Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, take Battlefield Tour Road 756 Phone (406) 638-3216 Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Montana Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Montana Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Montana Recreation Areas Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument Official Website Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument Map This area memorializes the US Army’s 7th Cavalry and the Lakotas and Cheyennes in one of the Indian’s last armed efforts to preserve their way of life. Here on June 25 and 26 of 1876, 263 soldiers, including Lt. Col. George A. Custer and attached personnel of the US Army, died fighting several thousand Lakota and Cheyenne warriors.

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Mariana Trench Marine National Monument, NULL Camping & Hiking

Directions Located in the Mariana Archipelago east of the Philippines. Phone 808-792-9560 Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: NULL Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: NULL Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More NULL Recreation Areas Marianas Trench Marine National Monument Map Marianas Trench Marine National Monument “On January 6, 2009, President George W. Bush established the Marianas Trench Marine National Monument under the authority of the Antiquities Act of 1906. The Monument is managed by the Department of the Interior through the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, while consulting with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands, the Department of Defense, and the US Coast Guard. The Monument incorporates approximately 95,216 square miles within three units in the Mariana Archipelago (see map). The Mariana Trench Unit is almost 1,100 miles long

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial National Memorial, District of Columbia Camping & Hiking

Directions GPS Coordinates: 38.886298, -77.044415 GPS navigation: 1850 West Basin Drive SW, Washington, D.C. 20024 Nearest Intersection: West Basin Drive SW & Independence Ave. SW Phone (202) 426-6841 Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: District of Columbia Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: District of Columbia Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More District of Columbia Recreation Areas Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial National Memorial Official Website Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial National Memorial Map Located in downtown Washington, DC, the memorial honors Martin Luther King, Jr.’s legacy and the struggle for freedom, equality, and justice. A prominent leader in the modern civil rights movement, Dr. King was a tireless advocate for racial equality, working class, and the oppressed around the world.

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Mojave Trails National Monument, California Camping & Hiking

Directions From Needles, CA, take I-40 west approx. 10 miles to the U.S. Highway 95 north exit. This is eastern entrance to the monument. Phone 760-326-7000 Activities AUTO TOURING, BIKING, CLIMBING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, CAMPING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, HUNTING, PICNICKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, WILDERNESS, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: California Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: California Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More California Recreation Areas Mojave Trails National Monument Rockhounding in the Mojave Trails National Monument Rockhounding in the Mojave Trails National Monument Visit Mojave Trails National Monument Visit Mojave Trails National Monument Mojave Trails National Monument The Mojave Trails National Monument spans 1.6 million acres of federal lands, including more than 350,000 acres of already Congressionally-designated wilderness, managed by the Bureau of Land Management between Barstow and Needles, California. It

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Montezuma Castle National Monument, Arizona Camping & Hiking

Directions Montezuma Castle: Follow I-17 to exit 289 (90 minutes north of Phoenix, 45 minutes south of Flagstaff). Drive east (through two traffic circles) for approximately 1/2 mile to the blinking red light. Turn left onto Montezuma Castle Road. Montezuma Well: Follow I-17 to exit 293 (north of the exit for Montezuma Castle). Continue through the towns of McGuireville and Rimrock, following the signs for 4 miles to the entrance to the Well. Phone (928) 567-3322 Activities PICNICKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arizona Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arizona Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arizona Recreation Areas Montezuma Castle National Monument Official Website Montezuma Castle National Monument Map Today we gaze through the windows of the past into one of the best preserved cliff dwellings in North America. This 20

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Mount Rushmore National Memorial, South Dakota Camping & Hiking

Directions Visitors traveling by car from the East use Exit 61 off I-90 follow signs. Coming from the West use exit 57 exit at Rapid City and follow U.S. Highway 16 southwest to Keystone and then Highway 244 to Mount Rushmore. Visitors coming from the south should follow Highway 385 north to Highway 244, which is the road leading to the memorial. Phone (605) 574-2523 Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: South Dakota Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: South Dakota Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More South Dakota Recreation Areas Mount Rushmore National Memorial Official Website Mount Rushmore National Memorial Map Majestic figures of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln, surrounded by the beauty of the Black Hills of South Dakota, tell the story of the birth, growth, development and preservation of

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Muir Woods National Monument, California Camping & Hiking

Directions From San Francisco Muir Woods is located 11 miles north of the Golden Gate Bridge Take Hwy 101 North Then the Mill Valley/Highway 1/ Stinson Beach Exit Follow the signs to Hwy 1 Follow the signs to Muir Woods From the East Bay Take Hwy 580/Richmond/San Rafael Bridge West Then Hwy 101 South Take the Stinson Beach/Mill Valley Exit Follow the signs to Highway 1 Follow the signs to Muir Woods Vehicles over 35 feet long are prohibited. There are no RV parking facilities. Phone (415) 561-2850 Activities HIKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: California Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: California Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More California Recreation Areas Muir Woods National Monument Official Website Muir Woods National Monument Map Walk among old growth coast redwoods, cooling their roots in

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National Mall and Memorial Parks, District of Columbia Camping & Hiking

Directions National Mall and Memorial Parks preserves more than one thousand acres of federal parkland in Washington, DC, including: the Washington Monument, Lincoln Memorial, Jefferson Memorial, Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial, Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Korean War Veterans Memorial, DC War Memorial, and East and West Potomac Parks; Pennsylvania Avenue National Historic Site, Ford’s Theatre National Historic Site. Phone (202) 426-6841 Activities BOATING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: District of Columbia Campgrounds HAINS POINT PICNIC AREA (East Potomac Park) Parkway Drive-Volleyball Courts Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: District of Columbia Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More District of Columbia Recreation Areas National Mall and Memorial Parks Official Website National Mall and Memorial Parks Map Each year, millions of people visit National Mall and Memorial Parks to recreate, to commemorate presidential legacies, to

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Natural Bridges National Monument, Utah Camping & Hiking

Directions The entrance to Natural Bridges is at the end of UT 275, which is roughly 35 miles west of Blanding, Utah, on UT 95. Driving time from Blanding is roughly 45 minutes. Phone (435) 692-1234 Activities CAMPING, HIKING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Utah Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Utah Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Utah Recreation Areas Natural Bridges National Monument Official Website Natural Bridges National Monument Map 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 ancestral Puebloans who once made this place their home.

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Navajo National Monument, Arizona Camping & Hiking

Directions Drive 9 Miles at the end of AZ Highway 564, off US Highway 160. Phone (928) 672-2700 Activities HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, CAMPING, HIKING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arizona Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arizona Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arizona Recreation Areas Navajo National Monument Official Website Navajo National Monument Map Navajo National Monument was established in 1909 to preserve and interpret the archaeological and cultural heritage of the Ancestral Pueblo people who built Tsegi Phase villages within the natural sandstone alcoves of the canyons. Betatakin, Keet Seel, and Inscription House were occupied from approximately 1250 AD to 1300 AD and are among the best preserved cliff dwellings in the state of Arizona.

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Oklahoma City National Memorial, Oklahoma Camping & Hiking

Directions The Memorial & Museum are located at 6th St. and Harvey Ave in Oklahoma City, OK. Phone (405) 609-8859 Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Oklahoma Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Oklahoma Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Oklahoma Recreation Areas Oklahoma City National Memorial Official Website Oklahoma City National Memorial Map The outdoor symbolic memorial is a place of quiet reflection, honoring victims, survivors, rescuers, and all who were changed forever on April 19, 1995. It encompasses the now sacred soil where the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building once stood, capturing and preserving forever the place and events that changed the world.

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Oregon Caves National Monument & Preserve, Oregon Camping & Hiking

Directions Take 199 to Cave Junction, Oregon. Turn onto OR-46 (a Chevron gas station is on the corner). Follow OR-46 for 20 miles to the Monument and Preserve. Phone (541) 592-2100 Activities CAMPING, HIKING, HUNTING, PICNICKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, SWIMMING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Oregon Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Oregon Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Oregon Recreation Areas Oregon Caves National Monument & Preserve Official Website Oregon Caves National Monument & Preserve Map Deep within the Siskiyou Mountains are dark, twisting passages that await your discovery. Eons of acidic water seeping into marble rock created and decorated the wondrous Marble Halls of Oregon. Join a tour, get a taste of what caving is all about, and explore a mountain from the inside and out.

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Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, Arizona Camping & Hiking

Directions The Kris Eggle Visitor Center is located on Highway 85, approximately 25 miles south of Why, AZ. Phone (520) 387-6849 Activities AUTO TOURING, BIKING, CAMPING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, HORSE CAMPING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arizona Campgrounds TWIN PEAKS CAMPGROUND Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arizona Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arizona Recreation Areas Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument Official Website Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument Map Look closely. Look again. The sights and sounds of Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, an International Biosphere Reserve, reveal a thriving community of plants and animals. Human stories echo throughout this desert preserve, chronicling thousands of years of desert living. A scenic drive, wilderness hike or a night of camping will expose you to a living desert that thrives.

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Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument, Hawaii Camping & Hiking

Directions The Monument includes all federally owned or controlled emergent and submerged lands of the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands and the waters that surround and lie atop them. They begin approximately 115 nautical miles (140 miles) northwest of the main Hawaiian Islands, and extend northwest for more than 950 nautical miles (1,200 miles). The outer boundaries of the Monument include marine waters in the NWHI extending out approximately 50 miles on both sides of the chain of islands. The terrestrial habitats within the Monument are part of the Hawaiian Islands National Wildlife Refuge, established by President Theodore Roosevelt, or the Midway National Wildlife, established in 1996 by transfer from the Navy. Phone 808-397-2660 Activities HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PHOTOGRAPHY, SWIMMING, DIVING, SNORKELING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Hawaii Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose

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Parashant National Monument, Utah Camping & Hiking

Directions The monument is located in the northwest corner of Arizona, bordering Nevada to the west and near the southern border of Utah. There are no paved roads or visitor services within the monument’s million-plus acres. Visitors should be prepared for travel on rugged dirt roads. Traveling with an appropriate high clearance vehicle equipped with all-terrain tires. The spare tire should also be all-terrain rated. The monument has entry roads from Nevada, Utah and Arizona. Phone (435) 688-3200 Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Utah Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Utah Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Utah Recreation Areas Parashant National Monument Official Website Parashant National Monument Map Take a lonely and rocky two-track road in a 4×4 to the edge of the Grand Wash Cliffs. Find a stunning solitary vista deep into the

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Pearl Harbor National Memorial, Hawaii Camping & Hiking

Directions Please input our address rather than just “Pearl Harbor,” as this will take you to the active military base, not the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center. Phone (808) 422-3399 Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Hawaii Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Hawaii Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Hawaii Recreation Areas Pearl Harbor National Memorial Official Website Pearl Harbor National Memorial Map At the Pearl Harbor National Memorial, learn about one of the most pivotal moments in US history: the attack on Pearl Harbor, and the subsequent entry of the United States into World War II.

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Perry’s Victory & International Peace Memorial, Ohio Camping & Hiking

Directions Perry’s Victory and International Peace Memorial is located within the Village of Put-in-Bay, Ohio on South Bass Island. The most common way to reach the island is by the Jet Express or Miller Boat Line ferries. When traveling east, use Ohio Turnpike to US 250 north to SR 2 west. When traveling west, use Ohio Turnpike to SR 53 north to SR 2 east. From SR 2 take the SR 163 exit OR the ST 250 exit for the Jet Express passenger ferry, Or take the SR 53 exit for Miller Boat Line vehicle and passenger ferry. Phone (419) 285-2184 Activities BOATING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Ohio Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Ohio Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Ohio Recreation Areas Perry’s Victory & International Peace Memorial

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Petroglyph National Monument, New Mexico Camping & Hiking

Directions GPS: Lat: 35.139 Long: -106.711 From Interstate 40, take the Unser Blvd. exit (#154) proceed north 3 miles to Western Trail. Turn left or west onto Western Trail and follow road to the Visitor Information Center parking lot. From Interstate 25, take the Paseo del Norte exit (#232) and proceed west to Coors Road exit south (must be in center lane to veer left at the Y). Proceed south on Coors Road to Western Trail. Turn right or west onto Western Trail and follow road to the Visitor Info Center parking lot. Phone (505) 899-0205 Activities HIKING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: New Mexico Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: New Mexico Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More New Mexico Recreation Areas Petroglyph National Monument Official Website Petroglyph National Monument Map Petroglyph National Monument

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Pipe Spring National Monument, Arizona Camping & Hiking

Directions Pipe Spring National Monument is located 15 miles west of Fredonia, AZ and 45 miles east of Hurricane, UT. From Interstate 15, turn onto Utah State Route 9 in Hurricane, Utah. Take Utah State Route 59 east out of Hurricane. This road turns into Arizona State Route 389 at the state line. Pipe Spring is 45 miles east of Hurricane. From Utah Highway 89 and 89A, turn onto Arizona State Route 389 in Fredonia, Arizona. Pipe Spring is 15 miles west of Fredonia. Phone (928) 643-7105 Activities HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, CAMPING, HIKING, PICNICKING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arizona Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arizona Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arizona Recreation Areas Pipe Spring National Monument Official Website Pipe Spring National Monument Map Beneath vermilion cliffs, American Indians, Mormon ranchers,

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Pipestone National Monument, Minnesota Camping & Hiking

Directions Plane: Commercial service – located at Sioux Falls, SD -Joe Foss Field airport. 50 miles from Pipestone National Monument. Rental cars are available at the airport. Non-Commercial service – located at Pipestone MN airport. Courtesy car or transit service available to Pipestone National Monument from the airport. Car: Pipestone National Monument is easily accessible from local highways. When you reach the city of Pipestone, road signs will lead you to Pipestone National Monument. Phone (507) 825-5464 Activities HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, PICNICKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Minnesota Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Minnesota Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Minnesota Recreation Areas Pipestone National Monument Official Website Pipestone National Monument Map For countless generations, American Indians have quarried the red pipestone found at this site. These grounds are sacred to

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Port Chicago Naval Magazine National Memorial, California Camping & Hiking

Directions The Port Chicago Naval Magazine National Memorial is on an active military base, so it is only accessible by reservation. The shuttle picks up visitors with reservations at the John Muir National Historic Site. Please know that all visitors for the memorial must have a reservation. Please visit our website for information on how to obtain reservations. Phone (925) 228-8860 Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: California Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: California Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More California Recreation Areas Port Chicago Naval Magazine National Memorial Official Website Port Chicago Naval Magazine National Memorial Map On the evening of July 17, 1944, residents in the San Francisco east bay area were jolted awake by a massive explosion that cracked windows and lit up the night sky. At Port Chicago Naval Magazine, 320

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Poverty Point National Monument, Louisiana Camping & Hiking

Directions By car, from Interstate 20, take the Delhi exit and travel north on LA 17, east on LA 134 and north on LA 577. Phone (318) 926-5492 Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Louisiana Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Louisiana Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Louisiana Recreation Areas Poverty Point National Monument Official Website Poverty Point National Monument Map Now a nearly forgotten culture, Poverty Point at its peak 3,000 years ago was part of an enormous trading network that stretched for hundreds of miles across the continent. It was – and is – also an engineering marvel, the product of five million hours of labor. Explore the culture of a highly sophisticated people who left behind one of North America™s most important archeological sites.

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Prehistoric Trackways National Monument, New Mexico Camping & Hiking

Directions Coming from the North (I-25): At the Doсa Ana Exit: From NM320 (Thorpe Road) in Doсa Ana, go west to US 85, then go north about a half a mile to Shalem Colony Road. Turn west on Shalem Colony Trail, which curves to the south. Go about 1.5 miles until you cross over the Rio Grande, and take a right onto county road, Rocky Acres Trail. After turning on Rocky Acres Trail, go approximately 1/4 mile, and then turn left onto the only dirt road (Permian Track Road) leading to the west. Cross over a cattleguard, and continue to the west. This road, past about a mile, is for high-clearance, 4wd vehicles only. Coming from the South (Las Cruces): Travel on Picacho Ave./Hwy. 70, at the stop light with Shalem Colony Trail. Go north on Shalem Colony Trail for approximately 5.5 miles. Prior to reaching the Rio Grande, you

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Pullman National Monument, Illinois Camping & Hiking

Directions For detailed directions please visit the park’s website. Phone (773) 468-9310 Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Illinois Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Illinois Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Illinois Recreation Areas Pullman National Monument Official Website Pullman National Monument Map In a growing Chicago neighborhood, diverse people and stories intertwine. All were seeking opportunity. Some succeeded. Others were limited”by race, gender, or economic status. Their stories came together in Pullman, a planned community famed for its urban design and architecture.

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Rainbow Bridge National Monument, Arizona Camping & Hiking

Directions Rainbow Bridge National Monument is located between Glen Canyon National Recreation Area and the Navajo Nation. There are no roads in the vicinity of the monument. Rainbow Bridge can be reached by boat on Lake Powell or by hiking one of two trails around Navajo Mountain on the Navajo Nation, by permit only. Boat tours are available. The entrance to Forbidding Canyon is located at buoy 42 on Lake Powell. Boaters should be familiar with the Aids to Navigation (buoy) system and use a navigational map. Phone (928) 608-6200 Activities BOATING, HIKING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arizona Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arizona Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arizona Recreation Areas Rainbow Bridge National Monument Official Website Rainbow Bridge National Monument Map Rainbow Bridge is one of the world’s largest known

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Rio Grande del Norte National Monument, New Mexico Camping & Hiking

Directions The RÍo Grande del Norte National Monument, Wild Rivers Visitor Center is located in Cerro, NM, at 1120 Cerro Road. Go north from Questa on NM 522 and turn left on State Road 378; the Visitor Center is about 17 miles from the turn off. Phone 575-758-8851 Activities AUTO TOURING, BIKING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, HUNTING, PICNICKING, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PADDLING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: New Mexico Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: New Mexico Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More New Mexico Recreation Areas The RÍo Grande del Norte National Monument is comprised of rugged, wide open plains at an average elevation of 7,000 feet, dotted by volcanic cones, and cut by steep canyons with rivers tucked away in their depths. The RÍo Grande carves an 800 foot deep gorge

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Roger Williams National Memorial, Rhode Island Camping & Hiking

Directions From Interstate 95 North, take Exit 23 – State Offices. Take a left at the light to the bottom of Orms Street. At light, right onto Charles Street; continue straight through one light, then quick left into memorial parking lot. From Interstate 95 South, take Exit 23 – Charles Street. Take first left onto Ashburton Street and continue straight through three lights. After the third light, take a quick left into the memorial parking lot. Phone (401) 521-7266 Activities HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE Related Link(s) More Rhode Island Recreation Areas Roger Williams National Memorial Official Website Roger Williams National Memorial Map Roger Williams National Memorial commemorates the life of the founder of Rhode Island and a champion of the ideal of religious freedom. Williams, banished from Massachusetts for his beliefs, founded Providence in 1636. This colony served as a refuge where all could come to worship as their conscience

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Russell Cave National Monument, Alabama Camping & Hiking

Directions Russell Cave National Monument is located at 3729 County Road 98 in Bridgeport, Alabama. It is situated in the northeast corner of Alabama, just south of the Tennessee state line. Phone (256) 495-2672 Activities HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, HIKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Alabama Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Alabama Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Alabama Recreation Areas Russell Cave National Monument Official Website Russell Cave National Monument Map Russell Cave is an archaeological site with one of the most complete records of prehistoric cultures in the Southeast. Thousands of years ago a portion of Russell Cave’s entrance collapsed, creating a shelter that, for more than 10,000 years, was home to prehistoric peoples. Today it provides clues to the daily lifeways of early North American inhabitants dating from 10,000

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Salinas Pueblo Missions National Monument, New Mexico Camping & Hiking

Directions Reach the Mountainair Headquarters by taking I-25 south from Albuquerque to Belen, then NM 47 diagonally to US 60, then east 21 miles to Mountainair. To travel the historic highway route (Turquoise Highway) from the north, take I-40 east from Albuquerque to NM 337, drive south 47 miles (76K) to junction with NM State Highway 55. Proceed right (west) on Hwy 55 about 16 miles (26 K). Turn right on Highway 60 and proceed one block to HQ. Information on the ruins & surrounding area is available here. Phone (505) 847-2585 Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: New Mexico Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: New Mexico Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More New Mexico Recreation Areas Salinas Pueblo Missions National Monument Official Website Salinas Pueblo Missions National Monument Map Tucked away in the middle

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Sand to Snow National Monument, California Camping & Hiking

Directions The sandy part of Sand to Snow is accessible at the Whitewater Canyon Preserve area within the monument – the turnoff for Whitewater Canyon is five miles west of Palm Springs on Interstate 10. Take Whitewater Canyon Road five miles north to the trailhead. To visit the snowy parts go to Forest Falls and a short hike on the Vivian Creek Trail. To reach the trailhead, continue west on I-10; take the exit to Yucaipa and follow State Highway 38 north, then east to Forest Falls. Phone 760-833-7100 Activities CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, HUNTING, WINTER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: California Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: California Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More California Recreation Areas Encompassing 154,000 acres, including just over 100,000 acres of already congressionally-designated Wilderness,

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Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains National Monument, California Camping & Hiking

Directions The Santa Rosa Mountains Visitor Center located off State Highway 74 south of Palm Desert was dedicated in 1996 and open to the public. The Visitor Center address is 51-500 Hwy 74, Palm Desert, CA 92260 and is 4 miles south of the intersection of Highway 74 and Highway 111 in Palm Desert. Phone 760-862-9984 (Visitor Center) or 760-833-7100 (Field Office) Activities AUTO TOURING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, CAMPING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, HUNTING, PICNICKING, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING, WILDERNESS, PHOTOGRAPHY, HORSE CAMPING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: California Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: California Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More California Recreation Areas Santa Rosa San Jacinto Mountains National Monument 15th Anniversary Visit Us – Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains National Monument The Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains provide

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Scotts Bluff National Monument, Nebraska Camping & Hiking

Directions Visitors traveling east-west on Interstate 80 can exit at Kimball, Nebraska and drive 45 miles north on Highway 71. Follow National Park Service signs three miles west of Gering, Nebraska on Old Oregon Trail (State Highway 92 West). Visitors following Old Oregon Trail along the North Platte River using State Highway 26 or 92, should follow the National Park Service signs. Phone (308) 436-9700 Activities HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, HIKING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Nebraska Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Nebraska Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Nebraska Recreation Areas Scotts Bluff National Monument Official Website Scotts Bluff National Monument Map Towering 800 feet above the North Platte River, Scotts Bluff has served as a landmark for peoples from Native Americans to emigrants on the Oregon, California and Mormon Trails to modern

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Sonoran Desert National Monument, Arizona Camping & Hiking

Directions The Sonoran Desert National Monument is in south central Arizona, 60 miles from Phoenix. Interstate 8 provides some access at the Vekol interchange (Exit 144) and the Freeman Interchange (Exit 140). State Highway 238 and the Maricopa Road afford access to the North Maricopa Mountains and the Butterfield Overland Stage Route. Phone (623) 580-5500 Activities HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, HUNTING, OFF HIGHWAY VEHICLE, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arizona Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arizona Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arizona Recreation Areas Overview The Sonoran Desert National Monument contains magnificent examples of untrammeled Sonoran Desert landscape. This National Monument is the most biologically diverse of the North American deserts, and the monument captures a significant portion of that diversity. The most striking aspect of the plant

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Statue Of Liberty National Monument, New York Camping & Hiking

Directions Liberty Island is located in New York Harbor, and can only be reached by boat. Ferries operated by Statue Cruises depart from Battery Park in Lower Manhattan in New York City, New York and Liberty State Park in Jersey City, New Jersey. Phone (212) 363-3200 Activities BOATING, PICNICKING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: New York Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: New York Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More New York Recreation Areas Statue Of Liberty National Monument Official Website Statue Of Liberty National Monument Map “The Statue of Liberty Enlightening the World” was a gift of friendship from the people of France to the United States and is recognized as a universal symbol of freedom and democracy. The Statue of Liberty was dedicated on October 28, 1886. It was designated as a National

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Stonewall National Monument, New York Camping & Hiking

Directions Christopher Park is bounded by Christopher, Grove, and West Fourth Streets. By subway, take the Broadway 1 Line – 7th Avenue local to Christopher Street-Sheridan Square Station; or via the 7th Avenue bus line on the M8 or M20. From Jersey City, take the Holland Tunnel to Ericsson Pl, via exit 3, then take the Avenue of the Americas north to Christopher Street. From Brooklyn take the Manhattan Bridge to Canal Street, then take the Avenue of the Americas north to Christopher Street. Phone (212) 668-2577 Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: New York Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: New York Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More New York Recreation Areas Stonewall National Monument Official Website Stonewall National Monument Map Before the 1960s almost everything about living openly as a lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender,

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Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument, Arizona Camping & Hiking

Directions Sunset Crater Volcano and Wupatki National Monuments are connected by loop road FR-545. Visitors can enter the loop road near mile markers 430 (Sunset Crater Volcano) and 444 (Wupatki) on U.S. Highway 89. Phone (928) 526-0502 Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arizona Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arizona Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arizona Recreation Areas Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument Official Website Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument Map The cinder cone volcano’s rim is the dusky red of sunset, but the crater is only part of the story. Around 1085 the ground began to shake, and lava spewed high into the air. When the eruption finished, it had changed both the landscape and the people who lived here. Today, it teaches how nature and humankind affect each other”and how rebirth and

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Thaddeus Kosciuszko National Memorial, Pennsylvania Camping & Hiking

Directions The Thaddeus Kosciuszko National Memorial is located at 301 Pine Street in Philadelphia. It is within walking distance of Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell Center. Parking is quite limited near the site. The site is easily accessible by public transportation. See the park’s web page for directions. Phone (215) 965-2305 Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Pennsylvania Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Pennsylvania Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Pennsylvania Recreation Areas Thaddeus Kosciuszko National Memorial Official Website Thaddeus Kosciuszko National Memorial Map Visit the house where wounded Polish freedom fighter Thaddeus Kosciuszko lived and hear how this brilliant military engineer designed successful fortifications during the American Revolution. See the room where he received notable visitors such as Chief Little Turtle and Thomas Jefferson.

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Timpanogos Cave National Monument, Utah Camping & Hiking

Directions From I-15: Take Exit 284 (Alpine-Highland exit), turn east on State Highway 92 and proceed ten miles (16km) to the monument. UT 40 or U.S. 189: Travel UT 189 through Provo Canyon, west on Orem 800 North (UT 52). After 2.4 miles turn right on State Street UT- 89. After 3.8 miles, turn onto Pleasant Grove 100 East (UT 146). Stay on this road for almost five miles, as it turns in Canyon Road and takes you to the mouth of American Fork Canyon. Turn right up American Fork Canyon to visitor center. Phone (801)756-5239 Activities HIKING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Utah Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Utah Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Utah Recreation Areas Timpanogos Cave National Monument Official Website Timpanogos Cave National Monument Map Hike your way past

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Tonto National Monument, Arizona Camping & Hiking

Directions The cliff dwellings at Tonto National Monument are roughly two hours from the Phoenix metro area, located in the Tonto Basin. The monument is off AZ Highway 188 near Roosevelt Lake. The nearest major towns are Globe (30 miles) and Payson (50 miles). See our Directions page for recommendations on the best way to drive here from the larger metro areas of Arizona. Phone (928) 467-2241 Activities HIKING, PICNICKING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arizona Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arizona Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arizona Recreation Areas Tonto National Monument Official Website Tonto National Monument Map The Salado Phenomena, 700 years ago, blended ideas of neighboring Native American cultures to emerge a unique and vibrant society. Tonto National Monument showcases two Salado-style cliff dwellings. Colorful pottery, woven cotton cloth, and

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Tule Lake National Monument, California Camping & Hiking

Directions The visitor center is located at the Tulelake – Butte Valley Fairgrounds at 800 Main St. Tulelake, CA 96134 Phone 5302600537or5306678113 Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: California Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: California Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More California Recreation Areas Tule Lake National Monument Official Website Tule Lake National Monument Map The Tule Lake National Monument includes both the the Tule Lake Segregation Center, the largest and most controversial of the sites where Japanese Americans were incarcerated during World War II, and Camp Tulelake, which was first a Civilian Conservation Corps camp, then an additional facility to detain Japanese Americans, and finally a prisoner of war camp.

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Tule Springs Fossil Beds National Monument, Nevada Camping & Hiking

Directions Because Tule Springs is a new park, there is no visitor center, facilities or parking areas. Right now to access the park, people can park on nearby public roads in the cities of Las Vegas and North Las Vegas, and they can enter the monument on foot. Federal regulations prohibit off-roading in the park. Vehicles are only permitted on approved roads and only when the vehicles are properly licensed for street use. Phone (702) 293-8853 Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Nevada Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Nevada Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Nevada Recreation Areas Tule Springs Fossil Beds National Monument Official Website Tule Springs Fossil Beds National Monument Map Mammoths, lions and camels once roamed along wetlands just north of what is now known as Las Vegas, Nevada. Their history is

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Tuzigoot National Monument, Arizona Camping & Hiking

Directions From Phoenix or Flagstaff take I-17 to exit 287, and then travel west on Hwy 260 to Cottonwood. Once in Cottonwood travel north through the town on Main Street. Just before Clarkdale you will see signs directing visitors onto Tuzigoot Rd. Phone (928) 634-5564 Activities WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arizona Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arizona Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arizona Recreation Areas Tuzigoot National Monument Official Website Tuzigoot National Monument Map 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 stories will they tell? From the rooftop of the Tuzigoot pueblo it is easy to imagine such a moment. The pueblo shows us this ancient village built by the Sinagua people.

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Upper Missouri River Breaks National Monument, Montana Camping & Hiking

Directions The “Breaks” begins at historic Fort Benton on U.S. Highway 87 and ends 149 miles later where the Robinson Bridge on U.S. Highway 191 crosses the Missouri River. Phone 406-538-1900 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Montana Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Montana Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Montana Recreation Areas This national monument covers about 377,000 acres of BLM-administered public land in central Montana. These lands hold a spectacular array of plant life, wildlife, unique geological features, endless recreational opportunities, and significant historical and cultural values. The rugged landscape has retained much of its unspoiled character over the centuries and, as a result, offers outstanding opportunities for solitude and dispersed recreation. In some areas, the BLM lands are intermingled with State of

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Waco Mammoth National Monument, Texas Camping & Hiking

Directions From I-35 North, take exit 339 and head west on Lake Shore Drive. Turn right on Steinbeck Bend Drive and travel 1.5 miles to the Monument. From I-35 South, take exit 335C and head northwest on Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard. Continue straight onto Steinbeck Bend Drive and travel 1.5 miles to the Monument. The Monument is easily accessible via personal vehicle, bus, or motor home. Phone (254) 750-7946 Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Texas Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Texas Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Texas Recreation Areas Waco Mammoth National Monument Official Website Waco Mammoth National Monument Map Standing as tall as 14 feet and weighing 20,000 pounds, Columbian mammoths roamed across what is present-day Texas thousands of years ago. Today, the fossil specimens represent the nation’s first and only

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Walnut Canyon National Monument, Arizona Camping & Hiking

Directions Walnut Canyon National Monument is located approximately 7.5 miles (12 km) east of Flagstaff. From Interstate 40, take Exit 204, and turn south. The Walnut Canyon Visitor Center is located at the end of this 3-mile (5 km) road. Phone (928) 526-3367 Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arizona Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arizona Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arizona Recreation Areas Walnut Canyon National Monument Official Website Walnut Canyon National Monument Map Come gaze across curved canyon walls. Among the remarkable geological formations of the canyon itself, the former homes of ancient inhabitants are easily evident. Along the trails you can imagine life within Walnut Canyon, while visiting actual pueblos and walking in the steps of those who came before.

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Wright Brothers National Memorial, North Carolina Camping & Hiking

Directions Wright Brothers National Memorial is located along US 158 in the town of Kill Devil Hills on the Outer Banks of North Carolina. Phone (252) 473-2111 Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: North Carolina Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: North Carolina Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More North Carolina Recreation Areas Wright Brothers National Memorial Official Website Wright Brothers National Memorial Map Wind, sand, and a dream of flight brought Wilbur and Orville Wright to Kitty Hawk, North Carolina where, after four years of scientific experimentation, they achieved the first successful airplane flights on December 17, 1903. With courage and perseverance, these self-taught engineers relied on teamwork and application of the scientific process. What they achieved changed our world forever.

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Wupatki National Monument, Arizona Camping & Hiking

Directions Wupatki and Sunset Crater Volcano National Monuments are connected by loop road FR-545. Visitors can enter the loop road near mile markers 430 (Sunset Crater Volcano) and 444 (Wupatki) on U.S. Highway 89. Phone 9286792365 or 9288561705 Activities HIKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arizona Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arizona Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arizona Recreation Areas Wupatki National Monument Official Website Wupatki National Monument Map Nestled between the Painted Desert and ponderosa highlands of northern Arizona, Wupatki is a landscape of legacies. Ancient pueblos dot red-rock outcroppings across miles of prairie. Where food and water seem impossible to find, people built pueblos, raised families, farmed, traded, and thrived. Today, if you linger and listen, earth and artifacts whisper their stories to us still.

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Yucca House National Monument, Colorado Camping & Hiking

Directions ¢From Cortez, take Hwy. 491 south approximately 8 miles. ¢Take a right on MC County Road B (green sign), which is a dirt road one mile south of MC Road C. ¢Drive 0.8 miles, crossing a paved road (MC Road 21), and take the next dirt road on the right (before the farmhouse on the left). ¢Follow this road north and west for 1.4 miles, and head towards a white ranch house with a red roof on the west horizon. ¢Once at the ranch house, Yucca House NM is on the left side if the driveway. Phone (970) 529-4465 Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Colorado Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Colorado Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Colorado Recreation Areas Yucca House National Monument Official Website Yucca House National Monument Map Through a

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